SANTA ANA (AP) — The Orange County District Attorney’s Office has formed a committee to review its use of jailhouse informants after misconduct allegations that have sidetracked some criminal cases. 121 more words
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Two former female high school teachers were convicted and sentenced Friday for unlawful sexual intercourse with an underage male student during alcohol and drug fueled camping trip at San Clemente State Beach, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. 270 more words
A 39-year-old man was arraigned Monday for kidnapping and threatening a woman he was dating after carving his name on her chest.
Sergio Joaquin Mendoza was charged with one felony count of kidnapping, one felony count of criminal threats, two felony counts of domestic battery with corporal injury, according to a news release from the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. 241 more words
SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — Authorities said Friday that an attorney was sentenced to nine months in jail for attempting to extort $350,000 from a client’s former employer by threatening to publicly defame her with lies. 340 more words
SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — The state Attorney General’s Office said Friday it would appeal a judge’s decision removing the Orange County District Attorney’s Office from the case of Scott Dekraai, who has been charged in the worst mass killing in the county’s history. 285 more words
A 63-year-old man was charged with murder in the cold-case death of a Santa Ana woman in 1989, authorities announced Thursday.
The arrest of Douglas Gregory Gutridge was the first cold case investigation resulting in a murder charge for the newly formed Orange County Cold Case Homicide Task Force (OCHTF), according to a news release from the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. 148 more words