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
Santa Ana, CA (Oct. 30, 2017) — On Friday, November 3, 2017, the County of Orange will begin active enforcement of public hours along the recreational Santa Ana River Trail (SART) that runs adjacent to the Santa Ana River flood control channel. In addition, beginning November 10, the County will permanently close to public use the west side of the flood control channel between 17th Street and Adams Avenue in the City of Fountain Valley.
OC Parks and the Orange County Flood Control District have had permanently posted signage declaring the public access hours along the entirety of the trail, though the hours have been inconsistently enforced. The public access hours will remain the same as currently posted, November 1-February 28 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and March 1-October 31 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Starting November 3, 2017, individuals who access the SART outside of the posted hours will be in violation of state trespass laws and subject to citation. Continue reading
Update on Sheriff’s Department enhanced homeless outreach
SANTA ANA, Ca. (Oct. 26, 2017) – After seven weeks of an enhanced enforcement presence along the Santa Ana Riverbed and in County flood control channels, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, along with partner law enforcement agencies from Anaheim, Orange, Santa Ana and Fountain Valley, has made 180 arrests and, in concert with other agencies and organizations, offered services and resources to hundreds.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department on Sept. 6 increased efforts along the riverbed, and on Sept. 16 launched an enhanced deployment to target the criminal element proliferating in homeless encampments, while continuing to offer services and resources for those living along the riverbed. Continue reading
Another Vote For A New Anaheim Police Chief
Police Management and Rank-and-File support Julian Harvey as new Chief of Police—APMA joins a change as per the APA vote of no-confidence in Raul Quezada
ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 23, 2017 – Different group, same verdict: It’s time for Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada to retire, resign, or step down immediately. Statements taken today by the Anaheim Police Management Association (APMA) also show no confidence in the city’s top law-enforcement officer.
The APMA consists of all senior Anaheim Police Department management, including Lieutenants, Captains, and the Deputy Chief of Police. The Anaheim Police Management Association (APMA) is an organization founded in 2010 and consists of 25 members from the five Anaheim Police Captains and 20 Anaheim Police Lieutenants. Continue reading
ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Case # 17HF0430
Date: October 18, 2017
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was found guilty by a jury today of robbing several marijuana dealers at gunpoint during two large scale drug deals at a resort in Newport Coast.
Defendant: Thomas Lamarr Prince, 40, Anaheim
Found guilty by a jury today of the following felony counts: Continue reading