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February 24, 2005
The alleged victim in a high-profile gang-rape finished her testimony Wednesday, after more than three days on the witness stand. Greg Haidl, the 19-year-old son of former Orange County Assistant Sheriff Don Haidl, and friends Kyle Nachreiner and Keith Spann, both 20, are accused of raping an allegedly unconscious 16-year-old girl in 2002. The girl, now 19 and known in court as Jane Doe, was the first prosecution witness in the case's retrial. A trial last year ended in a hung jury.
NEWS
February 10, 2005
Marisa O'Neil The first witness in a high-profile gang-rape case tearfully testified Wednesday that she felt her "world was falling apart" when she found out, at age 16, that a videotape existed of three boys gang-raping her at a party days earlier. The Rancho Cucamonga woman, now 19 and referred to in court as Jane Doe, testified that she went to a July 5, 2002 party at the Corona del Mar home of former Orange County Assistant Sheriff Don Haidl to party with his son, Greg, and friends Kyle Nachreiner and Keith Spann, all 17 at the time.
NEWS
May 21, 2004
Lolita Harper Defense attorneys continued their meticulous cross-examination Thursday of the victim of an alleged gang rape in a Corona del Mar home, sifting through pages of transcribed testimony and minute-by-minute accounts of the weekend in question looking for inconsistencies. The victim, referred to as Jane Doe, was on the witness stand from 10:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. -- with an hour break for lunch -- during the first round of cross-examination by Joseph Cavallo, defense attorney for Greg Haidl.
LOCAL
February 4, 2006
The three young men convicted of sexually assaulting a teenager at a 2002 Corona del Mar house party should pay the victim more than $66,000 in restitution, according to a brief filed Friday by Deputy Dist. Atty. Brian Gurwitz. The defendants, Greg Haidl, Kyle Nachreiner and Keith Spann, all 20, will be sentenced March 10. The victim, known only as Jane Doe, filed a civil suit against the three in December. Jane Doe is seeking $26 million in damages. The restitution fee, which would compensate Jane Doe and her parents for $21,150 in therapy expenses, also includes money for drug rehab for Jane Doe. "As the probation report and trial evidence establish, Jane Doe's drug use spiraled out of control following the crimes that occurred in this case," Gurwitz wrote in the brief.
LOCAL
By By Lauren Vane | December 30, 2005
Lawsuit names three convicted of assault, members of Haidl family, and Haidl's defense attorney.A woman known as Jane Doe filed a civil lawsuit Thursday against three young men who were convicted of sexually assaulting her at a Corona del Mar house party in July 2002 when they were all minors. Jane Doe is seeking damages, resulting from sexual assault and battery, from Greg Haidl, Kyle Nachreiner and Keith Spann. The three, who were convicted of sexual assault against Jane Doe while she was unconscious and who videotaped the incident, were tried as adults and convicted in March of multiple charges of sexual penetration by a foreign object.
NEWS
June 24, 2004
Deepa Bharath Jurors began deliberations Wednesday afternoon in a high-profile case involving three teenagers accused of gang-raping an unconscious 16-year-old girl. Prosecutors say Greg Haidl, son of Orange County Assistant Sheriff Don Haidl, Kyle Nachreiner and Keith Spann sexually assaulted the girl, identified during the trial only as Jane Doe, with various objects as she lay on a pool table in the assistant sheriff's Corona del Mar home.
NEWS
March 31, 2005
The district attorney's success in prosecuting the gang-rape case of Greg Haidl, Kyle Nachreiner and Keith Spann can be linked to August of last year. That was when the prosecutors refiled the case in a pared-down version that left intact only nine of the original 24 charges, many of which the jurors in the first trial had voted 11-1 for acquittal. The results of the second trial are stark in comparison to the first trial. In the first trial, the jurors deadlocked on all counts, and many were left wondering if it would be impossible to convict the young men, who had purportedly gang raped a young woman, known at the trial as Jane Doe, at the Corona del Mar home of former Assistant Sheriff Don Haidl, Greg Haidl's father.
NEWS
May 28, 2004
Deepa Bharath The defense in a high-profile gang-rape case on Thursday brought in more young girls as witnesses who characterized the alleged victim as "a liar." Prosecutors say the girl, identified only as Jane Doe, was unconscious when Greg Haidl, son of Orange County Assistant Sheriff Don Haidl, Kyle Nachreiner and Keith Spann raped and sexually assaulted her with various objects at the Haidls' Corona del Mar home. On Wednesday two of the girl's former "best friends" contradicted her lengthy testimony.
NEWS
June 10, 2004
Deepa Bharath An expert medical witness for the defense in a high-profile gang-rape case testified on Wednesday that the alleged victim did not suffer any anal injuries and seemed to be a willing participant in the sexual activity. Greg Haidl, son of Orange County Assistant Sheriff Don Haidl, Kyle Nachreiner and Keith Spann are accused of raping an unconscious 16-year-old girl and sexually assaulting her with various objects such as a Snapple bottle, fruit juice can, lighted cigarette and pool cue, as she lay on a pool table in the garage of the Haidls' Corona del Mar home.
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LOCAL
By Dave Brooks | March 14, 2006
The three men sentenced to six-year prison terms for their involvement in the videotaped sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl would have received lighter sentences if they had worked out a deal with prosecutors, officials said Monday. Lawyers for Greg Haidl ? the son of a former Orange County assistant sheriff ? Keith Spann and Kyle Nachreiner originally approached prosecutors with an offer to plead guilty to the sexual-assault charges in exchange for two-year prison sentences, said Susan Schroeder, spokeswoman for the district attorney's office.
