ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE
Case # 16ZF0003
Date: February 19, 2016
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A felon who had two of his prior felony convictions reduced to misdemeanors under Proposition 47 (Prop 47), which resulted in his release from custody, was arraigned on an indictment today for shooting his firearm at police officers while leading them on a chase. Jimmy Hoang Truong, 28, Santa Ana, was indicted Feb. 18, 2016, by the Orange County Grand Jury on charges of three felony counts of attempted murder on a peace officer, four felony counts of assault with a semiautomatic firearm on peace officers, one felony count of being a felon in possession of a firearm, one felony count of evading peace officers while driving recklessly, and sentencing enhancements for the use of a firearm. If convicted, Truong faces a maximum sentence of life in state prison. Truong is scheduled for a pre-trial hearing May 6, 2016, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. in Department C-5, Central Justice Center, Santa Ana.
On Nov. 9, 2015, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office released a press release with the following information on the case: Continue reading