Is it lewd, criminal conduct for a 25-year-old man to kiss a 12-year-old girl on the lips? In the case of Southern California church piano player Cesar Augusto Romero, Orange County law enforcement officers believed the answer is yes. In fact, prosecutors charged Romero with committing lewd acts o ... More >>
A California Court of Appeal based in Santa Ana has upheld a lower court's $3.3 million judgment for the Kansas City Art Institute after an Orange County Republican power couple reneged on a 2005 pledge to donate $5 million. On Sept. 30, a three-justice appellate panel rejected a contention by Kri ... More >>
On Dec. 11, 2011, Oscar Paz Hernandez rear ended another driver's vehicle in Orange County and fled the scene. The incident gave the victim serious and permanent injuries. In the view of Superior Court Judge James Edward Rogan the outcome could have been worse because Hernandez left his victim unc ... More >>
After turning 18 years old days earlier, Brian Paul Landry broke into his teenage girlfriend's Santa Ana home while wearing a mask in Sept. 2008, fired three shots into the skull of the girl's mother as she prepared food in the kitchen, shoved a knife deep into the woman's neck and then sent a text ... More >>
A California Court of Appeal that last month rebuked a Huntington Beach Police Department (HBPD) sting operation targeting adults in pursuit of minors for sex on Craigslist has refused a California Attorney General's office request to reconsider its decision, but nonetheless softened it stance in th ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] Justices rule Brea resident who chased 13-year-old girl for sex had solid entrapment defense against HB police
In August 2009, a Stanton laundromat janitor lured an 11-year-old girl into a closet with the promise of free perfume, locked the door and sexually molested her. At his 2011 trial in Orange County Superior Court, Nereo Del Valle won three convictions: kidnapping for child molestation, and two felon ... More >>
In June 2010, Buena Park mobile home resident Andrew Cervantes (AKA "Tank") aged four years in an instant when--at the age of 14 and in the eighth grade--he paused a Santa Ana bicycle ride to buy candy to ask another teenage hoodlum, Manual Orozco, a gang-world question: "Where you from?" Cerva ... More >>
At this very moment, Orange County's Joseph Coronado Martinez is sitting in a California prison and he's immensely frustrated, in part, because he's not attracted to his neighbors.Martinez--a 64-year-old grandfather with a 5-foot-3 and 200 pound physique--thinks the criminal justice system treated h ... More >>
As a youth sports coach, Cameron Joseph Baca liked to befriend South Orange County moms and dads as a way to get close to their male children and then sexually abuse the youngsters.Baca was brazenly good at his crimes.Without parents suspecting, he managed to separately abuse at least three boys--ag ... More >>
Nakhei: The "I'm coocoo!" defense fails after date rape.After using a Persian Internet dating service, Nooraj Aghmiyouni Nakhei of Oregon flew to Orange County in 2003 to meet an Iranian woman who'd recently immigrated to the United States. The two met for a drink and ate lunch. But she decided t ... More >>
John Stuart Moses: tongue troubleYou can finally breathe. An age old, looming question has been officially resolved.A California appellate court panel based in Santa Ana this month settled the question about whether French kissing is inherently a sex act.It is, according to the court.
Can anyone wake up OC's judges?More than 760 days ago, a man who'd stolen the identity of Orange County's Chris Adrian Smith was arrested and convicted of driving on a suspended license. That man, Jose Guadalupe Caballero, pleaded guilty and agreed to pay a fine and accept probation for three yea ... More >>
UPDATE, JULY 19, 2:49 P.M.: Orange County Superior Court Judge David Thompson revealed why Mission Viejo dance instructor Jason Alan Marian should be retried on some counts related to his case involving unlawful sex with a 16-year-old dance student and secret videotaping several other teen girls ... More >>
Gaby HerreraUpdate, December 20, 5:29 p.m.: 31-year-old Angel Duarte Cerna was sentenced today to 25 years to life in state prison for suffocating and murdering his wife in Anaheim before dumping her body on the side of a freeway in Los Angeles County in 2006. "At the sentencing today, five fam ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] More than $1,000 per day? What?
If you're a daughter, there are probably thousands of things you hope you'll never hear from your father.One of them might be, "I promise you that I'm not going to have sex with you."But one 18-year-old Orange County woman actually wanted her father to utter those alarming words.
Rachael Mullenix--Do not interfere in their relationship.After interfering in the relationship between her 17-year-old daughter and a boyfriend in September 2006, CSI actress Barbara Mullenix ended up murdered, wrapped in her own bloody bed sheets, crammed in a cardboard box and finally tossed in ... More >>
Powell: Mr. Tire IronA 61-year-old Orange County man found a female escort online, agreed to pay her $350 rate, but wasn't satisfied when the woman, just "Nikki"--according to court records, arrived at his motel room. Expecting sex, an excited Horny Man stripped and jumped in bed. The escort jump ... More >>
Courtesy of Orange County District Attorney's OfficeFrederick DavisonThe Orange County District Attorney's Office is so upset over the dismissal of a civil suit aimed at keeping a convicted rapist and child molester locked up that it is alerting the community about the 40-year-old's man's release ... More >>
Here's lookin' at ya!Forget the barrios, Harbor Boulevard and potential marijuana fields of Cleveland National Forest. If Orange County law enforcement wants to find illegal activity, they should go to church. Insert your favorite Catholic Diocese of Orange reference here. Then, take a l ... More >>
Parents of 7th, 8th and 9th grade boys can relax a wee bit more this afternoon. Jeffrey Ray Nielsen--a onetime congressional aide to Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) and a serial pedophile--is now in custody of the Orange County Sheriff's Department. Superior Court Judge David Thompson sen ... More >>
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