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LOCAL
By Dave Brooks | March 11, 2006
A judge on Friday sentenced Greg Haidl and two co-defendants to six-year prison sentences for their parts in the sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl, wrapping up an emotional four-year trial that riveted Orange County. Judge Francisco Briseño said Haidl, 20, and Kyle Nachreiner and Keith Spann, both 21, had shown little remorse for the 2002 sexual assault, which Briseño said had caused irreversible emotional damage to the victim, identified throughout the trial only as "Jane Doe."
LOCAL
February 4, 2006
The three young men convicted of sexually assaulting a teenager at a 2002 Corona del Mar house party should pay the victim more than $66,000 in restitution, according to a brief filed Friday by Deputy Dist. Atty. Brian Gurwitz. The defendants, Greg Haidl, Kyle Nachreiner and Keith Spann, all 20, will be sentenced March 10. The victim, known only as Jane Doe, filed a civil suit against the three in December. Jane Doe is seeking $26 million in damages. The restitution fee, which would compensate Jane Doe and her parents for $21,150 in therapy expenses, also includes money for drug rehab for Jane Doe. "As the probation report and trial evidence establish, Jane Doe's drug use spiraled out of control following the crimes that occurred in this case," Gurwitz wrote in the brief.
LOCAL
By By Lauren Vane | January 7, 2006
Probation authority calls for prison time for three men convicted of 2002 sexual assault against teenage girl.An Orange County Probation Department report recommends prison time for the three young men who were convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious girl at a 2002 Corona del Mar house party, a judge revealed in court Friday. Greg Haidl, Kyle Nachreiner and Keith Spann were convicted in March of multiple charges of sexual penetration by a foreign object. They were acquitted of raping the then-16-year-old girl.
LOCAL
By By Lauren Vane | December 30, 2005
Lawsuit names three convicted of assault, members of Haidl family, and Haidl's defense attorney.A woman known as Jane Doe filed a civil lawsuit Thursday against three young men who were convicted of sexually assaulting her at a Corona del Mar house party in July 2002 when they were all minors. Jane Doe is seeking damages, resulting from sexual assault and battery, from Greg Haidl, Kyle Nachreiner and Keith Spann. The three, who were convicted of sexual assault against Jane Doe while she was unconscious and who videotaped the incident, were tried as adults and convicted in March of multiple charges of sexual penetration by a foreign object.
NEWS
March 31, 2005
The district attorney's success in prosecuting the gang-rape case of Greg Haidl, Kyle Nachreiner and Keith Spann can be linked to August of last year. That was when the prosecutors refiled the case in a pared-down version that left intact only nine of the original 24 charges, many of which the jurors in the first trial had voted 11-1 for acquittal. The results of the second trial are stark in comparison to the first trial. In the first trial, the jurors deadlocked on all counts, and many were left wondering if it would be impossible to convict the young men, who had purportedly gang raped a young woman, known at the trial as Jane Doe, at the Corona del Mar home of former Assistant Sheriff Don Haidl, Greg Haidl's father.
NEWS
March 30, 2005
Jane Doe vindicated in Haidl judgment Hurrah for Jane Doe, her family and her attorneys. Hopefully, the outcome of the second trial sets a precedent for future victims of like abuse or at least deters would-be offenders. Let's also hope the videotape of the assaults on Jane Doe remains where it belongs and doesn't get "lost," only to reappear for all the World Wide Web to see. She has suffered enough indignities. SUSAN MERRIHEW Balboa Island The straight scoop on The Bell Curve I am new on the Web, but I wanted to say how much I appreciate The Bell Curve.
NEWS
March 24, 2005
Marisa O'Neil Gasps and sobs pierced a standing-room-only courtroom Wednesday as jurors found the son of a former assistant sheriff and two of his friends guilty of sexually assaulting an unconscious 16-year-old girl. Greg Haidl, the 19-year-old son of former Orange County Assistant Sheriff Don Haidl, was found guilty of six counts of sexual penetration by intoxication during the 2002 encounter, which the three defendants videotaped at the Haidl home in Corona del Mar. Rancho Cucamonga residents Kyle Nachreiner and Keith Spann, both 20, sobbed openly as a court clerk read the verdicts in Judge Francisco Briseno's courtroom.
NEWS
March 18, 2005
Marisa O'Neil The fate of three men, accused of gang-raping a 16-year-old girl when they were teenagers, lies in the hands of a jury for the second time in a year. A jury of eight men and four women must now decide if Greg Haidl, Kyle Nachreiner and Keith Spann, all 17 at the time, took advantage of the girl after she passed out from drinking or, as the defense claims, if she willingly participated. A jury last year could not reach a verdict in the case, and Judge Francisco Briseno declared a mistrial.
NEWS
March 17, 2005
Marisa O'Neil and Elia Powers A videotape three teens made of an alleged gang rape holds the truth of what happened during the July 2002 incident, attorneys for each side said Wednesday during closing arguments. The prosecutor and two defense attorneys in the trial of Kyle Nachreiner and Keith Spann, both now 20, and Greg Haidl, the 19-year-old son of former sheriff's official Don Haidl, asked jurors to carefully analyze the roughly 20-minute video of the alleged rape.
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