Tag: Orange County


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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Mar 2012

Tide detergent theft suspect held on $1-million bail in O.C.

There appears to be a nationwide theft wave of Tide Laundry Detergent, and Orange County, California is riding that wave as well. On Wednesday, March 14th, 2012, it was confirmed that a Vons in Mission Viejo saw a numerous containers of the big orange bottles stolen off its shelves. It seems that the well-known product is being sold on the street at a discount and...

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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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