Monthly Archives: December 2013

Do you need a defense attorney?

Life can be unpredictable. If you find yourself facing possibility of criminal charges, you could benefit from talking to a defense attorney. Even if the charges are minor you need professional guidance. It’s always best to fully understand the charges against you and what might happen if you are convicted. Know what a criminal defense […]

Winter Holiday DUI Campaign Update – DUI Arrests Down & No DUI Fatalities

SANTA ANA, California – The Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special ‘Avoid the 38’ DUI Task Force deployments over the weekend in Orange County. From 12:01 a.m. on Friday, December 13 through midnight Sunday December 15 officers representing 38 county law […]

My loved one has been arrested, what should I do?

When someone is arrested on a bailable offense and bail is set, the defendant can forfeit his/her right to see a judge within 72 hours of arrest (weekends and holidays excluded) and bail out. This is done most commonly using one of two methods: The defendant or someone other than the defendant will post cash […]

Santa Ana Bail Bonds Announces Attorney Priority Bail Services

Santa Ana, Ca 11/20/2013 –Santa Ana Bail Bonds, a trusted bail bond agency serving all of California, announces attorney priority bail services. California criminal attorneys are taking advantage of the benefits being offered by Santa Ana Bail Bonds. Attorneys referring their clients to the bail bond agency have access to the best rates. Clients with […]

Group opposes Los Angeles, San Bernardino counties’ bids for more money for more jails

By Beatriz Valenzuela, Press-Telegram Los Angeles Daily News On the heels of a scathing report card that gave failing grades to both Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties for their handling of the state’s prison realignment program, an advocacy group and concerned residents caravaned to Sacramento Wednesday to voice opposition to the counties seeking grant […]

DA Tony Rackauckas Battles Cops In Court & Opens Second Front Against News Media

By R. Scott Moxley OC Weekly Tony Rackauckas’ Orange County District Attorney’s office didn’t just battle two feisty defense lawyers yesterday during opening statements in a case against two former Fullerton cops accused of wrongly beating a homeless man to death in 2011. Behind the scenes, Rackauckas’ office clashed with The Radio & Television News […]

Bail revoked for professor charged with old murder

BY AMY TAXIN Associated Press SANTA ANA, CALIF. — A psychology professor was handcuffed and taken to jail Thursday after rejecting a plea deal from prosecutors who claim she had a role in killing a man she says raped her as a college student in 1995. Norma Esparza proclaimed her innocence in an unusual news […]

Is Another Gang Injunction in the Works for Santa Ana?

By Gabriel San Roman OC Weekly Last night, Santa Ana Police Department (SAPD) Commander Tammy Franks and Assistant District Attorney Tracy Rinauro talked to a community gathering about the city’s sole gang injunction: the one affecting Santa Nita street gang, enacted in 2006. But residents and community groups didn’t gather to debate the merits of […]