CRIME & SAFETY
Guns were seized this week from gang members in Irvine and Santa Ana
SAPD patrol officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of McFadden Ave. and Raitt St. The vehicle was occupied by two documented gang members. A search of both suspects was conducted and a loaded revolver was recovered. This week Irvine police officers recovered a gun from a gang member...
Fatal crash leaves woman dead in Orange County
IRVINE, Calif. – A woman was killed in a two-car crash Saturday evening in Irvine. The crash occurred at 5:51 p.m. on Irvine Boulevard east of Sand Canyon Avenue, according to Irvine police Sgt. Karie Davies. “When officers arrived on scene, a white BMW 430i and a gold Lexus...
Tustin police officers arrested a driver who was high on edibles and had the munchies
Tustin night shift police officers pulled over a driver last night who had eaten an edible described as “God Mode” with a “Walls Might Melt” experience. The driver in question had apparently developed the munchies and was behind the wheel at a Jack in the Box.
1 killed, 2 injured in broadside crash in Irvine
IRVINE, Calif. - One woman was killed, and two other people were injured after the car they were riding in was broadsided in Irvine Saturday evening. The crash happened just before 6 p.m. according to the Irvine Police Department, near the intersection of Irvine Boulevard and Sand Canyon Avenue. Police and fire officials received reports of the crash around 5:50 p.m. When officials got there, they found a white BMW had been broadsided by a gold Lexus.
Suspect wanted for knocking woman down in Santa Ana robbery
Police are searching for a man wanted for allegedly robbing a woman before knocking her down in Santa Ana. The incident took place on May 11 on the 2000 block of South Grand Avenue around 1:36 p.m., according to Santa Ana Police. A female victim was walking on the sidewalk when the suspect approached her […]
Woman hospitalized in Anaheim freeway crash
A violent crash into a freeway guardrail left a driver hospitalized in Anaheim on Saturday. California Highway Patrol responded to the crash on the 91 Freeway near the 57 junction around 3:16 a.m. Arriving deputies discovered the vehicle had struck a guardrail that had pierced through the driver’s side window. The sheer force of the […]
Anaheim: Man Stabbed Outside Event Venue
06.03.2023 | 11:38 PM | ANAHEIM – A man was stabbed outside an event venue and a search for the suspect responsible is underway, late Saturday night. The stabbing was reported in the parking lot of of the Landmark Event Center, located in the 400 block of North Anaheim Boulevard, around 11:38 PM.
Man charged with raping a woman in Orange County
SANTA ANA – A 29-year-old Costa Mesa man was charged Friday with raping a woman and assaulting her with a feeding tube in Newport Beach. Jack Douglas Kanen was charged with two counts of rape, two counts of sexual penetration by a foreign object and force, a count of forcible oral copulation, a count of assault with the intent to commit a sex offense, a count of assault with a deadly weapon and a count of assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury, all felonies.
OC nurse home after suffering severe spinal cord injury during freak accident in Costa Rica
An Orange County nurse is finally home after suffering a near-fatal spinal cord injury during a freak accident in Costa Rica.
Man gets life without parole for OC killing
A 26-year-old man was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for his part in the fatal shooting of a drug dealer in Placentia, an attack allegedly ordered by the reputed head of the Mexican Mafia in Orange County.
Arizona man arrested for the murder of a man at the Anaheim Gardenwalk
Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested 21-year-old Aristeo Martinez for the shooting murder of 32-year-old Deonte Lenin. On May 21, 2023, just after 2 a.m., Anaheim police officers were dispatched to the Gardenwalk’s parking structure, located on the 300 block of W. Katella Ave., after a large fight and shooting were reported. Officers located Deonte Marquis Lenin of Highland suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Lenin was pronounced dead at the scene.
Suspect held in May 21 murder
A suspect has been arrested in the May 21 fatal shooting of a man in Anaheim. According to the Anaheim Police Department, Aristeo Martinez, 21, of Phoenix, Arizona was arrested Friday for the killing of Deonte Marquis Lenin, 32, of Highland in an incident near the Gardenwalk center on Katella Avenue.
Police seek public’s help in finding missing Wilson High student
Long Beach police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 15-year-old girl that ran away from her home near the Zaferia district on Wednesday. Breanna Marie Carillo was last seen on Wednesday, May 31, before she ran away from her mother in the area of Anaheim Street and Redondo Avenue at approximately 4 p.m.
OC 'Mr. Security' mail thief is arrested
Tustin Police arrested a mail theft suspect they called “Mr. Security” Wednesday morning. The man was already on probation and had mail from eight different residences with him, along with tear gas and a stun gun.
Nine juveniles arrested in connection with assault on Marines at Orange County pier
San Clemente, CA–Nine juveniles were arrested Tuesday in connection with an assault on two Marines at the San Clemente Pier on May 26 in Orange County, authorities said. Orange County Sheriff’s Department investigators booked five teens into Orange County Juvenile Hall on suspicion of violating assault with a deadly weapon. They will face felony charges, and the other four were cited with misdemeanor assault charges.
Suspect arrested in shooting near Disneyland
A 21-year-old Phoenix man was behind bars Friday on suspicion of killing Deonte Marquis Lenin during an altercation in Anaheim’s Gardenwalk parking structure last month.
Orange County woman sentenced to prison for COVID unemployment fraud
SANTA ANA, Calif. – An Irvine woman was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison for stealing unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic. Rosalva Bahena pleaded guilty Dec. 28 to three counts of perjury, 20 counts of false statement or representation or concealment, six counts of money laundering, and a count of conspiracy to defraud, all felonies.
Long Beach police on alert after 12-year-old girl is grabbed by stranger
Long Beach police are conducting additional safety patrols in the city after a 12-year-old girl was grabbed by a stranger as she walking near her school. It happened around 8:30 a.m. near Washington Middle School in the area of E. Anaheim Street and Cedar Avenue. According to the Long Beach Police Department, the girl was […]
The SAPD will conduct active shooter training at the Reagan courthouse today
The Santa Ana Police Department will be conducting an active shooter exercise at the Ronald Regan Federal Building today from 8am-3pm. Expect to see an increase in law enforcement personnel in the area as well as an increase in noise and street closures. Thank you for your patience. The following...
Crime against the vulnerable a priority for region’s top federal prosecutor
As the top federal prosecutor for the Central District of California — which includes Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties — U.S. Attorney Martin Estrada says his overriding goal is making an impact in the lives of the most vulnerable. That includes children, the elderly, immigrants and other...
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