Orange County District Attorney
Tony Rackauckas, District Attorney
401 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701
For Immediate Release
October 18, 2007
MAN TO BE ARRAIGNED FOR MURDERING DISABLED SECURITY GUARD WITH CO-DEFENDANT DURING ROBBERY AT CHURCH CONSTRUCTION SITE
Early in the morning on September 14, 2007, Hodge and Zimmer are accused of breaking into a storage facility to steal equipment from a construction site at
Zimmer is accused of being a former employee of the contractor hired to work on the construction site, but was fired earlier this year. Some of the stolen equipment was later found at Hodge’s residence.
Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Supervising District Attorney Investigator Ed Contreras at (714) 347-8492.
Senior Deputy District Attorney Sonia Balleste of the Homicide Unit is prosecuting this case.