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The City of Santa Ana wants to spend $18K on public art at the corner of Willits and Sullivan Streets

The City of Santa Ana’s Arts & Culture Office is issuing a Call for Public Art Proposals (CFP) to Santa Ana-based artists OR organizations including Santa Ana-based artists for the design, fabrication, and installation of an original, durable, and low-maintenance outdoor public artwork. The artwork will be suitable for placement on the southeast corner of…

Man suspected of brutally raping a child in Santa Ana was caught due to a relative’s DNA

The SAPD has made history by using the DNA sample of a suspect’s female relative to finally bring to justice a man who kidnapped and brutally raped a 6-year-old girl in Santa Ana, according to KABC. Francisco Javier Lopez, 45, of Montebello, allegedly forced the child into a Honda Civic in broad daylight, at the…

The SAPD is looking for a grand theft suspect

In 2015, wanted suspect Alex Ramirez, 42-years-old, misrepresented himself as the manager of a band and entered into an agreement for the band to perform at an event. Ramirez received a large monetary deposit for this agreement. Ramirez never provided the services and did not return the deposit. A warrant was issued for Ramirez’ arrest…

The SAPD will host a joint press conference on Tuesday regarding the man they arrested for raping and killing a child

The SAPD is going to hold a joint press conference with the OCDA, OC Sheriff’s Department Crime Lab and the California Attorney General’s office regarding the Montebello man, Francisco Javier Lopez, who has been charged with twelve felonies in connection with the 2012 kidnapping and rape of a child, in Santa Ana. The joint press…

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