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Former L.A. County sheriff's deputy convicted of shooting gun, endangering children

Patricia BojorquezA former Los Angeles County deputy was convicted Thursday of filing a false police report against her ex-husband and firing a gun in her Westminster home that endangered nearby children, authorities said.

Patricia Margaret Bojorquez, 43, was sentenced to one year in  jail and five years of probation, the Orange County district attorney's office said. She was off duty at the time of the crimes.  

Prosecutors said Bojorquez falsely reported to  Huntington Beach police that her ex-husband was sexually assaulting a 13-year-old female relative. She lied about the incident because she was upset over custody issues, the district attorney's office said.

Bojorquez is on probation for two DUI convictions in Orange County, the district attorney's office said.

In the shooting incident, the bullet pierced a window and hurtled toward a frontyard where children were playing, prosecutors said. They allege that Bojorquez showed disregard for the safety of the youngsters, who were directly in the line of fire. Her brother and fiance were in the home at the time of the shooting and called police.

Bojorquez left the department in June, authorities said.


Former L.A. sheriff's deputy charged with shooting firearm inside home, filing false report

-- Robert J. Lopez

Photo: Patricia Margaret Bojorquez. Credit: Orange County district attorney's office

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This should serve as proof that in many cases, women in general are a million times more evil and manipulative than men. I hope her ex-husband sues her for defamation.

This nut gets out in a year? What another laughing stock of the District Attorney's office releasing rapists and giving their own basically 9 months in the pokie. Just imagine the person was a black gangmember!!!! 5 years! I say cut the L.A.P.D. and Sheriff's department in half, keep SWAT. And stop letting Metro contract city cops on a overpriced rail system that is considered private, not public with the ridiculous prices that don't people look for work. Hire more private armed guards to boost the economy, fire lazy cops who know they are protected by their own scum. Private armed guard unjustified shooting reports stats anyone? They don't exist... cause private armed guards actually are held accountable.

what a surprise another rogue & crazy law enforcement person. Don't our law enforcment agencies screen for these nut cases ?

Now take a look at your own department Orange County. Unless you are afraid?

Aren't hiring quotas and goals just working out nicely...

Another post 2004, 2005 hiring.. just like the thugs from County Jail who boot stomped another deputy. This was the time the department thought giving a person like this a chance would help them. She's an embarassment to my department and she should of went to chowchilla..

What a joke!!! the department was in such a hurry to hire little females they let idiots like this come on.


Yeah, because 'women' are the ones who take out entire families (and others) when they commit suicide, right?...

I'm pretty sure you're single...and staying that way!

What really frosts my pips regarding the LATEST LASO sheriff scandal is that this deputy was NOT FIRED. She resigned. What exactly does it take for Lee Baca to actually terminate a sheriff's deputy?

Because she was guilty in an O.C. court, she will do a good amount of her time. If she were found guilty in an L.A. court, she would have done less than 1/4 of her sentence. Pretty interesting that people with these kinds of issues are walking around with badges, and guns.

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lexxie, thanks for proving my point.

One year?

She accuses a man of pedophilia, fires a gun in the vicinity of children, and gets one year in prison (all of this with a past of two DUIs).

The law treats women like children, not surprising they act as such.

Why would they let this nut case out in 1 year? Makes NO sense at all. History has proven that women in general are a danger to themselves and society due to their volatile nature!

she looks like a crack head , good work law enforcement , who are you going to hire next?


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