Todd Spitzer

A broadside from Spitzer against Tony Rackauckas opened local general election campaigns even before votes have have been officialized.

Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer announced his campaign committee has raised $790,000 as of the June 30 reporting deadline. The total raised included contributions from 667 individual donors and was $416,496.58 greater than Spitzer’s next closest opponent. The campaign reported $547,373.35 cash on hand. As Orange County residents look …continue reading

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Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer issued the following statement on Friday, May 7: An independent outside law firm hired by the County’s CEO conducted an investigation and concluded what the Orange County District Attorney’s Office had previously uncovered and disclosed to the County: a former OCDA manager sexually harassed …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for December 13 through December 19 include new health orders, inmate release order, seasonal events, and the OC Streetcar. Top Ten Stories for December 13 through December 19 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): OC Health …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

OCDA

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

OCDA

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

OCDA

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