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The SAPD is looking for a dangerous burglary and auto theft suspect

MostWantedWednesday: SAPD Detectives Requesting Assistance In Located Wanted Suspect For Burglary ADW and Auto Theft Wanted Suspect: Pedro Vargas (53) On 11/30/2017, Pedro Vargas stole a white Toyota Tacoma pickup. Pedro was captured on surveillance video driving the stolen truck while committing multiple commercial burglaries in the City of Santa Ana. On 01/28/2018, the victim…

Santa Ana man charged with kidnapping, torturing and raping a woman

Sebastian Mardoqueo Vicente Alvarez, a 31-year-old Santa Ana man accused of kidnapping, torturing and raping a woman last November pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to felony charges, according to NBC. Alvarez was charged by the OCDA with rape, sexual penetration by foreign object, torture and kidnapping to commit rape, along with a misdemeanor count of…

A motorcyclist was killed in a traffic accident in Costa Mesa on Tuesday

Traffic collision results in fatality of motorcyclist at the scene in Costa Mesa COSTA MESA, Calif. – A traffic collision that occurred tonight, March 19, 2019, resulted in the death of a motorcyclist at the scene. The name of the deceased is being withheld until next of kin is notified. At approximately 8:50 p.m., Costa…

How to report potholes to the City of Santa Ana

Advisory: WANT TO REPORT A POTHOLE? // ¿QUIERE REPORTAR UN BACHE? You can request pothole repairs through the following: Download Smartphone Application, mySantaAna Public Works Pothole Map (Website) Call the Public Works Dispatch Phone: (714) 647-3380 Potholes – No one likes them and they seem to pop up almost overnight. In reality, potholes are created…