SANTA ANA– A 21-year-old Yorba Linda man dealing with trial for a murder in Brea was in court once again Friday, Oct. 2, on a new case of attempted murder in Orange, according to court records.
Austin Joseph Ambriz was charged Tuesday with attempted murder, assault with the force most likely to produce fantastic physical injury and second-degree break-in, all felonies.
Ambriz likewise faces sentencing improvements for the personal use of a knife in the attack and inflicting fantastic physical injury on the victim.
Co-defendant Robert Mejia, 21, of Anaheim, faces the exact same charges in the Orange occurrence, according to court records.
Mejia is not an accused in the Brea murder case.
In Orange, the 2 are implicated of leaping out of a cars and truck at a traffic light at Tustin Street and Meats Opportunity on March 24, 2018, and stabbing another man, who they understood, according to Sgt. Phil McMullin of the Orange Cops Department.
The victim was hospitalized with serious injuries, McMullin said.
A murder charge was filed Might 1, 2018, versus Ambriz, who was implicated in a fatal stabbing at a Brea apartment building.
Ambriz likewise faces a sentence-enhancing allegation of the personal use of a deadly weapon.
Luke Lindsey, 21, of Yorba Linda was eliminated on April 29, 2018 at the Birchwood Village apartment building at 1717 E. Birch St., said Brea Cops Department Lt. Adam Hawley.