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Twins arrested after a suspected burglary of a Costa Mesa rare-coin shop

Police arrested identical twin brothers, Jamal Walker and Jamel Walker – identical twin, 42-year-old brothers, of Los Angeles, early on Sunday, Nov. 19, on suspicion of burglarizing a Costa Mesa rare-coin shop and leading police on a car chase and foot pursuit, according to the O.C. Register. Someone watching a security camera at the burglarized business…

Burglars who fled from the police drove into a ditch by the 55 Freeway

Two suspects believed to have burglarized a Costa Mesa business early Sunday were caught after leading police on a brief pursuit, according to the O.C. Register. The burglary happened at about 7:25 a.m. at the 1900 block of Harbor Boulevard , near the Triangle in Costa Mesa, and the two suspects were seen fleeing in a…

Santa Ana man gets 8 years in prison for charges including eluding police and gang activity

Daniel Enrique Ramirez, 24, of Santa Ana; and Joshua Rudy Ramirez, 21, of Corona, pleaded guilty to gang activity, eluding police and possession of a firearm by a felon, according to the O.C. Register. Both men were sentenced to eight years in prison after they led the SAPD on a high-speed pursuit that began in Santa Ana…

The OCDA received over $1.2M in grants to fight DUIs and related drug cases

ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: November 16, 2017 OCDA RECEIVES OVER $1.2 MILLION IN GRANTS TO COMBAT DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE AND DUI-DRUG RELATED CASES SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) will continue to serve as the statewide traffic safety training agency through its acceptance of…