BUENA PARK (CBSLA) — A Buena Park City Council candidate was arrested on suspicion of stealing her rival’s campaign signs before being cited and released, police said.

Youngsun “Sunny” Park was arrested at about 10 a.m. Friday in a residential neighborhood near Malvern Avenue and Dale Street on reports that a man and a woman were removing campaign signs from people’s lawns.

The signs read: “No Sunny Park. Carpetbagger.”

She was caught on video with the signs stacked on the backseat of a car by incumbent Mayor Virginia Vaughn’s husband.

“Sunny Park, stealing signs,” a male voice says in the video.

Park, wearing a white dress with a floral print, is seen bringing her phone up to also start recording the encounter, replies back, “No. You see, it’s illegal,” possibly in reference to the sign’s message.

A second man seen in the video was not found but police say they are working to identify him.

On her Facebook page, Park said that her campaign signs have gone missing or stolen since she began her campaign.

“Virginia Vaughn mass produced and placed negative signs with lies about me,” she said in part. “This type of dirty politics has no place in our city.

Vaughn says she hopes the candidates can get through the rest of the election and not be cruel to each other.

“This has been a fairly decent campaign, but every issue always seems to go back to Sunny Park,” she said.

Park and Vaughn are both running for Buena Park’s District 1 seat.

(© Copyright 2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)

Comments (76)
  1. Dave Hardesty says:

    Long standing law seldom enforced. Have seen politicians and their associates in
    CA doing this for decades. Usually it happens at night. It’s against the law. I say seldom enforced as I have caught some on camera, turned the pictures over to the police and nothing was done. Crooked politicians always seem to skate on this. Interesting how the person was not identified isn’t it? Chalk it up to MSM that protects criminals rather than exposing them.

  2. Saw this on Drudge, but first saw it on http://www.PressCalifornia.com, which has more real news from California.

  3. Tina Rowfast says:

    I went to Press California. Pretty good rundown of all the crazy California news.

  4. Matthew Schilling says:

    I was wondering what party the thief is a member of, then I realized the loathsome media purposely didn’t mention it. Therefore, she must be a Democrat!

  5. Grizz Mann says:

    Youngsun “Sunny” Park, a Democrat. Democrats sure do love and support their Banditos.

  6. Jones Maria says:

    apparently both sides stole, so why didn’t she just take cell phone photos with the phone in her hand? Why’s she weak lying hypocritical complaining about v sign stealing by her own sign stealing which v’s husband admitted on video is dirty politics his ownership then turned on himself denying? fishy fishy fishy failure failure failure mrs. YOUNGSUN SUNNY PARK EUGENE SUNG FAILED CLASS. mrs. YOUNGSUN SUNNY PARK EUGENE SUNG FAILED CLASS! YOUNGSUN SUNNY PARK EUGENE SUNG FAILED CLASS! mrs. YOUNGSUN SUNNY PARK EUGENE SUNG FAILED CLASS! mrs. YOUNGSUN SUNNY PARK EUGENE SUNG FAILED CLASS! mrs. YOUNGSUN SUNNY PARK EUGENE SUNG FAILED CLASS! YOUNGSUN SUNNY PARK EUGENE SUNG FAILED CLASS! mrs. YOUNGSUN SUNNY PARK EUGENE SUNG FAILED CLASS! mrs. YOUNGSUN SUNNY PARK EUGENE SUNG FAILED CLASS! YOUNGSUN SUNNY PARK EUGENE SUNG FAILED CLASS! Asians need representation overdue, but come ON.

  7. Fred Johnson says:

    Sunny Park moron loose gets around Sunny Youngsun Park could have photographed the signs with the phone in her hand, so she is A LIAR LIAR LIAR LIAR LIAR LIAR FRAUDING SHE TOOK THEM AS EVIDENCE BECAUSE SHE IS A con artist COVERUP CROOK IMMORAL CRIMINAL.

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