Thursday's Mike Carona corruption trial pitted government witness Joe Cavallo, a lawyer who became infamous for his energetic defense of three gang rapists, and Brian A. Sun, a Jones Day lawyer representing indicted ex-Sheriff Mike Carona, a long-time Cavallo pal. How effective was Sun, who has a ... More >>
Jeff Rawitz: Why did you say Joe Cavallo is a women hater [during an FBI secretly recorded conversation]? Don Haidl: Joe Cavallo has been in my presence when he's been short and rude to women . . . I don't know if he hates all women in the world. Rawitz: [Nods] Haidl: He's been rude to men too. Raw ... More >>
"He would be the fucking sheriff of Orange County. They'd be, uh, he'd be riding fat. All he had to do was be a white guy about it." --Then-Sheriff Mike Carona speaking to a confidante without knowing he's being recorded during an August 2007 meeting and bitching that George Jaramillo, his onetime ... More >>
Indicted by the Feds, Carona slides his most loyal soldier into temporary command at the Sheriff’s Department
For decades, the Catholic Diocese of Orange has dealt with survivors of its pedo-priests in secrecy--sealed settlements, claimed ignorance, and always, always, away from a jury. In none of the civil settlements that the Orange diocese signed off on were there any admission of guilt by the priest or ... More >>
Flashback: Frederick J. Rizzolo, a Vegas titty bar owner, poses with Michael S. Carona, our self-proclaimed "Christian" sheriff, before Rizzolo was sent to federal prison this summer. Carona first told reporters he didn't know Rizzolo, who--according to the FBI--has connections to legendary mobst ... More >>
Where Do Broken Hearts Go? Orange County, it seems. This week singer Robert Barisford Brown—better known as Bobby Brown--filed suit against his wife, Whitney Houston, in OC Superior Court. His grievance? She won’t let him see his 14-year-old daughter. Why file in OC? Brown, 38, claims Houston, ... More >>
Master of Disasters Mike Carona breached secret anti-terrorism plans
Never mind the photo: Sheriff Carona denies Mafia ties
Last week, Orange County Register columnist Frank Mickadeit publicized Marge Miller's attack on my work in the Haidl gang-rape case. Miller, who lives in Minneapolis and claims she is Greg Haidl's great-aunt, knows exactly who to blame for the July 2002 rape: the victim, Jane Doe, who was 16 and u ... More >>
Below is R. Scott Moxley's reporting on the verdict in the Haidl 3 rape case, as it appeared on The Blotter, with the most recent posts on top. For complete coverage of all aspects of the case, see the Weekly's Haidl Gang Rape Archive. March 19, 2006 LA Times v the Weekly on Haidl Rape ... More >>
Jury foreman says if you saw the rape tape, youd want the Haidl Three behind bars
Sheriff Carona working overtime to stop reports he's a serial adulterer
And fire in the sky!
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"He can see how easy it is to pretend to be unconscious while getting several items shoved into all of his orifices."
No matter how hard he tries, Haidl cant get jail time
The system so reluctant to hold Greg Haidl responsible will likely punish his victim
UPDATED: Assistant sheriff, OC dailies miss the irony as Haidl Three elude conviction
Assistant sheriff, OC dailies miss the irony as Haidl 3 elude conviction
10 ways the Haidl Three got off
UPDATED: Doctor says alcohol played no role in Haidl gang rape, declares defendants good guys
Jurors in OC rape case at odds
UPDATED: Expert witness says several scenes in rape video prove Jane Doe was enjoying the sex, could do math
Doctor says alcohol played no role in Haidl gang-rape, declares defendants good guys
Expert witness says several scenes in rape video prove Jane Doe was enjoying the sex, could do math
Readers Write About the Haidl Case
"Why isn't she being charged with this crime?"