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Ex-O.C. police officer surrenders in bestiality, fraud case

A former Orange County police officer surrendered to authorities Tuesday after he was charged with  defrauding clients while working as a private investigator and engaging in a conspiracy to commit sexual assault of an animal by posting ads on Craigslist to have women engage in bestiality with his dog, authorities said.

Kevin Michael Sianez, 53, turned himself in after a warrant was issued for his arrest when he failed to appear for a court hearing, the Orange County district attorney's office said. From 1979 to 1986, Sianez worked for the Santa Ana Police Department and the now-defunct Stanton Police Department. Kevin Sianez booking photo

A Fountain Valley resident, Sianez was charged this month in a 63-count criminal complaint. Prosecutors said the felony charges include 20 counts of grand theft by false pretense, 12 counts of fraudulently using an access card, two counts of second-degree commercial burglary, five counts of possession of a firearm by a felon stemming from a 1998 conviction for stalking and four counts of obtaining electricity services through false representation.

Sianez is also facing misdemeanor charges including three counts of conspiracy to commit sexual assault upon an animal, two counts of dissuading a witness from reporting a crime, three counts of obtaining electricity services through false representation and one count each of criminal threats, unlawful representation as a private investigator, engaging in the business of private investigation and doing business without a valid license, according to prosecutors.

As district attorney investigators began digging into the case, they uncovered evidence of a bestiality conspiracy, prosecutors said.

Sianez is accused of posting ads on Craigslist seeking women to engage in acts of bestiality with his Labrador retriever. The ads were posted between October 2009 and January 2010, the district attorney's office said. He is accused of conspiring with several unknown co-conspirators via e-mail to set up meetings in order for the bestiality to occur.  

Sianez opened his private investigator's office in 2005 and employed five people, most of whom were family members, the district attorney’s office said. He allegedly posted false reviews of his business on the Internet, misleading potential clients into believing his business had nationwide offices and investigators.

He is also accused of attempting to dissuade two former employees who tried to report his actions to the police, the district attorney’s office said.

Sianez allegedly said he would use his contacts as a former police officer to file false police reports against them, and he allegedly threatened to burn down the home of a private investigator who posted Internet comments alerting people to Sianez’s fraudulent activities, authorities said.

-- Robert J. Lopez

Photo: Kevin Michael Sianez. Credit: Orange County district attorney's office

 
Comments () | Archives (10)

He was only a cop for like 7 years and he has not worked as a police officer for 24 years. This guy is a disgrace to law enforcement and a sick individual.

If the man's mind is that twisted, every person he ever testified about in court as a cop should be reviewed and re-investigated. A big 'thank you' to the L.A. Times for exposing this guy. Cops are not always honest nor trustworthy.

i hope that they took the dog away from him...perv. poor dog.

Ewwwwwwwwwwwwww!

Have you noticed that most of the crimes lately have been committed by police men.I always said the cops are the biggest crooks in America right next to the politicians. NO wonder why america is sinking.

Yepper it's great to see the dog of dogs in the Orange County kennel where he belongs...sick puppy !

Wow confined to Orange County People Kennel for puppie love. Poor Kevin Sianez waaaaa Krystal says he liked the boy puppies best out of a litter.

Nice headline grab.He was a cop for a mere 7 years (red flag right there), and that was 24 years ago and somehow that's key to the news story?

He's just trash and because he was a cop for a pittance of time a quarter century ago that's going to be used to further taint all cops, just watch.

What a sicko/perv! A danger to humans and animals alike! I say give him the DEATH penalty, this type of weirdo can NEVER be reformed. Check out the down-turned mouth...a classic sign of things wrong upstairs, it gives then away every time.

What a sicko/perv! A danger to humans and animals alike! I say give him the DEATH penalty, this type of weirdo can NEVER be reformed. Check out the down-turned mouth...a classic sign of things wrong upstairs, it gives then away every time.


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