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  • Memories flow at CMPD birthday bash

    Memories flow at CMPD birthday bash
    Mike Healey doesn't appear in many of the historic photos that were on display in the Costa Mesa Police Department for its 60th anniversary open house on Sunday. "I was behind the camera," he explained. But he is part of the organization's beginnings....
  • Hazmat team investigates white powder

    A hazardous-materials team and bomb squad responded to a suspicious substance in a Costa Mesa office building Monday morning, but crews quickly determined it was a false alarm, according to Costa Mesa police. Employees in the mail room at the Auto Club...
  • Crime drops 12% in Costa Mesa

    Crime in Costa Mesa dropped by more than 12% in 2013 with steep declines in thefts and burglaries leading the way, according to statistics provided by the Costa Mesa Police Department this week. However, moderate increases in rapes and robberies were...
  • Police warn of overdue-tax phone scam

    Newport Beach police Thursday warned residents about an over-the-phone scam that asks them to pony up overdue taxes. The scammers will contact a victim and claim to be IRS or Franchise Tax Board employees calling about an overdue bill, police said....
  • Police: Suspect may have history of high-end burglaries

    Newport Beach police said they believe they have arrested a professional burglar who targets wealthy neighborhoods. Shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday, a private security guard called police to say he had detained a man trying to climb over the back gate...
  • Police union denies tracking councilman

    In a court filing last week, Costa Mesa's police union distanced itself from its former law firm by saying it wasn't involved in a plan that planted a GPS tracking device on a city councilman's truck. The Costa Mesa Police Officers' Assn., law firm...
  • Pedestrian dies in Newport Blvd. accident

    A 51-year-old pedestrian was struck by a car and killed in Costa Mesa, police said Wednesday. David Hird, a Costa Mesa resident, walked in front of a car driven by a 26-year-old Irvine woman at 5 p.m. Monday while crossing Newport Boulevard near...
  • Judge denies contempt motion against Mensinger

    An Orange County Superior Court judge this month refused to hold Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Steve Mensinger in contempt of court for revealing evidence that someone surveilled him, court records show. Judge David Hoffer on Dec. 13 denied the contempt...
  • Newport welcome sign vandalized

    Someone spray painted the words "boats n hoes" on a sign welcoming drivers to Newport Beach near Sage Hill School, according to police. A passerby on Newport Coast Drive reported the graffiti to the Newport Beach police shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday, Lt....
  • Unofficial police ambassador dies

    Unofficial police ambassador dies
    The Newport Beach Police Department said it lost a patriarch when Earl Fusselman, a 96-year-old who spent thousands of hours volunteering at the agency, died last week. Fusselman and his surprise birthday parties were familiar around the station,...
  • Man pleads not guilty in pot brownie case

    Man pleads not guilty in pot brownie case
    A self-described Costa Mesa gang member pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges related to the sale of marijuana to minors after two Newport Harbor High School students allegedly bought pot brownies and Pop-Tarts from a man named "Clever," police said....
  • Sister, brother held after car hits garage door

    Newport Beach police say they arrested siblings shortly after midnight Wednesday after the sister drove a car into a garage door and the brother slammed his body into an officer during an ensuing chase. Emily and Brandon Marroquin, both of Newport...