Orange County District Attorney’s Office (Page 5)

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


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

Opening Statements in the trial of People v. Woods began Thursday, February 21, 2019. Jon M. Woods, 57, Cypress, a workers’ compensation applicant attorney with an office in Signal Hill, is charged in a 37-count Information with conspiring to violate, and with violating, various insurance fraud statutes. Woods is accused …continue reading