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  • Woman arrested in string of carjackings

    Woman arrested in string of carjackings
    A 21-year-old Santa Ana woman with a lengthy criminal record was arrested in connection with a three-city carjacking spree last week, authorities said. Tustin police detectives arrested Jocelyn Cano at a Santa Ana home on March 12, three days after a...
  • Arrests made in fight, church burglary

    Police in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa dealt with rowdiness on and immediately after St. Patrick's Day when a fight started in front of a convenience store, a bargoer fought with a bouncer and a burglar broke into a church. In Newport Beach, a drunk man...
  • Newport police investigate car crash following bar fight

    Police are trying to determine whether a person who fled from a bar fight near the Newport Pier was involved in a car crash that downed power lines and sheared off a fire hydrant a half-hour later. Shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to the...
  • Suspect's refusal to cooperate with doctors stalls trial

    Suspect's refusal to cooperate with doctors stalls trial
    The brother of a slain Costa Mesa man said Monday that he's frustrated with the suspected killer repeatedly delaying any possibility of a trial by refusing to speak with two court-appointed psychologists trying to determine if the accused murderer is...
  • Two found with AK-47s in Newport plead guilty to weapons charges, get year in jail

    Two found with AK-47s in Newport plead guilty to weapons charges, get year in jail
    Two people who police say admitted to smuggling seven AK-47 assault rifles and hundreds of rounds of ammunition through Orange County for a Mexican drug cartel pleaded guilty Monday to felony weapons charges. An Orange County Superior Court judge...
  • Man arrested after hours-long standoff in Irvine

    An hours-long standoff ended early Sunday when Irvine officers, with the help of a police dog, arrested a man suspected of threatening to kill his neighbor, authorities said. Officers responded around 2 a.m. to a call about a man causing a disturbance at...
  • Homeless man pleads guilty to '2K bandit' bank robberies

    Homeless man pleads guilty to '2K bandit' bank robberies
    A homeless serial bank robber known as the "2K bandit" has admitted to heists at a dozen banks across Orange County. Mark Moore, 47, pleaded guilty Feb. 20 to 12 counts of second-degree robbery, with two sentencing enhancements for use of a firearm,...
  • Valets come up short

    When a valet parking attendant told Josh Gelle his car had disappeared from a Newport Beach restaurant's parking lot Saturday evening, his first reaction was to laugh and look for a hidden camera. "They came up and said, 'We don't know how to tell you...
  • Woman sentenced to probation in jewelry theft case

    A 59-year-old Alabama woman accused of stealing almost $50,000 worth of jewelry from Southern California stores pleaded guilty Monday to one felony count of receiving stolen property and was sentenced to three years' probation, according to court records....
  • Ex-dentist pleads guilty to 'rolled-sleeves bandit' bank robberies

    Ex-dentist pleads guilty to 'rolled-sleeves bandit' bank robberies
    A former Newport Beach dentist admitted in court Monday that he robbed seven banks along the Southern California coast, according to federal prosecutors. As part of an agreement with the U.S. attorney's office, Damian Newhart, 41, pleaded guilty to three...
  • L.A. gang members possibly involved in Costa Mesa pharmacy burglary, police say

    A burglary at a Costa Mesa pharmacy possibly involving Los Angeles gang members sparked a brief police pursuit Monday morning, according to authorities. Around 5 a.m., police received a call about the sound of broken glass and a burglary alarm near...
  • Police: DNA used to link Costa Mesa man to stolen car's crash into home

    Costa Mesa police said Wednesday that they arrested a man after finding DNA evidence linking him to a stolen car that crashed into a house last year. Alfonso R. Campos, 19, of Costa Mesa was arrested about 2 a.m. Tuesday, police said. Investigators...