“They just enjoyed having fun and, you know, probably liked hanging out with the sheriff, thought that was cool . . . You wanna put me in jail for that, put 12 people in the box and let's rock and roll.”
–A cocky Mike Carona said to Don Haidl in a secretly recorded 2007 conversation about all the millionaire businessmen who'd given him expensive gifts as Orange County's sheriff.
(R. Scott Moxley / OC Weekly)