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  • 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...
  • Man arrested on suspicion of burglary in Irvine

    Man arrested on suspicion of burglary in Irvine
    Irvine police confiscated five shotguns and a rifle from a man they suspect broke into homes this month to steal the firearms and other items. Detectives arrested Kamal Valadez, 29, on suspicion of burglarizing a home on Las Palmas in Irvine where 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...
  • Police arrest man in alleged Craigslist hoax

    Police arrest man in alleged Craigslist hoax
    Irvine detectives on Monday arrested a man who allegedly posted fake luxury items for sale on Craigslist and then robbed the buyers at gunpoint when they showed up with cash. Arnold Min Baek, 27, of Lake Forest, twice lured his victims to a home in...
  • Lawyer convicted of defrauding clients

    A Newport Beach attorney accused of stealing more than $780,000 from nine victims, some of whom he met at church, was convicted Monday, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. Peter David Nitschke, 47, pleaded guilty to six felony...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Police arrest suspected copper thieves

    Police arrest suspected copper thieves
    Two men were arrested over the weekend on suspicion of attempting to steal copper piping and wire from a Costa Mesa car dealership, police said. A security guard called police at 4:30 a.m. Sunday to report suspicious noises coming from Orange Coast Buick...
  • Thieves ride off with Model Engineers' tracks

    Thieves ride off with Model Engineers' tracks
    The Orange County Model Engineers are seeking the public's help after $7,000 to $9,000 worth of aluminum tracks and other items were stolen from the nonprofit organization's storage facility. Thieves cut their way through a gate into the area housing...