Huntington Beach, CA Crime & Safety

Woman Dies, 2 Children Hurt In E-Bike Crash On San Juan Capistrano Trail

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO (CBSLA) – A 36-year-old woman died and two children were hurt Saturday night in an electric bike crash on a trail in San Juan Capistrano. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department confirmed to CBSLA reporter Michele Gile that the crash occurred at around 8:30 p.m. on the San Juan Creek Trail. According to the sheriff’s department, the woman was biking with two young children when they crashed and fell onto the rocks. The woman died and her two children were hurt. All three were riding one e-bike, the sheriff’s department said. The exact details of the crash are under investigation. The victim’s identity has not been publicly released. The San Juan Creek Trail is about 19 miles long. It starts near North Day Use Beach in Dana Point and traverses northeast through inland San Juan Capistrano.
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Person Critically Injured In Shooting By School Security Officer

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) – A person was taken to a hospital in critical condition Monday after a school safety officer fired his weapon in Long Beach. Long Beach Police Department officers responded just after 3:10 p.m. to the area of Palo Verde Avenue and East Spring Street, near Millikan High School, on reports of the shooting, according to a department spokesperson. Paramedics were called to the scene and took one shooting victim to a hospital in critical condition, a Long Beach Fire Department spokesperson said. Millikan High School confirmed in a statement that no students were injured in the shooting. The LBPD confirmed someone was struck in the shooting, but did not have any further details and could not confirm if the victim was struck by the school safety officer’s gunfire. 🚨 #LBAlert: LBPD is at the scene of an officer involved shooting in the area of Spring and Pablo Verde assisting another agency. #LBPD was not involved in the shooting incident and our Department is assisting with the investigation. More to follow. — Long Beach PD (CA) (@LBPD) September 28, 2021
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Irvine crash leaves woman dead, man arrested on suspicion of DUI

The driver of a Prius that collided with a Mercedes-Benz in Irvine early Monday, Sept. 27, died with the other motorist arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, authorities said. The collision happened about 4:10 a.m. at Sand Canyon Avenue and Irvine Center Drive, Irvine Lt. Bill...

Police Release Video of Chapman Attacker

Police in the city of Orange released surveillance video Monday of a suspect who attacked a Chapman University student last week. A black-clad suspect with a mask bearing a skeleton attacked the woman, groping her about 12:40 a.m. Friday, said Sgt. Phil McMullin of the Orange Police Department. The student...

Joseph Jimenez Pleads Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity In Corona Movie Theater Double Murder

RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — Joseph Jimenez, the suspect charged in the murders of Rylee Goodrich and Anthony Barajas at a Corona movie theater, entered a plea Monday of not guilty by reason of insanity. (credit: CBS) Jimenez, 20, appeared in court Monday to enter his plea. The judge in the case will review Jimenez’s medical and psychiatric records and determined what will be released, and appoint a doctor. He is scheduled to make his next court appearance on Oct. 22. Goodrich, 18, and Barajas, 19, a burgeoning TikTok star, were at the Regal Edwards Corona Crossings movie theater on July 26 to see a showing of “The Forever Purge” when they were shot. Goodrich was pronounced dead at the scene, and Barajas died almost a week after the shooting. Police say Goodrich and Barajas did not know Jimenez and that there was no indication they had had contact before the shooting. According to reports, the friends Jimenez went to see the movie with suspected he brought a gun with him, and snuck out of the screening early. When Jimenez was arrested, a neighbor said he “seemed a little off.” Jimenez is being held without bail.

Police increasing patrols at Chapman University after sexual attack reported on campus

ORANGE, Calif. (KABC) -- Police are increasing patrols at Chapman University in Orange as they investigate a reported sexual assault on campus. The attack reportedly took place early Friday morning in the lower courtyard of Henley Hall, and was allegedly carried out by a man in a skeleton mask that had been apparently hiding in some bushes.
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Man accused of killing pair in Corona theater arraigned

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A 20-year-old man who said voices prompted to him to fatally shoot two people in a Corona movie theater pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity today to murder and other charges. Joseph Jimenez of Corona is accused of gunning down Anthony Barajas, 19, and Rylee Goodrich, 18, both also of Corona, in July at the Regal Edwards Theater. Along with two counts of first-degree murder, Jimenez is charged with a special circumstance allegation of taking multiple lives in the same crime and sentence-enhancing gun and great bodily injury allegations. The defendant was arraigned before Riverside County Superior Court Judge Gail O'Rane, who scheduled a felony settlement conference for Jan. 28 at the Riverside Hall of Justice and ordered that he remain held without bail at the Smit.