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Felon arrested for identity theft in Tustin

A Tustin police officer conducted a traffic stop and contacted Eddie Poncio. During a search of Poncio’s vehicle, the police officer found over 50 items of personal identifying information (Passports, ID cards, credit cards, etc.) not belonging to Poncio. Poncio also turned out to be a convicted felon in unlawful possession of ammunition, a stun…

Santa Ana man’s meth lab shut down by the F.V. police

On November 17th, 2020, a narcotics related search warrant was executed by the Fountain Valley Police Department at the 17000 block of Stearns Drive in the unincorporated area of Santa Ana, near the City of Tustin. Christian Gibbons, a 28-year-old Santa Ana resident, was contacted inside his rented suite within the residence. An operational meth…

This week’s Cochino List includes a Santa Ana Shell Station food mart

Restaurants and other food vendors ordered to close and allowed to reopen by Orange County health inspectors from Nov. 19 to Nov. 27: Food Mart at Shell Station, 320 N. Tustin Ave., Santa Ana, Closed: Nov. 23, Reason: Rodent infestation, Reopened: Nov. 23 The Human Bean, 21991 El Toro Road, Suite 10, Lake Forest, Closed:…

A man was struck and killed on the 55 Fwy. on Thursday morning

An unidentified pedestrian was struck by a car and killed early on Thursday morning on the northbound 55 Freeway in Costa Mesa near the 405 Freeway at 3:20 a.m., according to the CHP. The vehicle that struck the pedestrian was a white Ford Fusion, according to the CHP. The crash happened on the freeway’s right…