|For Immediate Release
Case # 09ZF0073
|Susan Kang Schroeder
Chief of Staff
SAN DIEGO GANG MEMBER TO FACE TRIAL FOR CRIME SPREE INVOLVING TWO ORANGE COUNTY JEWELRY STORE ROBBERIES
*Eight of the defendants are accused of being members of a San Diego criminal street gang
SANTA ANA – Opening statements will begin today for a San Diego criminal street gang member for his role in a crime spree involving the armed robbery of two Orange County jewelry stores and street terrorism. A 20-count indictment was issued Oct. 26, 2009, against 11 defendants, all residents of San Diego County, who face sentences ranging from three years up to 35 years to life in state prison if convicted. Opening statements in Alonso Lopez’s trial are scheduled to begin today, Monday, May 10, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. in Department C-39, Central Justice Center, Santa Ana.