Don Blankenship

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    DA Tony Rackauckas Stumped By Gun Mystery

    Photo by Christopher VictorioDA: Can't play Russian Roulette anymore.‚ÄčEvery day crime mysteries are uncovered in the Orange County District Attorney's office. And every day some of those mysteries are officially solved by prosecutors in courtrooms. But there's one mystery that has stumped DA Tony ... More >>

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    May 13, 2009

    Is the OC Deputy Union Instigating Trouble in the DA's Office?

    Photo by Beth StirnamanMike MajorDeep within the bowels of Orange County law enforcement circles today, a secret ballot vote will be announced regarding the popularity of Mike Major, the acting chief of the district attorney's bureau of investigation since March. On the surface, the non-public conte ... More >>

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    May 13, 2009

    Major, Blankenship Win Deputy Union Vote Tonight in DA Office Battle

    Blankenship wins vote of confidenceTonight's secret ballot law enforcement election (previously discussed in detail HERE) recorded a 60 percent turnout and good news for both Mike Major, acting chief of the Orange County District Attorney's Bureau of Investigation, and Don Blankenship (pictured), th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    Head Investigator for DA Canned?

    In a startling personnel development, Don Blankenship--the longtime head of the Bureau of Investigation at the Orange County District Attorney's office has been forced to take "extended leave" and "is not expected to return to the office," according to a memo sent to staff just before 5 p.m. today.T ... More >>

  • Features

    August 30, 2007

    Face Off

    A Little Saigon identity-theft ring pounded OC businesses until one cop saw a tear in its veil of secrecy

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    April 28, 2005


    Now that the OC Republican Party has your attention, heres our story about sex inside the Sheriffs Department

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    August 21, 2003

    Out of His Skull

    What do you get when you combine paranoia, ego and almost limitless power?
    Answer: DA Tony Rackauckas

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    April 3, 2003
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    February 27, 2003
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    November 28, 2002

    Bada Bing!

    Attorney General auditing Orange County DAs questionable use of witness-protection funds

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    November 14, 2002

    Lockyer Dances the Dipsy-Do, Tricky-Lawyer Thing With DA

    Did the attorney general really clear Rackauckas in corruption scandals?

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    July 25, 2002

    DA Puts Pub Back in Public Funds!

    Slosh fund revelation helps fuel mass exodus of veteran investigators