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  • '2K bandit' sentenced to 12 years for string of bank robberies

    A homeless man was sentenced Friday to 12 years in state prison following his guilty plea in a dozen bank robberies in Costa Mesa and other Orange County cities, according to court records. Mark Moore, 47, pleaded guilty Feb. 20 to 12 counts of second-...
  • From the Boathouse: Fish around for the rules of sport fishing

    Ahoy! We are having perfect summertime weather for the start of spring, with the sea conditions very favorable for boating, and many people are offshore fishing. Everyone who likes to fish should review the current regulations published by the...
  • After series of burglaries, man may avoid jail time

    After series of burglaries, man may avoid jail time
    A serial burglar who led Costa Mesa on a chase through the Mesa Verde neighborhood last year pleaded guilty Thursday to half a dozen felonies but could avoid being locked up. An Orange County Superior Court judge sentenced Marc Christopher Marchetti...
  • Police arrest burglary suspects after car chase

    Newport Beach police arrested a trio of burglary suspects after a short car chase Wednesday ended with a crash in Laguna Beach, according to authorities. The incident started in Newport when a resident returned home around 2:15 p.m. and found two men...
  • 3 arrested in Costa Mesa probation sweep

    Costa Mesa police arrested three men Tuesday during a sweep designed to ensure that people on probation in the city are obeying the terms of their release. Officers checked on 11 probationers throughout Costa Mesa between 4 and 10 p.m. Eight were...
  • Defense in double murder plans appeal in attempt to remove judge from case

    Lawyers for a Costa Mesa man accused in a double murder said Friday that they will appeal a decision that left the trial in the hands of a judge whom the defense team tried to remove from the case. A Los Angeles judge last week denied a motion asking...
  • Suspect in carjacking spree pleads not guilty

    Suspect in carjacking spree pleads not guilty
    A 21-year-old woman accused in a carjacking spree that spanned Costa Mesa, Irvine and Tustin pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Orange County Superior Court. Jocelyn Cano, a Santa Ana resident, faces six felonies: three counts of carjacking and one count...
  • 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...