Sheriff Mike Carona Corruption Trial Quote of the Day! Part One

“When are you going to write a positive story about Mike Carona?”

–Brian A. Sun, Jones Day defense lawyer for the indicted ex-Orange County sheriff, to me in the hallway at the Ronald Reagan Federal Courthouse in Santa Ana, California this morning prior to my response: “When I wouldn't have to lie.” Thanks to an FBI and IRS investigation, Carona–OC's sheriff from 1999 to January 2008–is on trial for abusing his public office by accepting bribes and attempting to get a witness to lie to a federal grand jury.

(R. Scott Moxley / OC Weekly)



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