Two defendants in area crimes are scheduled for pre-trial hearings on Wednesday, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s office.
Brian Lee Carsten will be in court at the North Justice Center in Fullerton at 8:30 a.m. to face charges of impersonating a fire official in Huntington Beach and other Orange County cities.
According to the OCDA, Carsten entered businesses in Huntington Beach, Santa Ana, Newport Beach and Anaheim claiming to be a fire marshal, charging a collecting money for a fraudulent fire inspection.
He was arrested by Anaheim police on Sept. 23 in connection also with possessing two firearms in violation of a domestic violence restraining order from Los Angeles.
Arlene Kathyrn Bautista will be in Central Justice Center in Santa Ana at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in connection with a fatal shooting in Garden Grove in August 2015.
She’s accused of killing her boyfriend, Luis Vodal, 25, on Aug. 5 in front of their mobile home.
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