OC Deputy Arrested On Suspicion Of Burglary After Items Stolen From Home Of Deceased Man

An Orange County Sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on suspicion of burglary, the department said Thursday.

Deputy Steve Hortz, a 12-year veteran of the department, responded July 20 at a Yorba Linda home after a man in his 70s died of apparent natural causes, according to OCSD.

On Sept. 9, an attorney representing the family estate called the department to report items missing from the home. The attorney provided surveillance video that captured Hortz making unauthorized entrance to the residence on at least three occasions and exiting with allegedly stolen property. Continue Reading at Source

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