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Man convicted of raping a 14-year-old girl at Cabrillo Park

Cornelio B. Chairez Velasquez, a 37-year-old man, was convicted on Wednesday of raping a 14-year-old girl in Cabrillo Park in Santa Ana and attacking another woman a few months later, according to NBC News. The 14-year-old girl got into an argument with her mother and ran away from home on Nov. 24, according to the…

Father of 13-day-old infant arrested on child abuse charges

On August 19, 2019, a 13-day-old infant boy was taken to the emergency room of CHOC hospital after the boy’s mother woke up to find him badly beaten. The victim suffered a skull fracture, multiple visible injuries to his face and body, as well as internal injuries. The victim also tested positive for methamphetamine and…

The SAPD is looking for two chubby armed robbery suspects

On 07/13/2019, at approximately 4 P.M., suspect 1 walked into the victim business, at 200 Block E. Warner Avenue, in Santa Ana, and began speaking to the employees. Suspect 2 was waiting outside acting as a lookout. While in the business, suspect 1 showed two of the victims a firearm concealed under his t-shirt. Suspect…

The Santa Ana’s Fiestas Patrias Festival and Parade is set for Sep. 14-15

The City of Santa Ana’s Fiestas Patrias Festival and Parade offers something for the entire family to enjoy all weekend long. Join the festivities with top-level entertainment, delicious food, carnival rides and games, art and culture exhibits and variety of vendor booths. The traditional El Grito Ceremony led by the Mexican Consulate will take place…