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Crime

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  • Police arrest man who allegedly stabbed caretaker

    Police on Monday arrested a man for allegedly stabbing the caretaker of an elderly Costa Mesa woman while the victim was trying to prepare her food. The victim takes care of a woman in her 80s who lives on Ford Road with her daughter, who is in her 60s,...
  • D.A. shares details of office's work at chamber event

    Orange County Dist. Atty. Tony Rackauckas gave members of the Newport Beach business community a crash course Tuesday morning in the work performed by his office. At the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce's monthly Wake Up! Newport breakfast event,...
  • Man flees with child after crashing into Starbucks, police say

    A 3-year-old passenger was hurt when the driver of an SUV crashed into a closed Starbucks in Newport Beach, authorities said Friday. Police said Johnny Martinez, 33, of Tustin rammed his vehicle into the coffee shop at Campus Drive and MacArthur...
  • Firefighters have to work at extricating man hurt in crash

    Firefighters cut off the doors and peeled back the roof of an SUV to rescue a man stuck inside after a crash Tuesday in Costa Mesa Around 7:30 a.m., a Toyota Tacoma truck traveling south on Newport Boulevard broadsided a Honda Pilot SUV at Wilson...
  • Harbor patrol mistakenly aids yacht theft

    The Orange County Sheriff's Department Harbor Patrol inadvertently helped a man steal a $3-million yacht from its Newport Beach dock last week — after he radioed for help when he got stuck. The suspect didn't get far though. A day after the theft,...
  • Driver held in jogger's death

    A man was struck and killed while jogging along East Coast Highway in Corona del Mar on Thursday night, in what police say could be a case of driving under the influence. Edward Salkin, 81, of Corona del Mar was declared dead at the scene at 9:28 p.m....
  • Murder case may drag on for months

    A 4-year-old Costa Mesa murder case could be on hold for months longer now that the defense has lobbed allegations of misconduct including the misuse of jailhouse informants and asked for more time to make its case. Orange County Superior Court Judge...
  • Irvine teacher arrested, accused of relationship with student

    Irvine teacher arrested, accused of relationship with student
    An Irvine high school teacher has been arrested on suspicion of having an inappropriate “physical” relationship with a student, officials said Tuesday Michael Jay Granger, 32, an English teacher at University High School, was taken into...
  • Costa Mesa man sentenced for child porn, bomb materials

    Costa Mesa man sentenced for child porn, bomb materials
    A Costa Mesa man pleaded guilty this week to charges that he had an illegal stash of child pornography, dozens of guns and materials to make a bomb. On Monday, an Orange County Superior Court judge sentenced Baylor Maggenti, 67, to one year in jail...
  • Vandal throws feces at Sanitary District headquarters

    When Costa Mesa Sanitary District employees arrived at work Wednesday morning, they found themselves witnessing the aftermath of an unusually dirty mess. Someone had thrown feces on the district's West 19th Street headquarters, contaminating the...
  • Two arrested after attempted robbery at ATM

    Two robbery suspects were arrested Saturday after one of them appeared to try to jump a college student depositing money at an ATM in the early-morning hours, Costa Mesa police said. The 25-year-old woman had just finished the transaction at a Chase...
  • Former teacher gets 12 years in sex-abuse case

    A 58-year-old former teacher from Newport Beach was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison for sexually abusing three of his students and a relative. Robert Pimentel pleaded no contest in Los Angeles Superior Court last month to charges that he abused...