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Carona's attorneys want trial moved

April 17, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Attorneys for former Orange County Sheriff Michael Carona and his two co-defendants have requested a change of venue for their corruption trial.Lawyers for Carona, his wife, and his alleged mistress want the trial moved from Orange County because they claim remarks by two local radio talk show hosts may have tainted the jury pool.

Carona and his co-defendants are accused of conspiring to take cash and gifts in exchange for favors.

Prosecutors oppose moving the trial.


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