Samuel Ostgaard Sought for Sexual Assault

Categories: Crime-iny

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Courtesy of Tustin PD
Samuel Ostgaard is being sought by cops.
The Tustin Police Department has released a photo of an alleged sexual predator who is being sought for an attack on a female in a gated community.

He is identified as Silverado 22-year-old Samuel Ostgaard, who knew the victim before the sexual assault, according to Tustin Police Lt. Robert Wright.

The exact nature of their relationship was still being investigated, Wright added.

The attack happened around 8:45 p.m. Monday in some bushes near the gated entrance to Tustin Ranch III at Township Drive and Rawlings Way, Wright said.

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Breaker-Breaker, Looks Like We've Got Us a Coastal Orange County Weapons Convoy!

Categories: Crime-iny

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Courtesy of Huntington Beach Police Department
Better give this bicyclist the right of way ... or else!
Hey, remember that big weapons find police officers in Newport Beach made after stopping a couple of Inland Empire parolees we told you about last week? Turns out they are not the only coastal cops who stumbled into a big weapons haul recently.

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Alleged Vandals Call Surf City Cops as Owner of Truck Splattered with Paint Gives Chase

Categories: Crime-iny

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Photo by flickr user J.E. Theriot
Vandals weren't yolking when they called police.
The Weekly has stumbled upon Orange County's next MacArthur genius grant recipients: They are the fellows who called Huntington Beach Police for help Monday night, explaining they were being chased by the owner of a truck they had just dumped paint over while out vandalizing random vehicles.

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Mother, Aunt and Uncle Admit to Abuse of Toddler Who Died After Days of Smacks to Head

Categories: Court, Crime-iny

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Courtesy of Orange County District Attorney's office
From left: the victim's mother Noel Hurtado, aunt Ilene Hurtado and uncle Timothy Hurtado
The mother, aunt and uncle of a 23-month-old Anaheim boy who died in 2007 pleaded guilty to child abuse charges and now face 15-year prison terms.

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Steven Dean Gordon Confessed He and Franc Cano Slayed 5 Prostitutes: Grand Jury Report

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Megan's Law
Steven Dean Gordon and his partner pleaded not guilty in May.
Half of the pair of alleged serial killers of prostitutes in Orange County confessed to police about the murders, the disposal of bodies in trash bins and how there was a fifth, yet-to-be-identified victim, according to a grand jury transcript unsealed Monday.

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UC Irvine Interdisciplinary Center on Family Violence's Inaugural Lecture is THIS EVENING

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Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Jacquelyn C. Campbell is in demand.
An internationally known professor who created a tool for predicting lethality in domestic violence situations gives the inaugural lecture for the newly minted UC Irvine Interdisciplinary Center on Family Violence this evening.

Jacquelyn C. Campbell, the Anna D. Wolf Chair at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing; professor with the Bloomberg School of Public Health; and national program director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars, is scheduled to speak from 5-7 p.m. at the UCI School of Law.

She will be introduced by Dean Erwin Chemerinsky.

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Monday Pervy Monday: Ex-Teacher's Aide, Butt Slapping, TBN, Mormons, Jehovah Witnesses

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TBN
Carra Crouch with her sister Brittany Crouch (left photo) and father Paul Crouch Jr.
Monday Pervy Monday includes an accused butt slapper, an ex-teacher's aide facing charges of sex with a teen and, for our religious readers, molestation allegations against a South County Jehovah's Witness leader and a Long Beach Mormon church member and the alleged rape of the granddaughter of Trinity Broadcasting Network's co-founders.

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Crime Survivors Treated to Lunch, Fun, Healing and Thanksgiving Take-Home Meals SUNDAY

Categories: Crime-iny, Events

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More than 250 members of families who lost or nearly lost loved ones to violent crimes in Orange County are expected to attend the nonprofit Crime Survivors Inc. Thanksgiving Hopeful Healing Day and Meal Basket Program Sunday in Fountain Valley.

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Where Were Inland Empire Felon Couple Going with 7 AK-47s and Ammo Stolen from Georgia?

Categories: Crime-iny

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Photo by flickr user Israel Defense Forces
Imagine this lineup not in northern Gaza but alongside a Newport Beach street.
The big question I have about a couple--he driving on a suspended license, she on probation--whose Dodge Caravan got stopped in Newport Beach with, according to police, seven AK-47 assault rifles, six 30-round high-capacity 7.62 caliber magazines, two 10-round magazines and more than 350 rounds of 7.62 caliber ammunition (all stolen) is: Where the hell were they going?

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Ex-Buena Park Mayor Miller Oh Gets 6 Months in Jail for Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies to DMV

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MillerOh.com
Miller Oh stepped down as mayor after being convicted of five counts of perjury in May.
Former Buena Park Mayor Miller Oh was sentenced this morning to six months in jail for using a fake name and other phony information on DMV documents to avoid paying child support. Keep in mind that the 50-year-old real estate developer used his two daughters as props while campaigning for office. Such a family man!

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