Ex-deputy charged with stealing dead woman's credit cards

FILE - This Sept. 10, 2020, file booking photo provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Office, shows Deputy Steve Hortz. The former Orange County sheriff's deputy stole credit cards from a dead woman's Southern California home and used them to make purchases from QVC and an automotive parts store, prosecutors said Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. The charges come after Hortz was previously indicted on multiple felonies in connection with breaking into the home of a dead man to steal more than $27,000 in guns and other items in July 2020.