UPDATE, JAN. 25, 1:17 P.M.: "America's Sheriff" turned himself in at the Federal Correctional Institution Englewood in
Littleton, Colorado, today to start serving his 5-and-a-half-year sentence, according to Victoria Joseph, a Federal
Bureau of Prisons spokeswoman."I believe justice has been do ... More >>
Since no one correctly guessed who made the prison-rape crack about disgraced, felonious ex-Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona (it was Buena Park pastor Wiley Drake, although the last guess--KOCE-TV's Real Orange anchor Ann Pulice--was HILARIOUS) and we so desperately want to give away the cover abov ... More >>
For more than a year, Mike Carona's legal defense team and its sycophants aimed a portion of their wrath at Brett Sagel, the assistant United States attorney and driving force behind the prosecution of the indicted, ex-Orange County sheriff. They've impugned his motives, belittled his experien ... More >>
"When are you going to write a positive story about Mike Carona?"
--Brian A. Sun, Jones Day defense lawyer for the indicted ex-Orange County sheriff, to me in the hallway at the Ronald Reagan Federal Courthouse in Santa Ana, California this morning prior to my response: "When I wouldn't have to ... More >>
Thursday's Mike Carona corruption trial pitted government witness Joe Cavallo, a lawyer who became infamous for his energetic defense of three gang rapists, and Brian A. Sun, a Jones Day lawyer representing indicted ex-Sheriff Mike Carona, a long-time Cavallo pal. How effective was Sun, who has a ... More >>
"Your honor, he should stop right there."
--Brian A. Sun, a Jones Day defense lawyer for indicted ex-Sheriff Mike Carona, barked in today's federal court trial after Assistant United States Attorney Brett Sagel called Sun's boneheaded bluff about an alleged sexual relationship between ex-Assistant ... More >>
You can credit indicted ex-Sheriff Mike Carona (pictured in his old chick magnet outfit) for turning federal Judge Andrew Guilford’s stately 10th-floor Santa Ana courtroom into a bloody, limb-strewn morgue for the once-touted character of “America’s Sheriff.”
So what do Frank Mickadeit and ... More >>
"[Public access to audio of Sheriff Mike Carona's incriminating statement's that led to his arrest on bribery charges] could taint the jury."
--Brian A. Sun, one of the numerous Jones Day law firm bodies who represent indicted ex-Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona (allegedly) for free, arguing today ... More >>
Brian Sun, the Los Angles-based lawyer representing indicted ex-Orange County sheriff Mike Carona, emerged from U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Guilford's Santa Ana courtroom this afternoon all smiles. Minutes before, Sun and federal prosecutor Ken Julian had selected a panel of 12 citizens to hear ... More >>
Over at the Orange County Register, ace reporter Peggy Lowe writes tonight on Orange County Sheriff's Department blog news that two of indicted ex-Sheriff Mike Carona's Yes Folks (YF) quit today: assistant sheriffs Jo Ann Galisky and Steve Bishop.
Somehow the third and final major YFer embarrassme ... More >>