Meet Today's Dumbest OC Criminal: Lance William Sigue

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Lance William Sigue might still be working Anaheim and Santa Ana streets as a dangerous 28-year-old drug dealer, but his own abject stupidity brought him to the attention of Orange County Sheriff's Department deputies, Anaheim police and ATF agents.

In May 2009, Sigue had been enjoying a brisk business outside the view of law enforcement when he decided it'd be fun to send mail to an an accused drug dealer inmate at the Orange County Jail.

Any idiot--but especially convicted felons like Sigue--knows that deputies inspect all mail.

Nonetheless, he sent the inmate photographs of piles of cash and persons flashing gang signs.

Officers didn't have to work too hard to learn the identity of the person who sent the mail.

Sigue, who was on probation from prison for prior convictions, wrote his name and Santa Ana address on the envelope.

Raids on Sigue's home and vehicle discovered seven grams of methamphetamine, drug dealer equipment, numerous weapons including a shotgun and Glock, ammunition, more than $7,000 in cash and photographs that tied him to the Crips.

Following a change of pleas, Sigue learned his fate this week at the Ronald Reagan Federal Courthouse in Santa Ana.

In hopes of getting the minimum allowable punishment negotiated with federal prosecutors, Sique--a Santa Rosa native--told U.S. District Judge David O. Carter that he is sorry for his crimes, never knew his father and grew up living in poor neighborhoods on welfare.

Carter accepted the deal and now Sigue must serve a 15-year prison sentence.

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hockeyfanman
hockeyfanman

Mark Paolella Coto de Caza man pleads

City News Service

LOS ANGELES — An Orange County resident accused of causing the deaths of two young men by making an illegal U-turn pleaded not guilty Thursday to vehicular manslaughter charges.

Mark Paolella, 41, of Coto De Caza faces up to two years in jail if convicted of the two misdemeanor counts stemming from the deaths of motorcyclist Tyler Love, 22, and passenger, Keith Maylor, 21, on Nov. 12.

Paolella, who is not in custody, is due back in court in September.Paolella was driving south on Pacific Coast Highway when he made the illegal U-turn just past Sunset Boulevard in Pacific Palisades, said Jonathan Diamond of the City Attorney's Office.

hockeyfanman
hockeyfanman

Mark Paolella Coto de Caza man pleads

City News Service   LOS ANGELES — An Orange County resident accused of causing the deaths of two young men by making an illegal U-turn pleaded not guilty Thursday to vehicular manslaughter charges.

Mark Paolella, 41, of Coto De Caza faces up to two years in jail if convicted of the two misdemeanor counts stemming from the deaths of motorcyclist Tyler Love, 22, and passenger, Keith Maylor, 21, on Nov. 12.

hockeyfanman
hockeyfanman

Mark Paolella Coto de Caza man pleads

City News Service   LOS ANGELES — An Orange County resident accused of causing the deaths of two young men by making an illegal U-turn pleaded not guilty Thursday to vehicular manslaughter charges.

Mark Paolella, 41, of Coto De Caza faces up to two years in jail if convicted of the two misdemeanor counts stemming from the deaths of motorcyclist Tyler Love, 22, and passenger, Keith Maylor, 21, on Nov. 12.

Streets
Streets

An intelligent imbecile...................

BetaRayBill
BetaRayBill

There is blue color criminals (druglords in Mexico) and then there is these... dumb asses!!!

cota4years
cota4years

blue color criminals? you mean blue collared... as in workers? no there is people who make an honest living, and then people who don't.

Buttercup
Buttercup

Perfect place for a gang banging criminal...PRISON....better still, his own stupidity put him there! Ah, justice :)

TheRefriedMexican
TheRefriedMexican

[The Price is Right You Lose theme plays]

20ftJesus
20ftJesus

"he is sorry for his crimes, never knew his father and grew up living in poor neighborhoods on welfare."

Oh brother.  I'm surprised the judge didn't throw the book at him.

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