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Angel Stadium will be turned into a real-life Field of Dreams for 2,000 at-risk Orange County children on Wednesday, May 1 as a reward for improving their school attendance and behavior while resisting bad influences. Players from the Angels lineup will join Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer, Orange County …continue reading

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District Attorney Todd Spitzer today announced he is launching an internal investigation into the use of jailhouse informants during the previous administration. Since taking office on January 7, 2019, Spitzer has launched six critical initiatives designed to prevent misconduct from occurring in the future, including adopting a revised jailhouse informant …continue reading

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Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer and members of his executive team met with Governor Gavin Newsom’s office to share the concerns of crime victims over the governor’s death penalty moratorium. District Attorney Spitzer hand-delivered this letter to the governor to share the stories of crime victims and how the …continue reading

The Orange County District Attorney-Public Administrator’s Office will hold its first live property auction since 2016, auctioning off six probate residential properties at the District Attorney’s Office, 401 Civic Center Drive West, Santa Ana. Doors open at 8:00 a.m. for bidder registration. Bidders are required to bring a $10,000 cashier’s …continue reading

Three men were arrested and charged after a five-month investigation into a special circumstances gang murder in Fullerton. On March 11, 2019, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office charged Carlos Castaneda, 35, Buena Park, and Tommy Antonio Navarette, 19, Anaheim, with one felony count each of murder and street terrorism. …continue reading

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California law supported by voters permits the District Attorney to seek death if the aggravating factors substantially outweigh the mitigating factors. Civilized society has spoken loud and clear about the pursuit of the death penalty for premeditated murderers whose crimes meet the criteria established by the penal code and weighed …continue reading

A man was convicted today of the special circumstances stabbing-murder of his wife and their infant son. Kwame Adom Carpenter, 27, Anaheim, was found guilty by a jury on Feb. 26, 2019, of two felony counts of murder with special circumstances for committing multiple murders and a sentencing enhancement allegation …continue reading