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  • 90 mph chase through Newport, Costa Mesa ends in man's arrest near Trinity Broadcasting

    A driver whom police suspect was on drugs was arrested after a chase through Newport Beach and Costa Mesa that reached 90 mph early Tuesday, authorities said. Investigators are trying to determine whether Luis Alfonso Rivera, 21, of Huntington Beach...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Actor's double-murder case again hung up; 'absurd,' victim's dad says

    Actor's double-murder case again hung up; 'absurd,' victim's dad says
    A Costa Mesa double-murder case is headed out of Orange County, at least temporarily, after a county judge said Friday that he would not remove himself from the trial of Daniel Patrick Wozniak, who is accused of killing two Orange Coast College students...
  • 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...
  • Arraignment today for tutor in cheating scandal

    Arraignment today for tutor in cheating scandal
    The private tutor who is believed to be at the center of an elaborate, years-long cheating scheme at Corona del Mar High School is set to be arraigned Wednesday in Santa Ana. After eluding authorities for 10 months, Newport Beach detectives arrested...
  • Arraignment delayed for tutor in Corona del Mar High cheating scandal

    Arraignment delayed for tutor in Corona del Mar High cheating scandal
    The arraignment for a private tutor suspected of being at the center of a Corona del Mar High School cheating scandal was delayed Wednesday. Timothy Lance Lai, 29, had been scheduled for a court date while in custody at Orange County Jail, but he posted...
  • Suspect arrested in Irvine school burglary

    Police arrested an Irvine man on suspicion of breaking into an elementary school classroom Tuesday and said he could be tied to recent burglaries at a half-dozen schools. Around 5 a.m., a security guard at Canyon View Elementary School in Irvine noticed...
  • 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...
  • 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...