Tag: Jail


Dec 2020

Orange County Required to Release Inmates Due to COVID-19

1,800 Inmates Ordered to Be Released by Local Judge   According to Fox News, 1,800 Orange County inmates were ordered to be released by a Superior Court judge amid concerns over rising coronavirus cases. Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes initially refused the release, citing that some had been locked up for violent crimes including “murder and child molestation,” as reported by Fox. In speaking to...

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Feb 2012

Suspect in killings of 4 homeless men linked to other killings

Itzcoatl Ocampo, 23, is an Iraqi war veteran who was awarded medals in recognition of his service in the war and is now accused of stalking and fatally stabbing four homeless men with evidence that he intended to kill others. He is currently being held in the Orange County Jail under a “suicide blanket” with no possibility of bail, and faces life in prison or death...

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