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Swigger, Please (Part 2)! Road Rage Mistrial for Ex-Cop Jacob Emory Swigger

7 months ago by Matt Coker
A judge on Thursday declared a mistrial in the case of a now-ex Signal Hill police officer who allegedly put a gun to another driver's head during an off-duty road rage incident. After deliberating for two days, an Orange County Superior Court jury deadlocked 8-4 in favor of not guilty...
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Kent and Jill Easter (Ava Everheart) Poised to Screw Over Kelli Peters Again?

2 years ago by Matt Coker
You may have thought the courtroom drama for Irvine's Kelli Peters and Jill and Kent Easter ended last year, but it turns out we were just getting started. And the stars are aligning for the Easters to try to screw over Peters yet again. The Easters were the Irvine lawyer-turned-stay-at-home...
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Jack'd: Dating App Lands Laguna Niguel Gay Man In Trouble With Horny, Underage Teen

2 years ago by R. Scott Moxley
Given increasing potency of the Internet in everyday lives, alleged criminal activity isn't what it used to be in your grandfather's era. Just ask Laguna Niguel's Matthew Ryan Mitchell. In September 2013, Jack'd--a popular iPhone app created to enhance same sex dating connections--innocently brought together 26-year-old Mitchell and an equally...
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Raymundo Gutierrez Pereda, on Lam 16 Years After Killing Mary Ann O'Neill, Gets 25 to Life

3 years ago by Matt Coker
A 73-year-old man, who eluded authorities for 16 years after he beat his former lover to death, was sentenced to 25 years to life in state prison. But first, Raymundo Gutierrez Pereda was subjected to Orange County Superior Court Judge David Hoffer calling him "cruel," "callous" and a coward. Other...
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Steve Mensinger, Costa Mesa Councilman, Was Fine Revealing Cop Union GPS Snooping: Judge

4 years ago by Matt Coker
An Orange County Superior Court judge recently refused to hold Costa Mesa City Councilman Steve Mensinger in contempt of court for revealing someone placed a GPS tracking device on his truck. Judge David Hoffer on Dec. 13 denied the contempt motion by the Costa Mesa Police Officers' Association, which claimed...
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Judge Seated Juror Who Declared Defendant Guilty Before Trial

4 years ago by R. Scott Moxley
Jose Felipe Velasco insists Orange County Judge David A. Hoffer cheated him out of a fair trial by placing a juror on the supposedly neutral citizen's panel after she repeatedly declared the defendant guilty before hearing any evidence. Velasco, who is serving a prison term of 123 years to life...
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Kent Wycliffe Easter, Irvine's Father From Hell, Has 2 Counts Dropped in Drug-Planting Case

4 years ago by Matt Coker
See the update at the end of this post on two counts being dropped against Kent Wycliffe Easter to keep his drug-planting case "simple." ORIGINAL POST, NOV. 4, 6 A.M.: Orange County's long nightmare is over: A mom/author/inactive attorney pleaded guilty in the case that had her and her yet-to-be-prosecuted...
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Sex Crime Suspect Wins, Loses, Wins

7 years ago by R. Scott Moxley
Mosley​When he was 18 years old Steven Lloyd Mosley of Anaheim did something with a 12-year-old girl that may have involved kisses near a residential pool or forceful intercourse in a garage or both, according to court records.After the June 2003 incident, an Orange County jury refused to find Mosley...
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Michael Brandon Franks, Snowboarder Bandit, is a "Good Man" Who Earned More Prison Time

4 years ago by Matt Coker
Remember the Snowboarder Bandit? Better yet, remember Navel Gazing's Snowboarder Bandit Fashion Show?...
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Michael Brandon Franks Cops to Being the Snowboarder Bandit Who Hit 9 OC Banks

4 years ago by Matt Coker
Ah, the "Snowboarder Bandit," the bank robber who wore wintering clothing while pulling 10 robberies at nine Orange County banks for a whopping $30,000 in 2011 and '12. Michael Brandon Franks, 30, of Riverside, pleaded guilty to being that dude Thursday, setting himself up for 10 months and six months...

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