Media Advisory – Joseph Delariva charges

Case # 16NF0735

Date: March 9, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                          

WHO:Joseph Edward Delariva, 33, Tustin

WHAT: Has been charged with two felony counts of kidnapping and two felony counts of aggravated assault with a sentencing enhancement allegation for the personal use of a knife. If convicted, Delariva faces a maximum sentence of 13 years in state prison.

The Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) is investigating the officer-involved shooting incident which occurred on March 6, 2016, involving this defendant. At the end of the investigation, the OCDA will release a full factual detailed report regarding this incident. It is the policy of the OCDA to not release further details at this time.

WHEN: Arraignment is scheduled for March 10, 2016. The date is tentative pending the hospital discharge of the defendant.

WHERE: Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana

Deputy District Attorney Angela Hong of the Special Prosecutions Unit is prosecuting this case.