|For Immediate Release
Case # 10WF3032
December 10, 2010
|Susan Kang Schroeder
Public Affairs Counsel
WOMAN ARRAIGNED FOR CONSPIRING WITH BOYFRIEND TO ROB ACQUAINTANCE AFTER
VICTIM BACKED OUT OF SEX DEAL
SANTA ANA – A woman was arraigned this afternoon in for conspiring with her boyfriend to rob a potential sex customer. Megan Miko Wachi, 22, Huntington Beach, and Michael Alexander Diaz, 21, Fountain Valley, are both charged with one felony count each of conspiracy to commit a robbery and attempted robbery. Wachi is being held on $50,000 bail and will be in court for a pre-trial hearing Dec. 15, 2010, at 8:30 a.m. in Department W-15, West Justice Center, Westminster. Diaz has a warrant for his arrest until he is able to be released from the hospital.
On Dec. 8, 2010, Wachi is accused of text messaging a male acquaintance and agreeing to exchange sexual acts for money. Wachi and Diaz are accused of going to the victim’s place of business located at 8611 Watson Street in Cypress with the intent to rob the victim if he backed out of the deal. After the defendants arrived at the business, the victim backed out of the deal. Diaz is accused of walking up and pointing a BB gun at the victim. The victim shot Diaz using a firearm he kept at his business and wounded Diaz. He then called 911. The defendants are accused of fleeing in a white pick-up and were stopped by Cypress Police at about 10:30 p.m. Diaz was taken to the hospital to be treated for a single gunshot wound to the abdomen.
Cypress Police investigated this case.