A 20-year-old man who was the youngest person charged as an adult for murder in San Mateo County in 2005 was sentenced Friday to 43 years in state prison, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.Josue Orozco was 14 years old when he was charged in connection with the July 12, 2005, fatal shooting of 21-year-old Francisco Rodriguez. Read More
The youngest person in San Mateo County history to be charged as an adult with murder was sentenced to 43 years in prison Friday after pleading no contest to voluntary manslaughter and witness dissuasion. Read More
The long-running case of the youngest person ever charged as an adult in San Mateo County might come to a conclusion today after several twists that include a jail escape and alleged witness intimidation.
Josue Orozco was 14 years old in 2005 when he allegedly shot 21-year-old rival gang member Francisco Rodriguez in the back of the head. Read More
The outrageous, long-running saga of the youngest person charged as an adult for murder in San Mateo County history may find closure Friday. Read More
The teenage murder suspect whose Valentine’s Day escape from a juvenile detention facility on the Peninsula sparked a jail reform investigation was arrested Wednesday in Texas.
Seven months after Josue Raul Orozco fled by leaping over a wall of the Youth Services Center in the Eichler Highlands neighborhood near San Mateo, police arrested the 18-year-old in San Antonio just after 9 p.m, San Antonio police said. Read More