Around 11:17 pm on Monday night, Anaheim patrol officers observed a stolen Acura at Beach Blvd and Orange Ave in Anaheim. The officers attempted to stop the car, but it drove about a block, turned onto a small residential street (Broden St) and stopped in the middle of the street. The driver, Hector Munoz, 27, of Norwalk, refused to exit the car and barricaded himself inside. Announcements were made continually over a public address system for the driver to exit the car, but he refused. Continue reading
Yesterday on Friday, November 24, 2017, at about 4:30 p.m., Riverside Police officers responded to the 1700 block of Main Street, in Riverside, regarding a registered sex offender, Gabriel Vasquez, 43-years-old of Anaheim, wanted by State Parole for cutting off his GPS ankle monitoring device. Officers arrived and formulated a plan to contact this subject at the residence he was at according to the GPS device. Continue reading
ANAHEIM POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Released by: Sgt. Daron Wyatt
SUBJECT: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUSPECT IN STABLE CONDITION AFTER OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING
ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 25, 2017) – Homicide Detectives and District Attorney Investigators are investigating an Officer Involved Shooting in Anaheim, which occurred during a domestic violence investigation earlier this afternoon.
Around 2:00 pm Saturday afternoon, APD officers were sent to an apartment in the 900 block of S. Citron Street in regards to a domestic violence suspect who was believed to be sleeping inside the apartment. The original crime occurred Friday afternoon, but the suspect had fled prior to police arrival. APD was called today advising the suspect was currently inside the apartment on Citron Street. Continue reading
On Friday night, 11/24/17, just after 10:00 pm, the Anaheim Police Department received multiple calls of shots fired with a person down in the alley of the 2500 block of E Terrace St., near N. Placentia Ave. and the 91 Freeway.
Arriving police units found an adult male suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the torso. Officers and paramedics performed life-saving efforts and the victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Continue reading
A restaurant employee at the Mexi-Casa Restaurant in Anaheim sought safety in a storage room after the business was held up by a masked robber late Friday night, Nov. 17, according to the O.C. Register.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Released by: Kristina Hamm, Contact: 714-300-3543
ANAHEIM STUDENT ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED THREATS TO MULTIPLE SCHOOL SITES
ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 14, 2017) – A Western High School student was arrested Tuesday evening for allegedly threatening to commit acts of violence through multiple school shootings at Magnolia, Western, Cypress and Buena Park High Schools. A concerned Western High School student contacted Anaheim Police Department (APD) Sunday evening after seeing a troubling Instagram post screenshot on a Snapchat account. Continue reading
Road closures for Disneyland races this weekend
There will be several road closures and possible traffic delays around Disneyland and the Platinum Triangle this weekend as the park hosts its Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon, Thor 10K and Spider-Man 5K.
The 5K race begins at 5 a.m. on Friday, the 10K race begins at 5 a.m. on Saturday and the half marathon will begin at 5 a.m. on Sunday. Road closures will span Friday through Sunday, Nov. 10-12, mostly in the early morning.
Friday road closures: Continue reading