Patrick Donahue

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    Robert Howard Claudio Gets 15 Years to Life for Luring Boy into Restoom and Sodomizing Him

    An Anaheim Hills man who lured a boy into a Tustin library restroom, had sex with the 13-year-old and then claimed it was all the kid's idea was sentenced Friday to 15 years to life in state prison and ordered to register as a sex offender for life.

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2014

    David Lloyd Cass Due Back in Court to Resolve Ex-Deputy's Jail Sex/Bribery Case

    See Update No. 2 at the end of this post on former deputy David Lloyd Cass being due back in court regarding the deadlocked counts. Update No. 1 was on the jury acquitting him of a bribery charge and having jurors deadlock on a second bribery count and a charge of being an accessory after the fact. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    Titty Titty Gang Bang, An Orange County Jail Porn Film, Aired Today In Court

    Homemade porn doesn't often get aired in Orange County courthouses, but today jurors in the trial against a jail deputy accused of allowing a killer inmate to enjoy sex dates, drugs, steaks, candy and a cell phone in exchange for bribes saw three, illicit iPhone video clips. The no-audio footage, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    Courtney Lynn Howe-Perez, Sharon Lynn Howe Are Last Defendants to Have Charges Dismissed After Cops Botch Raid of Home with 110 Cats

    Because Santa Ana Police fucked up the raid of a house that had drawn neighborhood complaints about filth, stench and a 117 mangy cats, animal cruelty and child abuse charges were dismissed against five adults living there, an Orange County Superior Court judge has essentially ruled. As another jud ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Orange County Man Who Killed Girlfriend's Mother: Police Cheated For Confession

    After turning 18 years old days earlier, Brian Paul Landry broke into his teenage girlfriend's Santa Ana home while wearing a mask in Sept. 2008, fired three shots into the skull of the girl's mother as she prepared food in the kitchen, shoved a knife deep into the woman's neck and then sent a text ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Truc Ngoc Tran is the Latest to Get Life with No Parole for Fellow Gang Member's 1995 Murder

    Another sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole has been handed down in the 1995 murder of an 18-year-old man in Costa Mesa that four fellow gang members have been convicted of carrying out. Already rejecting a motion for a new trial, Orange County Superior Court Judge Patrick D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    Michael Wentworth, Sex Offender Parolee Who Couldn't Let 14 y.o. Girl Be, Gets 25 Years to Life

    Partly because Michael Richard Wentworth molested a child in Florida (where he also attempted armed robbery), sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl he lured into his car in Los Angeles and committed lewd acts on an Orange County girl who was 10 to 12, he wore a GPS anklet while on parole.And now, be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    Curved Penis Helps Bring Down Angry OC Child Molester

    Unrepentant Orange County child molester Ruben Valli is pissed.At the age of 35, Valli is stuck in a California prison until he's about 125 years old.And that fact, he claims, is "cruel and unusual."Valli should have given punishment a consideration before he repeatedly molested and raped his wife's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Violent Pimp From Santa Ana's Harbor Boulevard Loses Appeal

    In April 2010, convicted felon Patrick Leo Simmons Jr. was driving around San Jose in his green Camaro when he met a prostitute, made himself her pimp and the next day relocated her to Santa Ana's notorious Harbor Boulevard.Part of Simmons' business plan included advertising the woman's services as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Child Molester No-No Rule #17: The Case of Judson G. Lee of Mission Viejo

    ​Mission Viejo's Judson Gillard Lee, 33, met "T.M." at a Fourth of July block party and, though the girl was 12 years old and in the 6th grade, it didn't take long for a romance to bud.Within months, the two were hugging and kissing passionately in public as well as discussing sex. According to co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Driver Drinks 2 Cocktails, Runs Red Light, Crashes and Gets Stiff Punishment

    Would you serve 4 years in prison for two drinks?​For Hamid Ahmad Baritz of Laguna Niguel, the price of two Vodka cocktails in January 2010 wasn't just $5 each.In fact, Baritz is still paying for the drinks 22 months later.And, worse for him, he'll continue to pay until 2015 thanks to Orange Count ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    The Odd, Deadly Case of the Dueling Dads

    Dueling dads "winner"​The brown Buick Skylark parked in the ally contained a gruesome scene that seemed to indicate somebody had had a beef with Rafael Brito, who was in the back seat with his pants pulled to his ankles.But Brito couldn't have been embarrassed.His corpse, cold and mutilated, was s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    The Case of the Limp Dick Rapist

    Pedro Gonzalez​Poor Pedro Gonzalez.The Orange County serial rapist/burglar used a reliable knife to frighten and restraint his victims, but when it came time to complete his crime his other tool wouldn't work.Oh, Gonzalez tried and tried and tried and tried over a seven-hour period.

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Woman Gets Jail Time for Texting Herself

    ​Jeanne Mundango Manunga was sentenced on Friday to a year in jail and three years of probation for texting threatening messages to herself, according to an OC Register report.Trust me, it's not a sexy as it sounds. The 25-year-old Santa Ana woman flamed herself because she had a plan. And she wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    How Many Court Hearings Did Accused Bandit Attend Before Fleeing Town?

    Fugitive Rojas​13--According to police, Daniel Rojas attempted to murder two Vietnamese Americans in a store during the commission of a December 17, 2005, robbery. The OC District Attorney's office charged Rojas (now 30 years old) with seven felonies plus 12 sentencing enhancements due to the knif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2007

    Judge Overturns OC Jury For Hoodlum

    A violent gangster--who allegedly sought to intimidate witnesses and bragged to his buddies that he "always wins"--is smiling tonight. He won. Over the incredulous cries of prosecutors, an Orange County judge declared that Paul Javier Martinez (pictured) didn't receive a fair trial. The decison by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2007

    Saturday's Headlines & Surprises: Pampering Predators

    To Catch--and Pamper!--a Predator: Where the hell is Chris Hansen with Dateline NBC? Why do I ask? Well, in Orange County, authority figures--particularly cops--nabbed for outrageous sexual conduct either get re-elected, promoted or pampered. The latest example is Jason David Rosewarne. The marri ... More >>

  • News

    August 9, 2007

    The Gang's Not Here

    Inmate says attempted-murder conviction must be reversed because cops cheated. A judge is listening

  • News

    July 26, 2007

    Dudes Gone Wild

    Three odd tales from Orange Countys domestic-violence files

  • News

    January 18, 2007

    'Gay Panic'

    Three men go wilding; the gays made them do it