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  • Mailbag: Mayor apologizes for misspeaking about CMPD staffing

    At last Tuesday's City Council meeting, I made a statement that our Police Department was not understaffed. I misspoke. I was attempting to reassure residents that we have the same number of patrol officers on our streets today, despite vacancies in our...
  • CrimeStat meeting provides inside look at Newport Beach Police Department

    Sgt. Dave Miner told his colleagues at the Newport Beach Police Department on Thursday that he was dealing with a stubborn burglar. The 10 residential break-ins throughout Newport Coast, Spyglass Hill and Corona del Mar in December were double the...
  • Two held in connection with rash of burglaries

    Newport Beach police have arrested two men who could be tied to more than 20 residential burglaries in the city and neighboring Huntington Beach, authorities said Tuesday. The arrests, a Newport Beach Police Department news release said, came after a...
  • Police find gun in burglary suspects' car

    A shotgun found under the passenger seat of a car pulled over by police led to three arrests in connection with a string of burglaries, the Newport Beach Police Department said Wednesday. Christian Whitaker, 21, of Lake Elsinore, Brittany Whitaker, 19,...
  • UCI student carrying loaded gun arrested

    UCI student carrying loaded gun arrested
    A UC Irvine student brought a loaded gun onto campus Monday and was clutching it close to his chest when another student spotted the weapon, a campus representative said. Within 12 minutes of the reported sighting, police had taken Manas Moole Reddy...
  • Crime drops 12% in Costa Mesa

    Crime in Costa Mesa dropped by more than 12% in 2013 with steep declines in thefts and burglaries leading the way, according to statistics provided by the Costa Mesa Police Department this week. However, moderate increases in rapes and robberies were...
  • Proposed Costa Mesa hiring spree could include four cops

    In what Costa Mesa city officials are calling "modest increases" to staffing levels, the City Council on Tuesday will hear a proposal that could boost City Hall ranks by 12 positions. The annual payroll would increase $1.64 million. Four of the...
  • Police association says it won't sue city

    The Costa Mesa Police Officers Assn. doesn't plan to sue the city after officials denied its claim asserting that the municipality is responsible for the union's legal fees. The association had sought indemnification from the legal costs of defending...
  • Possible move for police?

     Possible move for police?
    West Newport could become home to the Newport Beach Police Department's new headquarters, Mayor Rush Hill told the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday. But no specific sites are under consideration, he explained, as the city begins to...
  • $360 is the new fee for excessive calls to police

    Following a vote Tuesday by the Costa Mesa City Council, some motel owners in the city could find themselves wondering whether a call to the police to report rowdy guests or criminal activity is worth the $360 it could cost them for taking up officers'...
  • CMPOA: Lawsuit attempts to muzzle critics of City Council

    Costa Mesa's police association responded this month to a lawsuit filed by two councilmen alleging the union, its former law firm and a private investigator conspired to harass and intimidate them for political gain. Lawyers for the Costa Mesa Police...
  • Firefighters rescue driver after 200-foot drop

    Firefighters rescued the driver of a car that plunged off a 200-foot cliff on Coast Highway early Saturday morning. The vehicle ended up in a creek below East Coast Highway near Reef Point Drive in Newport Beach just before 5 a.m., according to a...