FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 8, 2006
WHO: Francisco Rene Hernandez, Santa Ana man charged with committing a series of rapes, robberies, and kidnappings from 1997 to 2003 involving 11 male and 12 female victims. Accused of approaching couples sitting in local parks, robbing the men, and raping the women.
WHAT: Opening statements in the trial to begin this morning.
WHEN: Monday, May 8, 2006, at 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Central Justice Center, Department C35, 700 Civic Center Drive, Santa Ana, CA.