Case # 18CF2063


Date: July 25, 2018

IRVINE MAN CHARGED WITH THREATENING TO SET OFF BOMB AT ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AND ORANGE COUNTY JAIL

SANTA ANA, Calif. – An Irvine man was charged today with threatening to set off a bomb at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) and the Orange County Jail (OCJ).

Defendant

Charges

Maximum Sentence

Court Date

Pejman Abdolali Zanjani, 39, Irvine

 

Charged with the following felony counts

  • (2) False bomb report

Three years and eight months in state prison

Pre-trial hearing

 

Aug. 2, 2018, 9:00 a.m.

 

Department C-55, Central Justice Center, Santa Ana

Circumstances of the Case

  • On July 19, 2018, Zanjani is accused of calling the OCSD non-emergency line and yelling profanities at the dispatcher.
  • During the call, Zanjani is further accused of threatening to set off a bomb at OCJ.
  • On July 21, 2018 the defendant is accused of calling OCSD a second time and threatening to blow up their office.
  • OCSD investigated this case and arrested Zanjani in his home. 

Prosecutor: Deputy District Attorney Devin Campbell, Special Prosecutions Unit

 



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