Prosecutors Covered Up Misuse of Jail Informants

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PROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCT  and the misuse of jailhouse informants are persistent problems in the criminal justice system. According to the National Registry of Exonerations, since 1989 there have been 923 exonerations tied to official misconduct by prosecutors, police, or other government officials,­ 89 of them in cases involving the use of jailhouse snitches. Over the last two years, a scandal involving both has engulfed Orange County, California, exposing systemic violation of defendants’ constitutional rights and calling into question the legality of the prosecution of a number of violent felony cases. read more here: https://theintercept.com/2016/05/14/orange-county-scandal-jailhouse-informants/

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ORANGE COUNTY MEXICAN MAFIA CHIEF SENTENCED TO 180 MONTHS

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SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) — Orange County Mexican Mafia chief Peter Ojeda has been sentenced to 180 months in jail for racketeering, conspiracy to commit murder and assault with serious bodily injury. Nicknamed “Big Homie,” Ojeda was convicted in January and could have faced life without parole, but the judge said he imposed the sentence for humanitarian reasons given Ojeda’s age and health. full story here: http://abc7.com/news/oc-mexican-mafia-chief-sentenced-to-180-months/1330213/

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One Of The Top Rehab Centers in Orange County California Implements Naltrexone Implants To Improve Long Term Recovery Success Rate

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Award winning Orange County rehab Broadway Treatment Center adds new therapy that reduces relapses for their patients. Studies have shown that Naltrexone implants are proven to boost success rates among drug or alcohol addicts as a part of substance abuse treatment. HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) MAY 03, 2016 Broadway Treatment Center has introduced Naltrexone Therapy to their growing portfolio of services they offer their clients. Naltrexone can be administered orally, injected, or through an implant. Oral medication can often be forgotten, so Broadway is offering the implant version. The Naltrexone…

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Look at the Real Gateways to Drug Addiction

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The science on marijuana is settled. The assertions that continue to be made linking marijuana use to serious drug addiction by officials like Michele Leonhart, the former administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, are contradicted by facts. Many promote myths about marijuana to justify the use of law enforcement and the testing of people for public benefits, jobs and exclusion from housing. But since the science is settled, the question we should be unpacking is why do some people persist in promoting messages known to be false, as was done…

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POLICE INVESTIGATING NEWPORT BEACH PHARMACY BURGLARY

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (KABC) — Newport Beach police are searching for the suspects who burglarized a pharmacy overnight and fled the scene with an unknown amount of cough syrup. The burglary was reported by an alarm company at Best Choice Pharmacy in the 4200 block of Birch Street around 1:28 a.m. Tuesday. The suspect or suspects smashed through the front door of the pharmacy to gain entry, police said. Tuesday morning’s incident is the latest crime in a rash of pharmacy burglaries across Orange County over the past couple of…

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Orange County Man Critical After Falling From Cliff

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Orange County say a man was hospitalized in Orange County after falling from a cliff in Newport Beach. KNBC-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1UeFhWq) the man’s wife called 911 early Monday to report the fall at Pirate’s Cove, a small beach with a steep staircase and rocky cliffs. Rescuers found the man in the water and transported him to shore by boat. He was rushed to a hospital with critical injuries. Information from: KNBC-TV, http://www.nbc4.tv/

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Orange County Aetna Rehab Provider Network

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A new video about common questions regarding Aetna rehab coverage and provider network in Orange County California.Common questions and internet searches are aetna rehab provider network aetna rehab coverage aetna rehab centers aetna drug rehab facilities aetna inpatient rehab aetna addiction treatment does health insurance cover drug rehab

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Couple who has lived in a sewer for 22 years due to drug addiction

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This is where a Colombian couple -Miguel Restrepo and his wife Maria Garcia have spent the past 22 years. Both heavy drug addicts in their youth, the couple found this abandoned sewer to use as shelter and to overcome their addictions, since they had no money to enroll in a rehab. Over the past two decades, the couple has tried their best to make the sewer a lovable home. This sewer, in their eyes, is a symbol of their new life. While many feel sorry for them, the couple said…

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Great White Shark Goes Airborne Off Orange County Coast

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SUNSET BEACH, CA – A pair of surfers wearing a GoPro camera captured video of a 6-foot great white shark breaching the surface of the water in Sunset Beach Monday, shooting high into the air. The sight was enough to send surfers Drew Palumbo and Ben Slayback packing. Full story here: http://patch.com/california/losalamitos/great-white-shark-goes-airborne-orange-county-coast-watch

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