The Orange Police pursued two suspects who fled from the scene in a car. They led the police on a pursuit that ended in Anaheim. Continue reading
Federal authorities served warrants at multiple sites including some in Santa Ana and Anaheim on Thursday morning, April 26, arresting seven people and seizing a sizable haul of contraband, according to the O.C. Register.
According to a criminal complaint, several transactions involving guns and drugs took place at the Santa Ana home. A man and woman were seen taken away in restraints at the location. A third man was detained then released. There were also four children at the home during the raid, according to ABC. Continue reading
Combine your culinary knowledge with creativity and create magical meals for guests as a part of the Disneyland Resort culinary team!
We invite you to visit our upcoming culinary job fair on April 16th to learn more about these exciting roles and our dynamic teams that provide unparalleled dining experiences. You will also have the chance to explore what it takes to excel in these roles through possible interviews from our recruiters and talented chefs. Continue reading
Case # 18CF0877
Date: April 2, 2018
*The investigation in this case is ongoing
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was charged today with soliciting another to commit rape after attempting to purchase a 4-year-old girl for sex through an online escort.
Defendant: Nicolas Ryan Castillo, 29, Yorba Linda
Charged on April 2, 2018, with the following felony count: Continue reading
A man named Nicolas Castillo, 29, was arrested at his fiancé’s home, near a home on the 2200 block of Woodley Avenue in Anaheim, by the SAPD today, after an informant told police officials that Castillo was looking to have sex with any 4-year-old, according to KTLA.
Santa Ana police and FBI officials served search warrants at the Woodley Avenue home, and another home in Yorba Linda that is also associated with Castillo and is across the street from Bryant Ranch Elementary School, according to ABC. Continue reading
Case # 13CF3891
Date: March 15, 2018
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was sentenced to 56 years and eight months in state prison today for sexually assaulting two women and kidnapping and robbing a third in mall, fast food, and church parking lots.
Defendant: Raymond Martin Boykin, 22, Anaheim
Found guilty by a jury on June 8, 2017, of the following felony counts: Continue reading
Chairman’s Homelessness Update: After Clearing the Riverbed, Orange County Invests in Long-Term Solutions for Homelessness
Santa Ana, Calif. (March 2, 2018) – Orange County Board of Supervisors Chairman Andrew Do provides the sixth edition of his weekly update on the continuous and consistent progress in addressing homelessness.
SANTA ANA RIVERBED: BEFORE AND AFTER
The County delivered on its promise to motel-shelter all those living on the riverbed. Here is an aerial view of the riverbed before and after sheltering over 700 homeless individuals: Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OCSD to enforce trespass laws following the voluntary transition of homeless individuals encamped along the Santa Ana River Trail
SANTA ANA, Ca. (Feb. 26, 2018) – As of 2 p.m. today, all individuals encamped along the Santa Ana River Trail in the project area between Ball Road in the city of Anaheim and Memory Lane in the city of Orange have voluntarily complied with the request to relocate. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will now actively enforce state trespass laws and will maintain high visibility patrols in the area. Continue reading
Supervisor Todd Spitzer returned to the Santa Ana River Trail (SART) on February 20 to hand out warm breakfast sandwiches he purchased as County employees worked to connect individuals with services.
Judge David O. Carter held a hearing in the field at the Santa Ana River Trail and lifted the temporary restraining order, allowing the County to resume removing the homeless population from the Santa Ana River Trail and continue the necessary environmental remediation project.
There are two exit doors, a) accept temporary shelter, assessment, and County services, or b) continue in the spiral of aimless existence and be removed from the river trail. Continue reading
County Connects 477 Individuals Encamped on the Santa Ana Riverbed with Motels Stays, Shelter
Santa Ana, Calif. (February 21, 2018) — Delivering on its promise, the County of Orange and its contracted non-profit, CityNet, have connected 477 encamped individuals with motel stays and shelter since February 14, 2018.
Yesterday alone, which was the first day the Temporary Restraining Order was lifted by U.S. District Court Judge David O. Carter, Orange County Health Care Agency provided 180 homeless residents in the Santa Ana Riverbed with housing in motels throughout the County. These homeless residents also receive transportation services as well food vouchers for the duration of their motel stay. Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 4, 2017
Santa Claus is Coming to Town for 25th Annual Stuff-A-Bus
The yearly event brings people together to help collect toys for local kids in need during the holidays
ORANGE – Those looking to make Santa’s nice list this year can do so by donating toys at the 25th annual Stuff-A-Bus event on Friday, Dec. 15 at the Honda Center in Anaheim.
The public is encouraged to bring new, unwrapped toys or sporting equipment to the Honda Center west parking lot at 2695 E. Katella Ave. in Anaheim from 4:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Toys will be distributed to children in need throughout the community. Continue reading
Costa Mesa Police Department
COSTA MESA, Calif. – The Costa Mesa Police Department (CMPD) arrested three people for unlawful possession of narcotics, weapons, and a stolen scooter, after receiving an anonymous narcotics tip.
Prior to Nov. 10, 2017, CMPD detectives received an anonymous tip about unlawful possession of narcotics. Continue reading
ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 8, 2017
Case # 17CF0684
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A music producer was sentenced yesterday to 10 years in state prison for pimping and pandering four women in Orange County and Los Angeles.
Defendant: Brandon Christopher Ramsay, 25, Granada Hills (AKA “Ramsay Tha Great”)
Pleaded guilty on Nov. 7, 2017, to: Continue reading
This advisory is in effect today, Tuesday, Oct. 10, through Wednesday morning, Oct. 11.
SCAQMD will issue an update if additional information becomes available.
A brush fire, named the Canyon Fire 2, is burning in Orange County near Gypsum Canyon, Anaheim Hills and towards the cities of Tustin and Orange. The burn area is reported to be 7,500 acres this morning, with 5 percent containment. Smoke is currently heavy in the vicinity. Breezy winds from the east will transition to a sea breeze from the southwest starting around 11 a.m. Smoke and ash impacts will be greatest in the vicinity of the fire and downwind into portions of Orange County this morning and likely into Riverside County this afternoon, depending on evolving fire conditions. Air quality may
reach Unhealthy levels or higher in areas directly impacted by smoke.
Areas of direct smoke impacts and Unhealthy air quality include portions of: Continue reading
ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY NEWS RELEASE
Case # 16NF2636
Date: September 18, 2017
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was sentenced to six months in jail for posing as a fire marshal and charging small businesses across Orange County for fraudulent inspections.
Defendant: Brian Lee Carsten, 37, Newport Beach
Pleaded guilty on Sept. 15, 2017, to the following counts: Continue reading