"They just enjoyed having fun and, you know, probably liked hanging out with the sheriff, thought that was cool . . . You wanna put me in jail for that, put 12 people in the box and let's rock and roll."
--A cocky Mike Carona said to Don Haidl in a secretly recorded 2007 conversation about all the millionaire businessmen who'd given him expensive gifts as Orange County's sheriff.
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(R. Scott Moxley / OC Weekly)