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Law Enforcement

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Checkpoint in Costa Mesa yields three DUI arrests

    Costa Mesa police arrested three people suspected of driving under the influence at a checkpoint Friday night. More than 550 vehicles passed through the screening location at Baker and Bear streets between 8 p.m. Friday and 2 a.m. Saturday, according to...
  • Commentary: Too many cops are leaving the CMPD

    Recently the city of Costa Mesa made available four reports regarding the staffing and attrition of the Costa Mesa Police Department over the past few years ("

    Newport car chase ends in Laguna

    Newport car chase ends in Laguna
    A car chase that began in Newport Beach Thursday afternoon ended in the Festival of the Arts parking lot in Laguna Beach after 35 minutes, authorities said. Newport Beach police arrested the female passenger for public intoxication. The male driver...
  • Teacher who had hundreds of snakes in his house to be charged

    Teacher who had hundreds of snakes in his house to be charged
    A Newport Beach schoolteacher who was arrested earlier this year after authorities searched his home and found hundreds of pythons, many of them dead, will be formally charged Monday, prosecutors said. William F. Buchman, 53, of Santa Ana is facing a...
  • Pair found asleep in stolen vehicle

    Costa Mesa police arrested two people Tuesday morning after finding them asleep in a stolen vehicle, authorities said. Officers responded to a report of a suspicious person asleep in a silver Saturn parked along Paularino Avenue east of Madison Avenue...
  • Investigator takes the 5th in Righeimer lawsuit

    A man accused in a lawsuit of filing a false drunk-driving report against Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer asserted his 5th Amendment right not to testify throughout a three-hour deposition on Thursday, attorneys said. Private investigator Chris...
  • Police to staff Mesa, Estancia again

    Costa Mesa police officers are going back to school full time next week after more than a year on hiatus. The Police Department is reviving its school resource officer, or SRO, program that had sputtered for more than a year because of a lack of...
  • Police arrest bridge-jumper

    Police this weekend arrested an allegedly drunk man who jumped from the Newport Bay Bridge. Newport Beach police got a call about 4 p.m. Saturday that someone was sitting on the south side of the East Coast Highway bridge that spans the bay near Dover...
  • Police use Taser on burglary suspect

    Costa Mesa police chased down and used a stun gun to subdue a 19-year-old earlier this week after he was allegedly interrupted during a break-in. Dmitriy Rozhik of Costa Mesa is accused of opening an unlocked sliding-glass door to get into a Mesa Verde...