PEN1 boss Wayne MarshallAfter calling members of Public Enemy Number One Death Squad (PEN1) "haters and cowards," federal agent John A. Torres bragged today that government authorities had successfully infiltrated and disrupted Orange County's most notorious white supremacist gang."Their reign of ... More >>
Serial killer before he inked two Nazi SS tats over his throatIt took almost 12 minutes for Superior Court Judge Frank F. Fasel to summarize Billy Joe Johnson's extensive rap sheet and mention a few mitigating factors before finding that the Costa Mesa-bred white supremacist gangster's 30-year sp ... More >>
Brooks: Now married to a Hispanic-surnamed guy, but still has "White" and "Power" tattooed on her left and right legs...Seal Beach lawyer Rey Ochoa is quite the funny guy. His website puts the California-certified attorney on the same professional level as a lawyer who uses a Gmail account as the ... More >>
Billy Joe Johnson says drugs blocked his dreamsOn the day he didn't bother to spike his Mohawk (with jailhouse soap) or tuck in his white button down shirt, Costa Mesa serial killer Billy Joe Johnson received the death penalty recommendation from a somber jury of eight men and four women. Johnson ... More >>
Costa Mesa serial killer say he has no remorseLisping serial killer Billy Joe Johnson (pictured) walked into Orange County Superior Court today in a seemingly relaxed mood despite the shackles, handcuffs and extra security. An animated, wide-eyed smile appeared on Johnson's prison pale face when ... More >>
Will Billy Joe's Suck Up to Prison Gang Work?In what may have been acclaimed homicide prosecutor Ebrahim Baytieh's easiest conviction, a jury this afternoon found Billy Joe Johnson--the notorious, wide-eyed and lisping Costa Mesa white supremacist--guilty in the 2002 conspiracy to execute a fello ... More >>
Who created Billy Joe Johnson?There was something comical about defense attorney Michael Molfetta's opening performance today in the trial of legendary Costa Mesa serial killer/white supremacist Billy Joe Johnson. Molfetta, a former prosecutor with legendary oratory skills, represents Johnson--a ... More >>
White supremacist gangster and killer Michael Lamb (pictured) trotted into a heavily guarded Orange County courtroom this afternoon, chuckled with his lawyers and watched quietly as a court clerk announced the jury's verdict: death.
But the proceedings, which took less than two minutes, nearly lef ... More >>
They are the modern versions of monster stories.
True Crime writers seek out such tales every day, finding them in two sentence-long police blotter blurbs, law enforcement sources lamenting the one that got away, or victims looking for justice. They pile on hours of research and interviews, buildin ... More >>
Sheriff's Lawyer Pal Going to the Slammer: Somehow defense attorney Joe Cavallo—indicted Sheriff Michael S. Carona’s longtime drinking buddy—was able to operate a bail bonds scheme inside Carona’s jail. Hmmm. Wonder how that happened. Any ideas Mikey? Anyhow, yesterday Cavallo (pictured) be ... More >>
Billy Joe Johnson, Orange County's most infamous white supremacist and killer, inched closer this week to San Quentin State Prison's Death Row.
Deputy District Attorney Ebrahim Baytieh charged Johnson (pictured) with the lying-in-wait 2002 murder of a fellow Public Enemy Number One (PENI) Death Squ ... More >>