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Law Enforcement

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  • Newport settles police assault suit

    Newport Beach agreed to pay $50,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that a police officer pulled down a man's pants and punched him in the neck while taking him into custody. The lawsuit, filed in Orange County Superior Court in August, called for a jury...
  • Ceremony honors fallen officers

    Fallen officers from Orange County police agencies were honored Wednesday at the annual Orange County Peace Officers' Memorial ceremony. Members of the Costa Mesa Police Department were among those attending the event, held at the Orange County Sheriff'...
  • 2 injured in doughnut shop crash

    Two late-night doughnut shoppers were injured this weekend when a pickup truck crashed into a Costa Mesa storefront. About midnight Saturday, a Ford F150 hit the Dippity Donuts at 1854 Newport Blvd., said Costa Mesa Police Department Sgt. Zack Hoferitza....
  • Two held in attack, theft of cellphone

    Two held in attack, theft of cellphone
    Costa Mesa police last week arrested a 17-year-old girl and a man in his 20s in connection with an attack on a teenager and the theft of his cellphone. The victim, an 18-year-old Costa Mesa resident, knew the teenage girl but not her partner,...
  • LoJack device helps officers find stolen car in Costa Mesa

    A Newport Beach resident arrested on suspicion of car theft was expected to be arraigned Thursday at the Orange County Central Jail complex. Costa Mesa police said in a news release that Jay Bagramian, 25, admitted to the theft. He also was found to have...
  • Police officer revives 4-year-old swimmer

    Police officer revives 4-year-old swimmer
    Quick action from a Costa Mesa police officer saved the life of a 4-year-old girl who nearly drowned in the family pool Monday evening, according to city officials. After a frantic 911 call from the mother, who reported her daughter wasn't breathing,...
  • Teen detained in illegal-fireworks case

    Teen detained in illegal-fireworks case
    A 15-year-old Newport Beach resident was detained Sunday on suspicion of attempting to sell 51 pounds of illegal explosives on Craigslist, authorities said Monday. After the Los Angeles County Fire Department's arson unit seized illegal fireworks from a...
  • Police: no clear link to serial killings

    Newport Beach police are looking for connections between an unsolved homicide in their city and recently revealed serial killings in Orange County but have not found any links, a department official said Tuesday. "At this point it does not seem that...
  • Driver crashes Jeep into Upper Newport Bay

    An apparently intoxicated Costa Mesa resident drove her car into a Newport Beach nature preserve and then crashed into a marshy area of Upper Newport Bay early Wednesday, police said. About half an hour after midnight Tuesday, the woman drove down a...
  • Fashion Island shooter sentenced to 12 years in prison

    Fashion Island shooter sentenced to 12 years in prison
    A man who fired a handgun 54 times at Fashion Island because it reportedly made him "feel better" was sentenced Friday to 12 years in state prison. Marcos Gurrola, 42, of Garden Grove pleaded guilty to 54 counts of shooting at an occupied building and...
  • Police make assault arrest outside of Sharkeez

    Newport Beach police Friday arrested a Colton resident who they say tried to attack another man with a bottle during a bar fight. The fight started when Yanotan Casas, 22, was arguing with the man inside Baja Sharkeez on the Balboa Peninsula about 1:30...
  • Young boy burned in fire-ring fall

    A 5-year-old boy was treated for second- and third-degree burns after he fell into a fire ring near the Balboa Pier on Sunday afternoon, authorities said Monday. The boy was taken by ambulance to Western Medical Center in Santa Ana at about 4 p.m. for...