Orange County District Attorney
Tony Rackauckas, District Attorney
401 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701
For Immediate Release
CONSPIRACY THEORIST SENTENCED
FOR MAKING CRIMINAL THREATS AGAINST
In the late 1980s Senator sustained a back injury at work and filed a workers compensation claim. The defendant was unhappy with the ruling on his claim and appealed the case, continuing to engage the court in litigation for 18 years.
Between April 1, 2006 and September 20, 2006, Senator made criminal threats against two State Workers Compensation judges in
During this time the defendant also threatened Judge Norman Delaterre in a series of e-mails sent to attorneys working on Senator’s case. Senator wrote that he believed Delaterre to be a terrorist and would have to punish him accordingly. The e-mails were turned over to law enforcement and the Court.
Deputy District Attorney Andre Manssourian of the Special Prosecutions Unit prosecuted this case.