MEDIA ADVISORY – Randall Allen charges

Case # 18HF0097

Date: January 23, 2018


WHO: Randall Wayne Allen, 23, Lake Forest

WHAT: Was charged with one felony count each of assault with a deadly weapon, second degree robbery, possession of flammable material, arson of another’s property, two felony counts of resisting and deterring an executive officer, and one misdemeanor count of brandishing a deadly weapon. He faces a maximum sentence of eight years in state prison and is scheduled for a continued arraigned tomorrow, Jan. 24, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana. Senior Deputy District Attorney Paul Chrisopoulos is prosecuting this case.

The defendant was shot prior to his arrest by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department in Lake Forest on Jan. 19, 2018. No further details about this case will be available until the conclusion of the Orange County District Attorney’s Office’s investigation into the deputy-involved shooting.

WHEN: Today, Jan. 23, 2018