CRIME & SAFETY
Santa Ana nursing home caretaker gets one year in jail for raping an elderly woman with dementia
Juan Sandoval , 35, of Orange, a nursing home caretaker, was sentenced to only one year in jail after sexually assaulting an 87-year-old woman with dementia at a senior living facility in Santa Ana.
5 people found overdosed in Long Beach
Five people were hospitalized after overdosing on drugs in Long Beach early Sunday morning, authorities said. Officers with the Long Beach Police Department responded to a home in the 800 block of Grand Avenue shortly after 2:50 a.m. Sunday morning to assist Long Beach Fire Department paramedics with “multiple patients in full arrest,” LBPD said […]
Apple Watch of Retired Police Chief Who Was Fatally Run Down Reported Emergency: Report
The watch alerted 911 disputers that Andres Probst had ‘taken a hard fall’ and was not responding
Major Drug Trafficker Arrested, 135 Pounds of Illegal Narcotics Seized in Santa Ana
Santa Ana, California (LAI) - The California Department of Justice (DOJ), in collaboration with U.S. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the West Covina Police Department through the California DOJ-led INCA Task Force, with assistance from the California Highway Patrol (CHP), announced the arrest of a suspected drug trafficker and the seizure of nearly 135 pounds of illegal narcotics in Santa Ana. The suspect, apprehended in Santa Ana after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in a vehicle, is believed to be associated with the Sinaloa drug cartel. Agents discovered 89 bundles of methamphetamine, totaling 135 pounds, concealed in a hidden compartment within the vehicle. This arrest and seizure, which took place on September 12 in Santa Ana, are part of an ongoing investigation.
Driver killed in fiery Orange County crash
One person was killed in a fiery crash in Irvine on Sunday night. Around 8:35 p.m., officials with the Irvine Police Department and Orange County Fire Authority responded to reports of a single-vehicle traffic collision near the intersections of Barranca Parkways and Vertical. An initial investigation showed that a man was driving a gold Ford […]
Woman Gets Year in Prison for Gambling Casinos in Santa Ana
A 41-year-old Garden Grove woman caught up in a crackdown on illegal gambling, extortion and drug trafficking in Santa Ana was sentenced to a year in federal prison Monday. U.S. District Judge David O. Cater sentenced Honganh Thi Pham to one year and one day behind bars. According to the...
Retail thieves stole boxed underwear, coats from Marshalls; Cops raced to scene in time to arrests
A brazen theft attempt at an Orange County Marshalls Department Store on Alton Parkway was stopped thanks to vigilant witnesses and the quick action of the Irvine Police Department last Saturday.
La Palma Welcomes New Police Chief Ron Wilkerson and Operations Division Captain Joe Guerrero
Conal McNamara, La Palma City Manager, has appointed Ron Wilkerson as the new Chief of Police, starting September 25, 2023. Wilkerson replaces Chief Terry Kim, who has retired. Wilkerson has served the La Palma Police Department for 27 years and has held various roles, including Captain.
Man, woman wanted in Downey bar quadruple shooting
After a tragic shooting incident at a local bar involving four victims, the help of the public is requested in identifying two key suspects - a man and a woman. These suspects were previously expelled from the bar due to disruptive behavior. In response to the event, and faced with concerns from local residents, the authorities are discussing improving public safety. This incident and the subsequent developments make for important news to follow.
A Costa Mesa police officer pulled over a speeder who turned out to be a burglar who stole $10K
Over the weekend, a Costa Mesa police officer noticed a vehicle leaving a shopping center parking lot at a high rate of speed. The officer pulled the car over and while officers were conducting the traffic stop, they learned of a vehicle burglary that had just occurred.
Local police and sheriff's departments to receive millions of dollars to help stop smash and grab robberies
In an effort to help stop the series of smash and grab robberies, several local police and sheriff’s departments will be receiving millions of dollars to fight these crimes. The office of Governor Gavin Newsom announced that $270 million will be going state wide to different agencies to try and combat these robberies.
Shannon Beador’s ex John Janssen’s son arrested after ‘RHOC’ star’s DUI
John Janssen has had a tough couple of weeks. Just about a week-and-a-half after his ex-girlfriend Shannon Beador was arrested and booked for DUI and hit-and-run, Janssen’s son, Joe, was arrested for felony vandalism in Newport Beach, Calif., Page Six can exclusively reveal. Newport Beach police received a complaint of vandalism on Sept. 13 at the intersection of Newport Place and DoveStreet, and upon further investigation, arrested Joe on Saturday at 7:15 p.m. PT. He was released from jail at 11:38 p.m. PT on $20,000 bail. If convicted, Joe faces up to three years in jail. The Janssens didn’t immediately return Page Six’s requests for...
Firefighters put out a 2-alarm fire at a light industrial building in Santa Ana
OCFA firefighters saw a visible smoke column as they responded to an industrial building just south of 2500 South Fairview Street in the city of Santa Ana at 8:52 a.m. on Saturday morning. While quickly initiating an aggressive attack, a second alarm was requested. The firefighters knocked down the fire...
LA County Man to Plead Guilty in Fentanyl Distribution Case
A Cerritos man is expected to plead guilty Monday to federal charges for his role in allegedly selling more than 20,000 multi- colored pills containing fentanyl.
Burglar tells resident she has a 'legal right' to be inside the home she's broken into before escape
Sheriff's deputies arrested a suspected burglar after she broke into a home and told the resident that she could "legally be inside the house," investigators said. The startling incident happened on the evening of September 22, 2023, when a resident of Chino Hills in San Bernardino County arrived home to discover an intruder inside her residence.
Four charged under new hate crimes law with placing swastika banners over I-4 in Orlando
Four people were charged in the hanging of antisemitic hate banners along a bridge over Interstate 4 in Orlando in violation of a state law passed this year to combat such hate messages, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Ronald Murray, 41, and Amanda Rains, 36, both of...
Grandfather accused of Norwalk newborn's murder plans to employ 'diminished responsibility' defense
In a shocking case, a grandfather has been charged with the murder of a newborn in Norwalk. Tune in to find out why he plans to use the 'diminished responsibility' defense, raising questions about his mental state during the tragic incident.
Wake held for Farmingdale band director killed in bus rollover
A line of people stretched outside to pay their respects to Gina Pellettiere, who was known as Miss P by her students.
Alleged DUI driver crashes into Orange County garage
An allegedly intoxicated driver slammed his BMW into the garage of an Orange County home early Monday morning, smashing into the resident’s Mercedes-Benz in the process. At about 1:50 a.m., the driver, only identified as a man, struck the garage door of a home in the 8000 block of Winterwood Avenue in Stanton, according to […]