Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year, 2 months
Badge # 273
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Sentenced to 6 years
Officer Michael Osornio was killed when a drunk driver broadsided his patrol car at the intersection of La Habra Boulevard and Beach Boulevard. The drunk driver ran a red light and struck his patrol car at an estimated 60 mph. Officer Osornio was flown to the UCI Medical Center, in Orange, where he succumbed to his injuries.
The suspect was charged in connection with Officer Orsonio's death. He was convicted of vehicular manslaughter and sentenced to six years in prison.
Officer Osornio had served with the La Habra Police Department for 14 months. He was survived by his fiancee, parents, sisters, and brother.