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Law Enforcement

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  • 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...
  • Car slams into Costa Mesa house; driver arrested

    Car slams into Costa Mesa house; driver arrested
    A family of four in Costa Mesa awoke to a dramatic scene shortly after 1:30 a.m. Wednesday when a car slammed into a bedroom, causing minor injuries to the mother. Police said an intoxicated man already on probation for driving under the influence...
  • 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...
  • DUI suspect captured before 2-story drop at South Coast Plaza

    DUI suspect captured before 2-story drop at South Coast Plaza
    A DUI suspect who was running from police nearly fell two stories at South Coast Plaza before officers detained him and possibly saved his life, authorities said. Costa Mesa police said Francisco Novela, 37, of Santa Ana crashed his 1972 Ford Ranger...
  • Woman arrested on suspicion of DUI hit-and-run

    Laguna Beach police arrested an Aliso Viejo woman on suspicion of felony DUI and hit-and-run after she allegedly struck a pedestrian in a crosswalk late Friday. Sherry Lynn Vitalone, 42, was taken into custody after the collision at 11:17 p.m. at Brooks...
  • Commentary: Police make life in Newport possible

    March 28's 43rd annual Police Appreciation Breakfast celebrated the concept that "city matters." Hosted by the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by the Maseeh family and Hoag Hospital, more than 500 people attended to honor the heroic...
  • Irvine man kidnapped, found injured in Yorba Linda house, police say

    A 49-year-old Irvine man who was forced into a car and kidnapped in broad daylight was discovered inside a Yorba Linda residence suffering from fractures and contusions, authorities said Friday. Police said they have arrested multiple suspects in...