Case # 16CM07158
Date: August 8, 2016
OCSD DEPUTY CHARGED WITH UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT DATABASE TO VIEW CRIMINAL HISTORIES
SANTA ANA, Calif. – An Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) deputy has been charged with unauthorized access of a law enforcement database to view criminal histories. Angel Lora Guerrero, 57, Santa Ana, is charged with two misdemeanor counts of receiving unauthorized privileged information. If convicted, Guerrero faces a maximum sentence of one year in county jail. The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned Sept. 6, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. in Department C-54, Central Justice Center, Santa Ana.
At the time of the crimes, Guerrero was employed as an OCSD deputy for approximately 16 years.
Between Oct. 31, 2014, and Nov. 1, 2015, Guerrero is accused of accessing a law enforcement criminal history database to view the privileged records and criminal histories of two individuals for purposes unrelated to his duties.
OCSD investigated this case.
Deputy District Attorney Gautam Sood of the Special Prosecutions Unit is prosecuting this case.