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Law Enforcement

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  • Suspect arrested after Newport bank robbery

    Police arrested a man who they say used a pellet gun to rob a Newport Beach bank Tuesday afternoon. Vu Hoan Le, 39, of Garden Grove was arrested after a man entered a Bank of America branch at 4101 MacArthur Blvd. around 3 p.m., approached a teller,...
  • Irvine police invite public to open house

    The public can get a peek inside the Irvine Police Department during an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 31. The city is hosting the event at its law enforcement headquarters to celebrate Irvine's 10th consecutive year as the American city with...
  • Costa Mesa CEO, police chief apologize to councilmen

    Costa Mesa CEO, police chief apologize to councilmen
    Costa Mesa city CEO Tom Hatch and acting Police Chief Rob Sharpnack issued an apology Monday to three councilmen who prosecutors allege were surveilled in 2012 by investigators working for a law firm retained by the city's police union. Last week,...
  • Commentary: Councilmen should drop police union from their lawsuit

    Some perspective is needed in the wake of two private investigators being charged relating to tactics they allegedly directed toward Councilmen Jim Righeimer, Steve Mensinger and Gary Monahan. As the Daily Pilot reported, no Costa Mesa police officer...
  • 2 charged after Costa Mesa stabbing plead not guilty

    Two defendants arrested in connection with a possibly gang-related stabbing in Costa Mesa pleaded not guilty to felony charges Thursday. Carlos Alfredo Ortega and Raul Munoz were arrested Dec. 16. According to police, Ortega and a 17-year-old boy...
  • Money, police and who can talk: Costa Mesa council candidates dig into issues at Feet to the Fire Forum

    Money, police and who can talk: Costa Mesa council candidates dig into issues at Feet to the Fire Forum
    It was another night of Costa Mesa politics: booing, hissing, jeering, cheering, clapping and yelling on topics ranging from development and a city charter to Police Department staffing, 60th-anniversary overspending and an extortion lawsuit. The...
  • Police union, mayor may split cost of airing Costa Mesa candidates forum

    Two of Costa Mesa's fiercest political opponents could join forces in paying to broadcast a City Council candidates' debate after the city of Costa Mesa declined to televise the event in an attempt to remain politically neutral. The Costa Mesa Police...
  • Police: Fugitive nanny gave children medicine to sleep

    Police are looking for a Newport Beach nanny who they say gave two children cold medicine to help them nap and then skipped an August court date on child abuse charges. Elizabeth Norma Sanchez, 41, was a baby-sitter for a Corona del Mar couple, according...
  • Drug take-back day set Saturday

    Police in Orange County will collect unused pills Saturday as part of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration program designed to prevent prescription drug abuse. Anyone can anonymously drop off pills or medicated patches at locations in Irvine, Newport...
  • Coffee with a Cop Wednesday in Costa Mesa

    Costa Mesans can talk to a local police officer over a cup of coffee from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday. The Police Department will present the Coffee with a Cop event at Shirley's Bagels, 270 E. 17th St. Costa Mesa started holding the meet-and-greets in...
  • Council candidates solidify stances on Costa Mesa issues

    Council candidates solidify stances on Costa Mesa issues
    It was a packed house at the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center on Thursday night for the third and final forum for the City Council candidates, who answered questions on issues including the proposed city charter, development and Fairview Park's...
  • Mailbag: State is returning too many criminals to our streets

    As an elected official, it is becoming harder and harder to keep our communities safe. The state's misguided "realignment" plan is sending hardened criminals who belong in state prison back to our streets. Despite determined efforts by key law...