Media Advisory

For Immediate Release
September 18, 2006
Contact: Susan Schroeder
Public Affairs Counsel
(714) 347-8408 Office
(714) 323-4486 Cell




WHO: Gregory Scott Haidl, 21, charged with statutory rape of a 16-year-old girl.   He met her at a party at his father’s house on the night of the mistrial for the gang rape case for which he has since been convicted.  Haidl was found hiding in the bushes of a house by an Orange County Sheriff’s deputy who was dispatched after a noise disturbance call.

WHAT: Scheduled for pre-trial.  Defendant expected to plead guilty, but not expected to appear in court.

WHEN: Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: Department S1, Harbor Justice Center (South), 30143 Crown Valley Pkwy, Laguna Niguel.