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Law Enforcement

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  • 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...
  • Couple arrested on counterfeit charges

    Police found a stash of counterfeit $100 bills in a Costa Mesa hotel room last month after a couple tried to pass fake currency at a Huntington Beach store, according to a federal indictment. Marcus Redick and Lashana Gorrell allegedly bought hundreds...
  • Ex-officers who sued city get payout

    Newport Beach announced Friday that it has reached a settlement of almost $1 million with three former police officers who alleged that a corrupt, retaliatory police department unfairly passed them over for promotions. In a 2011 lawsuit, former police...
  • Police: 'Combative' man attacks officers, hospital workers

    A transient allegedly attacked two Costa Mesa police officers and two hospital employees Wednesday night after he refused to cooperate with law enforcement. Police responded to a call around 10 p.m. about a man yelling and cursing in the 200 block of...
  • UCI student arrested after CHP pursuit in L.A.

    UCI student arrested after CHP pursuit in L.A.
    An international student at UC Irvine led authorities on a pursuit Thursday night that at times reached 122 mph, according to the California Highway Patrol. Yuan Zhou, 18, was arrested around 9:15 p.m. after a CHP cruiser maneuvered to stop the car on...
  • D.A. changes charges in JWA assault case

    Prosecutors this week changed the charges against a Newport Beach woman who had been accused of ramming an Orange County sheriff's deputy with her car at John Wayne Airport in July. Rebecca Lee McLaughlin, 49, now faces an attempted murder charge...
  • Arrest made after apparently false report of armed man

    Costa Mesa police arrested a Laguna Hills man after he allegedly prompted reports that a person armed with a gun was on the loose near apartments, authorities said Monday afternoon. A caller reported hearing a man "screaming that someone nearby had a...
  • Police arrest suspected copper thieves

    Police arrest suspected copper thieves
    Two men were arrested over the weekend on suspicion of attempting to steal copper piping and wire from a Costa Mesa car dealership, police said. A security guard called police at 4:30 a.m. Sunday to report suspicious noises coming from Orange Coast Buick...
  • 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-...