Orange County District Attorney’s Office (Page 3)

A 28-year-old Garden Grove man has been charged with beating and stabbing his mother to death. Jonathan Michael Warner, 28, of Garden Grove was charged with one felony count of murder. He faces a minimum of 25 years and a maximum of life in prison if convicted. Warner is scheduled …continue reading

A mother and daughter from Westminister have been charged with felony welfare fraud charges for bilking Orange County’s Housing Authority (Section 8) and the County’s In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program out of more than $190,000. The pair is accused of engaging in the largest housing fraud scheme in Orange …continue reading

A 19-year-old camp counselor has been charged with sexually assaulting two young girls during summer camp outings. Nicolas David Cruz, 19, of Mission Viejo was arrested by the Irvine Police Department on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Mission Viejo Christian Church. Cruz works as a part-time camp counselor for the …continue reading

The Orange County District Attorney’s Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting involving an on-duty Fullerton Police Department officer in Anaheim on July 5, 2019. A replica handgun designed to look identical to a Beretta 92 FS handgun was recovered at the scene. An on-duty Fullerton police officer in full uniform …continue reading

Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Todd Spitzer released the investigation findings and legal conclusions of the Anaheim Police Department (APD) custodial death of Ian Elliot Tompko. The full letter, “OCDA Report Custodial Death Investigation – Ian Elliot Tompko,” is available at www.orangecountyda.org by selecting Officer-Involved Shootings and Custodial Death Letters …continue reading

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