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  • 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....
  • 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 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...
  • Police Files for July 18

    Costa Mesa Plumer Street: Public drunkenness was reported in the 600 block at 2:13 a.m. Thursday. Harbor Boulevard: Petty theft was reported in the 2300 block at 2:31 a.m. Thursday. Harbor Boulevard: Petty theft was reported in the 2000 block at 3:...
  • Police Files for July 21

    Costa Mesa Baker Street: Battery was reported in the 1600 block at 8:55 a.m. Saturday. West 18th Street and Newport Boulevard: A hit-and-run was reported at 7:38 p.m. Saturday. Irvine Avenue and Magnolia Street: Battery was reported at 1:18 p.m....
  • Police suspicions lead them to burglary suspect

    Police suspicions lead them to burglary suspect
    Costa Mesa police officers hopped fences and ran through backyards last week in Mesa Verde to chase down a serial burglar, but this was no accidental nabbing of a suspect. Police arrested Marc Christopher Marchetti — who just days earlier had been...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Jury deliberates in sign vandalism case

    Tattooed shins and a penchant for pedicures prove a Costa Mesa man charged with vandalizing a political campaign sign in 2012 is wrongfully accused, his defense argued at trial Thursday. Steven Charles White, 40, formerly a maintenance worker with the...
  • Police arrest burglary suspect

    Within hours of a break-in late Sunday, Costa Mesa police officers recovered $2,000 worth of gold jewelry from a bicyclist they later arrested as a suspect in the case. Two officers were patrolling Harbor Boulevard near Bay Street about 2 a.m. Monday...
  • Woman claims robbery

    A woman told Newport Beach police that she was robbed in a parking lot near Fashion Island Tuesday but was unable to give police a consistent description of her alleged assailant, an official said. The robber allegedly strong-armed a purse and watch away...
  • Exchange of money leads to robbery call

    Newport Beach police responded to a report from an upscale hotel near John Wayne Airport just after midnight Thursday that a guest had met two women in the lobby and given them cash, police said. "The females took the money, but the victim seemed to...