The SAPD and the Fullerton Police are trying to figure out if this suspect is also the man who robbed JJ’s Liquor, located at 2238 W. Orangethorpe Ave., in Fullerton, at around 10:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 21, according to the O.C. Register. Continue reading
SANTA ANA POLICE STEP UP DUI ENFORCEMENT
The Santa Ana Police Department will be conducting a DUI / Driver’s License checkpoint on Wednesday November 22, 2017. It will begin at 7:30 PM and is scheduled to conclude at 1:30 AM. It will be conducted in the area of 1000 E 4th. Street, in the City of Santa Ana. Continue reading
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 saw two men break open the front doors and steal property from a shop that sells rare coins, precious metals and sports memorabilia. The shop is located at the 1900 block of Harbor Blvd. Continue reading
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 gold colored GMC with paper license plates, according to the Costa Mesa police department. Continue reading
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 and ended when they crashed into an 80-year-old woman’s bedroom in Fountain Valley. Continue reading
Santa Ana Police Department
The Santa Ana Police Department has been awarded a $455,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a yearlong program of special enforcements and public awareness campaigns to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The Santa Ana Department will use this funding as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe and improve the quality of life through both enforcement and education. Continue reading
An unidentified lone male driver who led authorities on a vehicle chase through Santa Ana and drove the wrong way on the 55 Freeway on Saturday, Nov. 11 was taken into custody without incident, according to the O.C. Register.
As often happens in Santa Ana the SAPD tried to pull the suspect over, as he was driving a gold-colored minivan, for a traffic violation that occurred at South Grand and East McFadden Avenues, just before 4:30 p.m., according to the SAPD. And of course the suspect sped off in his vehicle, and the police started a pursuit. Continue reading
Juan Manuel Reyes, 36, who was accused of kidnapping an ex-girlfriend who gave birth to their son during her 11 days of alleged captivity, was convicted on Thursday of leading Costa Mesa police on a wild chase in which he rammed two patrol cars, triggering an officer-involved shooting, according to the O.C. Register.
Reyes was convicted of two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, both felonies, and one count each of felony evading and misdemeanor hit and run. Reyes is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 19. Continue reading
A 25-year-old unidentified man was on life support Wednesday, Nov. 9, after being shot while in a truck, according to the O.C. Register.
Authorities said the incident happened just before 1 a.m. in an alleyway behind apartments at the 800 block of South Townsend Street. After the man had been shot, he hit several parked cars with his truck and then crashed into a power pole, breaking it apart, according to ABC News. Continue reading
Three people were arrested Thursday, Nov. 9, following a high-speed police pursuit that began in Fountain Valley and ended in Huntington Beach, according to the O.C. Register.
Santa Ana Police Department
On Thursday, November 9, 2017, the Santa Ana Police Department SWAT Team will be conducting tactical helicopter and rappelling trainings. Training exercises will be taking place at Main Place Mall and at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.
The estimated timeline is as follows: Continue reading
Santa Ana Police Department
Tuesday November 7th, 2017 :: 09:51 a.m. PST
The Anaheim/Santa Ana Urban Area (ASAUA) will be delivering an Active Shooter Incident Exercise to the Central Region of Orange County. The Central Mutual Aid Region is comprised of Santa Ana, Orange, Villa Park, Garden Grove, Stanton, Tustin, Orange County’s Probation and District Attorney’s Offices. The exercise is designed to test the region’s ability to respond to an Active Shooter Incident and utilize the Rescue Task Force response concept (Law & Fire casualty extraction). Continue reading
While most of us were driving home tonight Santa Ana gangbangers were shooting each other up, in a car-to-car shooting that happened Friday evening, Nov. 3, at around 5:45 p.m., according to the O.C. Register.
On Thursday, Minh Quang Tran, 40, of Santa Ana was charged with murder and assault with a firearm after he allegedly shot up the Club Bleu Restaurant & Dancing venue in Westminster on Saturday, Oct. 28, leaving one person dead and another injured, according to the O.C. Register.
Hung Khac Chau, 46, a resident of Fountain Valley, was charged with accessory to murder after the fact, according to the OCDA. Continue reading