James Laird

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2014

    Meet OC Law Enforcement Favorite Rats!

    Anthony Calabrese suffered no vision problems and wasn't a moron in September 2012, but the 23-year-old college student couldn't have known he had just seen a mirage inside the Orange County Jail (OCJ). Only a madman would think law-enforcement officers had staged an elaborate, multihour, multiprong ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Ex-LAPD Cop Admits Guilt in OC Kiddie Picture Arousal Case

    A visibly nervous Ralph Cameron Lakin II (pictured) stood out this morning in Superior Court Judge Steven Bromberg's courtroom not just because he wore a natty suit (tan slacks, green coat and floral-patterned tie), but also because the other criminal defendants awaiting attention were hoodlums or d ... More >>

  • News

    July 14, 2005

    Jaramillo Confident as Bribery Charges Loom

    Ex-assistant sheriff says DA out to "destroy" him

  • News

    September 30, 2004

    Jaramillo Busted

    Announcement pending on charges against ex-No. 2 man in OC Sheriffs Department