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A woman got 10 years in prison after a violent carjacking in Santa Ana

Janet Morales , a 20-year-old woman, pleaded guilty and was immediately sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday for her role in a Santa Ana carjacking and robbery in which the motorist was shot despite turning over the vehicle’s keys, according to the O.C. Register. Morales was able to plead out of a more serious…

The SAPD is investigating a fatal drive-by-shooting that happened near Santa Ana College

On Monday, September 16, 2019, at 12:57 AM, Santa Ana Police Department (SAPD) Officers responded to reports of a traffic collision in the area of 17th Street and Bristol Street. At 12:59 AM, an additional caller reported shots fired near Bristol Street and Washington Avenue. Responding officers located the scene of a traffic collision at…

This week’s Cochino List includes La Michoacana Universal, El Gallo Giro and Little Caesars

The OC Health Care Agency has released a list of the eateries (including restaurants, caterers and even school kitchens) that they inspected and shut down for the week of Sept. 5 to Sept. 13. Most of these eateries reopen pretty quickly after the health inspectors determine their issues have been resolved. Subway, 1442 S. Bristol…

SAPD Detectives are investigating a homicide at 500 East Pine Street

On Saturday, September 14, 2019, at 4:41 AM, SAPD Officers responded to reports of a shooting in the area of 500 East Pine Street. Officers located an adult male down on the ground suffering a gunshot wound to his upper torso. Orange County Fire Authority paramedics responded and attempted life-saving measures but were unsuccessful. Paramedics…