"America's Sheriff" is a convicted felon.Ex-Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona was found not guilty of multiple conspiracy counts and one witness tampering count in Santa Ana federal court today, but he was still found guilty of another witness tampering count. According to federal prosecutors, ... More >>
"The cover story was that he wasn't there to obtain a blowjob. It was to sign [legal] documents."
--Prosecution witness and current Orange County Sheriff's Department employee Sandy Murphy testifying today how Mike Carona and his mistress Debra Hoffman helped devise a lie to mask the assertion that ... More >>
It took a federal court order, but Mike Carona is finally a one-woman man. At least temporarily.The indicted ex-Orange County sheriff will have to adjust to that painful reality thanks to a mid-trial ruling.Federal Judge Andrew Guillford removed as a defendant Debra V. Hoffman--Carona's top mistress ... More >>
1. If it's his decision to make, indicted ex-Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona, who is a superbly confident man with rare charisma, will testify in his public corruption trial.
2. Although the FBI and IRS appear to have nailed Debra V. Hoffman, Carona's top mistress, on bankruptcy fra ... More >>
"Yeah, me too."
--Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona said in July 2007 to his onetime Assistant Sheriff Don Haidl who'd just described himself as "scared shitless" that another alleged co-conspirator, Debra V. Hoffman--Carona's chief mistress, had talked at length to FBI agents in Newport Beach. Car ... More >>
Chivalry at its Finest! Federal prosecutors gave Michael S. Carona, 52, multiple chances to save his wife and one of his mistresses from aggressive federal prosecution if he agreed to plead guilty on corruption and obstruction of justice charges. But the self-styled Christian conservative sheriff r ... More >>
Carona free (for now): Yesterday, Sheriff Mike Carona walked out of the Ronald Reagan Federal Courthouse with his wife, Debbie, after being cuffed and held in a cell for hours. They'll be back to enter their pleas Monday. Bail was set at $20,000 for each Carona and $10,000 for the sheriff's mistres ... More >>
Sheriff Michael S. Carona and his wife Debbie make their walk of shame out of the Ronald Reagan Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse at around 4 p.m. The pair (and Carona's longtime mistress, Debra Hoffman) sat cuffed inside the building moments earlier. Click the photo for more images from this aft ... More >>
Sheriff Mike Carona, facing federal criminal corruption charges, turned himself in early this morning at the Ronald Reagan Federal Courthouse in downtown Santa Ana. Later in the afternoon, Carona, along with his wife Debbie and mistress Debra Hoffman, appeared in the courtroom of Judge Robert Block ... More >>