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  • Irvine police arrest 1, seek 2 more in burglary

    Irvine police arrest 1, seek 2 more in burglary
    A rental car and a ransacked home in Irvine led police to a suspected burglar last week, but two of his alleged partners remain at large. Friday afternoon, Irvine police received a call about three men and a car that was idling on Tall Oak. Police say...
  • Trial starts for man accused of serial rapes in Newport

    Trial began Monday for an accused serial rapist who allegedly preyed on women he met at bars, parties and elsewhere in the Newport Beach social scene Adel Regragui, 46, raped or tried to rape seven women between March 2005 and November 2011, according...
  • Ex-Costa Mesa church volunteer convicted of sexually abusing boys

    Ex-Costa Mesa church volunteer convicted of sexually abusing boys
    A former Costa Mesa Sunday school volunteer was convicted Wednesday of sexually assaulting five boys and trying to abuse a sixth. Christopher McKenzie, 51, didn't react, looking on steadily as a jury's guilty verdicts on 20 felony counts were read in...
  • Man arrested in fatal stabbing in Costa Mesa neighborhood

    Man arrested in fatal stabbing in Costa Mesa neighborhood
    A known gang member with a lengthy criminal history was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of stabbing a man to death in a Costa Mesa neighborhood, police said. John Raymond Breceda, 37, of Santa Ana already was in Orange County Jail on an unrelated charge...
  • Man charged in fatal Irvine crash has recent history of driving citations

    Man charged in fatal Irvine crash has recent history of driving citations
    A Costa Mesa man accused of speeding through a red light and killing a woman and her granddaughter in a hit-and-run crash last week has a history of traffic citations in the past year that include breaking the speed limit multiple times, court records...
  • Sex-abuse prosecutor: Church volunteer 'handpicked these boys.' Defense: 'There's reasonable doubt'

    Sex-abuse prosecutor: Church volunteer 'handpicked these boys.' Defense: 'There's reasonable doubt'
    Attorneys concluded their arguments Tuesday in the case of a Costa Mesa Sunday school volunteer accused of sexually abusing a half-dozen boys and trying to lure another. Jurors will decide whether they believe testimony from witnesses who over the...
  • Costa Mesa man pleads not guilty to shooting out car windows, driving drunk

    Costa Mesa man pleads not guilty to shooting out car windows, driving drunk
    A Costa Mesa man pleaded not guilty Friday to allegations of shooting out car windows with a BB gun while driving drunk through a neighborhood. According to court documents, Nicholas French, 21, had a blood-alcohol level of more than twice the legal...
  • Ex-dentist sentenced to 5 years for 'rolled-sleeves bandit' bank robberies

    Ex-dentist sentenced to 5 years for 'rolled-sleeves bandit' bank robberies
    A former Newport Beach dentist was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for stealing more than $21,000 during a string of bank robberies along the Southern California coast, according to a spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles. The...
  • Woman arrested in mysterious Costa Mesa neighborhood stabbing

    Woman arrested in mysterious Costa Mesa neighborhood stabbing
    A woman was arrested Wednesday in connection with a stabbing death last month in Costa Mesa, according to police, who released few other details. Investigators arrested Maricela Raye Gomez-Lee, 50, of Santa Ana at a Lake Elsinore home. She is being held...
  • Charges upped to murder in hit-and-run crash that killed grandmother, 2-year-old

    Charges upped to murder in hit-and-run crash that killed grandmother, 2-year-old
    Orange County prosecutors Tuesday increased manslaughter charges to murder against a Costa Mesa man accused in a hit-and-run crash in Irvine that killed a woman and her 2-year-old granddaughter. Alec Scott Abraham, 20, now faces two counts of murder...
  • Man accused in 2 Irvine crash deaths told officers he'd 'only get 5 years,' police say

    Man accused in 2 Irvine crash deaths told officers he'd 'only get 5 years,' police say
    The Costa Mesa man accused of killing a 2-year-old girl and her grandmother in a hit-and-run crash this month in Irvine told officers who arrested him that he would "only get five years" for the crime, according to a written statement from a police...
  • Costa Mesa parolee suspected of shooting out car windows with BB gun

    Costa Mesa parolee suspected of shooting out car windows with BB gun
    Police arrested a 21-year-old man who they believe shot out more than a dozen car windows with a BB gun while driving intoxicated around a Costa Mesa neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. Around 5 p.m., police responded to an area near Mission and El Camino...