Media Advisory – Juan Linares charges

Case # 15NF3262

Date: December 11, 2015


WHO: Juan Carlos Linares, 22, Anaheim

WHAT: Has been charged with one felony count of aggravated assault on a firefighter or peace officer, one felony count of evading while driving recklessly, and a sentencing enhancement for a prior strike conviction of assault with a vehicle on a peace officer in 2013. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in state prison.

WHEN: Arraignment today, Dec. 11, 2015, the time is to be determined

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

The Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) is investigating the officer-involved shooting incident at this location 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 office to not release further details at this time.

The investigation in this case is ongoing. Anyone with additional information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Supervising District Attorney Investigator Stan Berry at (714) 347-8544.