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  • 2 suspected of using heroin at Chuck E. Cheese's

    2 suspected of using heroin at Chuck E. Cheese's
    Costa Mesa police arrested two men who they say smoked heroin in a Chuck E. Cheese's bathroom Tuesday night. Officers arrived at the kids' arcade and pizza parlor in the 2300 block of Harbor Boulevard around 7 p.m. after someone called them with a...
  • Police seek Newport bank robber who wore black Prada sunglasses

    Police seek Newport bank robber who wore black Prada sunglasses
    Police are looking for the man who robbed a Wells Fargo bank branch on East Coast Highway in Newport Beach on Monday morning. The robber, described as in his mid-20s, was wearing a gray T-shirt and black Prada sunglasses when he entered the Wells...
  • [Updated] Officer-involved shooting in Newport Beach leaves suspect in critical condition

    Police shot an armed man after an outburst of gunfire at the beach Friday night, leaving the man hospitalized and a pool of blood outside his Newport Beach home, according to authorities and witnesses. Neighbors said Scott Jay Abraham, 43, walked onto...
  • Suspect in slaying of handyman agrees to psychiatric evaluation

    After months of delays, a homeless man accused of killing a 54-year-old Costa Mesa resident has agreed to talk to court-appointed psychologists who will evaluate whether he's fit to stand trial, according to his lawyer. Christopher Leovy, 34, is accused...
  • Driver pleads not guilty in death of jogger

    A Costa Mesa man pleaded not guilty Monday to driving drunk and killing a jogger in a Corona del Mar bicycle lane. Robert Greaney, 23, denied one felony count of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and another felony count of driving under the...
  • Police Files for July 10

    18th Street: Petty theft was reported in the 600 block at 4:52 a.m. Wednesday. Fair Drive: Fraud was reported in the 100 block at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday. Newport Boulevard: Battery was reported in the 2000 block at 9:11 a.m. Wednesday. Cabrillo Street:...
  • Police Files for July 15

    Costa Mesa Fairview Road and Baker Street: Felony hit-and-run was reported at 1:30 a.m. Monday. Harbor Boulevard: Felony hit-and-run was reported in the 2300 block at 10:37 a.m. Monday. Fair Drive: Fraud was reported in the 100 block at 11:57 a.m....
  • Girl, 15, hit in crosswalk by man suspected of drunk driving

    A man suspected of driving while intoxicated fled the scene after he hit and injured a 15-year-old girl in a crosswalk at Fairview Road and Baker Street in Costa Mesa early Monday, police said. Ryota Takamatsu, 22, was arrested on suspicion of felony...
  • Man charged in beach gunfire had weapons taken away in June

    Police say they confiscated firearms from a Newport Beach man weeks before he discharged a handgun at the beach, prompting officers to return fire and wound him Friday night. Newport Beach police rushed to Scott Jay Abraham's beachside condo around 9:45...
  • Police Files for July 16

    Costa Mesa Newport Boulevard: Commercial burglary was reported in the 2000 block at 12:28 a.m. and 6:01 a.m. Tuesday. Newport Boulevard: Commercial burglary was reported in the 1900 block at 9:03 a.m. and 9:18 a.m. Tuesday. Pacific Avenue: Vandalism...
  • Man held in smashing of Balboa Island windows

    Police arrested a Newport Beach man Monday after rocks were thrown through windows of a Balboa Island house. A resident at the home called police around 8:37 a.m., and officers responded to the 300 block of North Bay Front, where multiple large...
  • Man burglarizes El Pollo Loco, returns hours later to order lunch, police say

    Man burglarizes El Pollo Loco, returns hours later to order lunch, police say
    A suspected burglar was arrested Wednesday when he tried to order food at a Costa Mesa restaurant that police say he broke into hours earlier. Daniel Lee Warn, 28, hadn't even changed clothes when he returned to the El Pollo Loco in the 1900 block of...