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Law Enforcement

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  • Police union denies tracking councilman

    In a court filing last week, Costa Mesa's police union distanced itself from its former law firm by saying it wasn't involved in a plan that planted a GPS tracking device on a city councilman's truck. The Costa Mesa Police Officers' Assn., law firm...
  • Police arrest man suspected of kidnapping woman

    Newport Beach police Friday arrested a man suspected of kidnapping a woman from the Balboa Peninsula and holding her at gunpoint. Bradley John King, 42, of Rhode Island, was arguing with a woman while they were out for dinner and drinks Thursday evening,...
  • Judge denies contempt motion against Mensinger

    An Orange County Superior Court judge this month refused to hold Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Steve Mensinger in contempt of court for revealing evidence that someone surveilled him, court records show. Judge David Hoffer on Dec. 13 denied the contempt...
  • Newport welcome sign vandalized

    Someone spray painted the words "boats n hoes" on a sign welcoming drivers to Newport Beach near Sage Hill School, according to police. A passerby on Newport Coast Drive reported the graffiti to the Newport Beach police shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday, Lt....
  • Officer says sad goodbye to canine partner

    Officer says sad goodbye to canine partner
    Newport Beach Police Officer Shawn Preasmyer remembers the day six years ago when he brought home a new partner — and a new roommate. It was pouring rain as he set up a kennel for Ringo, the Dutch Shepherd who would live with him for a few weeks...
  • Police: Body in burned car identified

    The 50-year-old man found dead in a burned car near San Diego Creek in Irvine last week may have committed suicide, police said. The coroner is conducting toxicology tests on the man identified as Michael Richard Timme of Irvine and attempting to...
  • Sister, brother held after car hits garage door

    Newport Beach police say they arrested siblings shortly after midnight Wednesday after the sister drove a car into a garage door and the brother slammed his body into an officer during an ensuing chase. Emily and Brandon Marroquin, both of Newport...
  • Deputies seek help identifying body

    Investigators are trying to identify the body of a man found floating in the ocean off Newport Coast, the Orange County Sheriff's Department said Thursday. A commercial fisherman discovered the body on Christmas Eve about a mile out from Crystal Cove...
  • OCC officer mixes police work with martial arts

    The Samurai Cop is back at Orange Coast College, nearly 50 years after graduating from the school he credits with preparing him for his law enforcement career. David Dye, 68, returned in the fall as a part-time campus safety officer. During his 34-...
  • Not-so-blessed event

     Not-so-blessed event
    Scott and Kellee Seal had just returned home when they realized a bag was missing from their car. The couple hadn't noticed at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, where they'd rushed earlier that evening thinking Kellee was about to give birth to their...
  • Motels to pay for excess police calls

    Motels to pay for excess police calls
    Motels and hotels in Costa Mesa that draw "excessive" amounts of police attention will now have to pay for the extra trouble. The City Council passed the Excessive Use of Resources Ordinance on Tuesday after a second reading, with a majority —...
  • Police search home of CdM tutor

    Newport Beach police investigators searched the Irvine home of the tutor police suspect assisted a dozen Corona del Mar High School students in a recent grade-changing scheme, authorities confirmed Thursday. Police have been looking for Timothy Lance...