In a rare move, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has sided with a Los Angeles-based federal judge and against the California Supreme Court to rule that a wealthy Orange County defendant convicted of savagely murdering his wife did not receive a fair trial in 2007. U.S. Distr ... More >>
The severely warped Anaheim police officer who used his badge and fear to falsely imprison and sexually assault a series of undocumented female laborers has lost the appeal of his criminal convictions.A California Court of Appeal based in Santa Ana ruled this month that Bradley Stewart Wagner's crie ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] Appelllate courts uphold the convictions of the La Habra-based Monos gang member anyway
Bradley Stewart Wagner, the veteran Anaheim police officer who targeted at least three illegal immigrants near Disneyland for violent sexual assaults while on duty, is nothing if not persistent.This week, Wagner--who managed to stall his criminal case for more than five years--sent his defense lawye ... More >>
Wagner: I'm guilty. Wait, I'm not guilty if it means prison time.Bradley Stewart Wagner--the prize embarrassment of the Anaheim Police Department for using his badge to violently sexually assault three women he believed were illegal immigrants near Disneyland--is baaaaaaack.Well, to be precise, W ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] Anaheim cop Bradley Stewart Wagner's former lawyer dooms his chances of getting out of his guilty plea to sexually assaulting illegal immigrants.
Marvin V. SmithJustice can take many twists--if it ever arrives.Take the case of Marvin Vernis Smith, the wealthy liquor store owner who viciously murdered his lovely wife Minnie with a fireplace poker and then made the bloody crime scene at the couple's Cypress residence look like a burglary gon ... More >>
Dirty copAdd "cheap" and "pitifully subservient" to the long, disgusting list of descriptions--rapist, habitual liar, dirty cop, drug addict--you can say about Bradley Stewart Wagner, the veteran Anaheim officer who repeatedly used his badge in an illegal sex-crimes scheme that targeted illegal-i ... More >>
Wagner: Scumbag with a badgeThough he was on the verge of retiring after working more than 30 years as a police officer in 2005, Bradley Stewart Wagner couldn't help using his enormous state-given powers on the streets near Anaheim's Disneyland to satisfy his criminal sexual fantasies.We now know ... More >>
Marvin V. SmithThe California Attorney General has decided to appeal a Court of Appeal ruling that overturned the first degree murder conviction of Marvin Vernis Smith, a wealthy liquor store owner who police say murdered his wife with a fire place poker and then staged the crime scene to look li ... More >>
Fridays are always tough in Orange County's Central Courthouse at Santa Ana. That's when the majority of convicted defendants face sentencing. Of course, watching killers, rapists and robbers begin to pay for their crimes isn't tough. It's seeing the indescribable pain of victims and their families ... More >>
After only about four hours of deliberation, an Orange County jury of eight women and four men this afternoon found Marvin Vernis Smith guilty of brutally murdering his wife in December 2005. Smith, a multi-millionaire apartment building owner, and his high-priced defense lawyer, Jennifer Keller, s ... More >>
An OC jury ponders this question: Who is the right-handed man who murdered Minnie Smith?
An Irvine cop ejaculates on a motorist but escapes criminal liability
Sheriff Carona working overtime to stop reports he's a serial adulterer
Once again, the LA Times gives Rackauckas a free pass