Orange County District Attorney Editor’s Note: Change in arraignment date and maximum exposure.
Tony Rackauckas, District Attorney
401 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701
For Immediate Release
October 20th, 2003
Contact: Camille Hill
Deputy District Attorney
(714) 347-8604 (O)
(714) 490-8884 (P)
Khai Pham, 29, is accused of asking another person to join him in murdering a police officer on Thursday, October 16, 2003. Pham expressed his hatred of police officers and his intent to shoot a police officer. During the arrest, the defendant is accused of physically fighting with the arresting officers. It took six police officers to arrest the defendant.
Pham appeared in court today and continued his arraignment to November 7, 2003, in department W15 at Westminster Justice Center, 8141 13th Street, Westminster. If convicted, the defendant faces 26 years to life in state prison. Pham is being held on a one million dollar bail.
Orange County District Attorney
Editor’s Note: Change in arraignment date and maximum exposure.