Orange County District Attorney
Tony Rackauckas, District Attorney
401 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701
For Immediate Release
Susan Kang Schroeder
WHITE SUPREMACIST CHARGED WITH HATE CRIME ATTACK ON AFRICAN-AMERICAN SECURITY
At approximately 5:30 p.m. on February 2, 2008, Monfils is accused of leaving Dave & Buster’s at the Irvine Spectrum with two friends. As he left, the defendant is accused of seeing the victim, an African-American security guard, standing outside in uniform. Monfils is accused of yelling racial slurs at the victim, throwing a lit cigarette in his face, and attacking him by punching the victim repeatedly. Two Irvine Police Department officers on foot patrol arrived at the scene, and Monfils is accused of making racial slurs to one of the two police officers, who is African-American.
Monfils was arrested at 6:00 p.m. last night, February 19, 2008 at McDonald’s on
Deputy District Attorney Scott Steiner of the Special Prosecutions Unit is prosecuting this case.