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  • Police: Would-be bank robber demands money in teller's hand

    A Huntington Beach man was arrested last weekend in connection with the attempted robbery of a Wells Fargo Bank branch in Newport Beach. Nathan Charles Taylor, 35, entered the bank, in the 2700 block of West Coast Highway, just after 10 a.m. Saturday,...
  • Andersen security? Trustees still on the fence

    After listening to reports from several local agencies urging Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees to approve fencing at Andersen Elementary School, the board directed staff to continue drafting plans for the project. However, trustees did...
  • Man gets more than 7 years for stealing from woman with dementia

    Man gets more than 7 years for stealing from woman with dementia
    A Costa Mesa man was sentenced Monday to more than seven years in prison for stealing in excess of $280,000 from an elderly woman who was blind, deaf and suffering from dementia, authorities said. John Thomas Windsor, 44, pleaded guilty to one felony...
  • Thieves target Newport ATM

    Thieves may have tried using a car to rip an ATM out of a Newport Beach Rite Aid over the weekend. Shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday, Newport Beach police responded to a burglary call in the 1600 block of San Miguel Drive. Someone had broken through...
  • D.A.: Ex-charter school board member stole $750,000

    A former board member with a Newport Beach-based charter school nonprofit is believed to have stolen $750,000 that he promised to invest on behalf of the organization, according to charges filed by the Orange County district attorney. The alleged...
  • Police use Taser on burglary suspect

    Costa Mesa police chased down and used a stun gun to subdue a 19-year-old earlier this week after he was allegedly interrupted during a break-in. Dmitriy Rozhik of Costa Mesa is accused of opening an unlocked sliding-glass door to get into a Mesa Verde...
  • Civilian tip leads to arrest

    Civilian tip leads to arrest
    A Huntington Beach man arrested by Irvine police on suspicion of having stolen property pleaded not guilty to five felonies and a misdemeanor this week. Irvine police credited a resident tip and increased patrols to the June 6 arrest of Brian Ryan, 37....
  • Hundreds attend teen's funeral

    Hundreds attend teen's funeral
    At some point in his scholastic career, Luis Adrian Torres wrote an essay that debated the merits of homework. "I don't think there should be more homework, don't you?" he wrote. The young man cited three reasons why: Homework ruins vacations, there...
  • Man pleads not guilty to assault, robbery

    A man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he hit another man with a bottle at Costa Mesa motel and then stole his cell phone, according to authorities. Jeremy Stanford, 24, of Huntington Beach faces one felony count each of first-degree robbery and...
  • Police Files: Dec. 31

    COSTA MESA West 18th Street: A family fight was reported in the 700 block at 2:02 a.m. Sunday. Presidio Drive and Drake Avenue: A drunk driver was reported at 2:36 a.m. Sunday. Wallace Avenue: A stolen vehicle was reported in the 1900 block at 8:...
  • Police Files: Jan. 4

    COSTA MESA Superior Avenue: A person was reportedly drunk in public in the 1700 block at 1:35 a.m. Thursday. Pinecreek Drive: A stolen vehicle was reported in the 2800 block at 7:12 a.m. Thursday. East 19th Street and Newport Boulevard: A drunk...
  • UCI police want public's help in bike theft

    UC Irvine police are asking for help identifying a person of interest in connection with a bike theft last year. In a news release Wednesday, officials distributed the picture of a man they say may have been involved in the grand theft of a bicycle at...