SANTA ANA, Calif. – An Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD) deputy was sentenced to three years of informal probation today for unauthorized access of a law enforcement database to view criminal histories. Angel Lora Guerrero, 57, Santa Ana, pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor counts of receiving unauthorized privileged information. He was also ordered to complete 80 hours of community service and donate $500 to the Victim Witness Emergency Fund.
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 accessed 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 prosecuted this case.
Orange County District Attorney / Case # 16CM07158 / October 12, 2016