Orange County Fingerprint Analyst who Touched Nearly 900 Cases Removed from Job

Marco Palacio, a print analyst for the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, has been removed from all open cases following a report that he made errors on the job. At least 877 criminal cases, dating back to 2001, involved Palacio. Sixty-six of those cases are active and being handled by the Office of the Public Defender for the Ninth Judicial Circuit. Read more.