Cholo Charged With Vandalizing Mexican-American Veterans Mural in Santa Ana
Updated: Aug 14
The Orange County District Attorney’s office announced felony charges against a local gang member following the vandalism of a beloved Mexican-American war veterans mural in Santa Ana two months ago. District attorney Tony Rackauckas, Santa Ana police chief David Valentin and city councilman Juan Villegas gathered in front of artist Carlos Aguilar’s “Heroes Among Us” tribute in Logan Barrio yesterday afternoon for a press conference announcing the news.
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