ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Case # 17CF3228, 18CF0076
January 4, 2018
*Rapid DNA also used to identify woman who committed arson and vandalism in a vacant Tustin apartment and left cigarettes behind
SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) Rapid DNA program quickly provided the identity of a serial burglar who committed two pharmacy burglaries in Irvine and Tustin within 30 minutes of each other. Rapid DNA also identified a woman who burned and vandalized a vacant apartment in Tustin, leaving her DNA behind on cigarettes.
Defendant: Allen Paul Rhodes, 28, Moreno Valley
Charged with the following felony counts: Continue reading