Blog Posts in May, 2011

  • Two married school teachers were recently arrested and charged with having an unlawful sexual relationship with a 17-year-old male student. The Huntington Beach couple, Daniel Shepard and Gay Davidson-Shepard, were charged with multiple felony counts, including oral copulation of a minor, sodomy of a person under 18 and contributing to the delinquency of the minor. Daniel Shepard was also charged ...
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  • Santa Ana Man charged with Burglary and Assault

    || 27-May-2011

    A Santa Ana man, Ozro Lee, was recently charged with breaking into an Orange County home, hitting an invalid grandmother and performing a lewd act in front of the woman and her two young granddaughters. Lee pried open the front door and allegedly confronted the resident, a 59-year-old grandmother who is a partially paralyzed stroke victim, and her granddaughters, ages 7 and 9. Lee exposed and ...
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  • Man Sentenced to 6 Years in Federal Prison for Telemarketing Scam

    || 25-May-2011

    A man was recently sentenced to six years in federal prison for running a telemarketing scheme that bilked more than 80,000 people out of $6 million by offering non-existent bartender or "mystery shopper" jobs. Stevan Todorovic was convicted last July of 10 counts of mail and wire fraud in U.S. District Court in downtown Los Angeles. Todorovic set up several companies in Santa Barbara -- including ...
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  • Former Major League Ballplayer Accused of Bankruptcy Fraud

    || 22-May-2011

    Lenny Dykstra, former Major League ballplayer for the Mets and Phillies, is accused of embezzling from a bankruptcy estate. After Dykstra filed for bankruptcy in July of 2009, he sold many items belonging to the bankruptcy estate for cash, as well as destroying and hiding other items. It is estimated that Dykstra stole or destroyed more than $400,000 worth of property in the estate. Dykstra listed ...
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  • DreamWorks Animator Accused of Beating and Stealing Dog

    || 19-May-2011

    A 40-year-old DreamWorks animator, who is credited on films such as "Kung Fu Panda," "Bee Movie" and "Madagascar 2," recently pled not guilty to beating a neighbor's muzzled dog with a hammer, an incident that was captured on video. It is alleged that the defendant climbed the fence into his neighbor's back yard where a young German shepherd was muzzled but untied. He then shot the dog with a ...
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  • Couple Who Kidnapped and Raped Jaycee Dugard Plead Guilty

    || 17-May-2011

    A married couple charged with kidnapping Jaycee Dugard when she was 11 and held her captive for nearly 20 years, recently pled guilty to their crimes under an agreement that calls for life sentences. Phillip Garrido repeatedly raped Dugard and fathered two daughters with her while confining her to backyard tents and soundproof sheds in their rural home. Nancy and Phillip Garrido faced 29 charges ...
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  • Orange County Sex Offender Convicted

    || 15-May-2011

    Vaughn Robert Biby, a registered sex offender, already had nine prior convictions for lewd acts on minors in Orange and Los Angeles counties. He had been out on parole for a year and a half when he was arrested once again after the Fullerton Police Department and the Department of Probation conducted Sex Offender Compliance Check searches on selected high-risk sex offenders last year. Police found ...
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  • Former School Teacher Sentenced for Sex Crimes with a Student

    || 12-May-2011

    Mark Stephen Hubbard was a teacher at Hillcrest Christian School for eight years and served as a health teacher, athletic director and assistant coach for the boys' basketball and baseball teams. Late last year he was arrested for having a sexual relationship with an underage student after a parent had informed authorities. Hubbard pled no contest to one count each of sexual intercourse with a ...
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