Orange County District Attorney’s Office (Page 2)

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Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer was joined by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris at a press conference this morning to announce the prosecution of two business owners who opened up a Garden Grove storefront with the sole purpose of filing false unemployment claims with the state of California for people who …continue reading

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Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer released the following statement criticizing a court ruling in Campbell et. al v. Barnes that requires Sheriff Don Barnes to reduce the inmate population in the Orange County jail system by 50%: A judge’s ruling to reduce the inmate population in the Orange County …continue reading

Yesterday the Orange County District Attorney’s Office received a report that several unauthorized ballot boxes had been placed in Orange County cities. District Attorney investigators assigned to the Office’s Election Team immediately launched an investigation and that investigation is currently underway. Once that investigation is complete, a comprehensive legal review …continue reading

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The 59-year-old CEO of Haliburton International Foods has been charged with engaging in prostitution with a 15-year old and 16-year-old. A 22-year-old woman has been charged with pimping and pandering for arranging to bring the underage girls to him for sex. Ian Charles Schenkel, of Newport Beach, has been charged …continue reading

A previously convicted white supremacist gang member was convicted of second-degree murder for stabbing a 22-year-old man to death in a Laguna Niguel bar in 2015. A jury found Craig Matthew Tanber, 40, of Los Alamitos, guilty of one felony count of second-degree murder for stabbing Shayan Mazroei several times …continue reading

Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Todd Spitzer released the investigation findings and legal conclusions of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department custodial death of Ngoc Dang Nguyen. The full letter, “OCDA Report Custodial Death – Ngoc Dang Nguyen” is available at www.orangecountyda.org by selecting Officer-Involved Shootings and Custodial Death Letters under …continue reading

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Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer released the following statement regarding People v. Robicheaux and Riley: Given the controversial procedural nature of People v. Robicheaux and Riley, upon my assuming the office of the District Attorney of Orange County, I directed my prosecutors to re-evaluate the facts with a com …continue reading