On 10/17/13, Santa Ana Police Officers were dispatched to Carr Intermediate to investigate a possible child molestation. The investigation revealed that the now 13-year-old Jane Doe had been “friended” through Facebook by a 42-year-old male when she was age 12. The suspect identified as Manuel Arevalo Parada (Santa Ana) communicated with the victim on Facebook until four months ago. At that time the suspect arranged to discreetly meet with the victim on multiple occasions and engaged in lewd conduct with her over a 3-4 month period. Continue reading
There were 30 crimes reported in Santa Ana on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, by our friends at CrimeMapping.
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There were 24 crimes reported in Santa Ana on Sunday, October 13, 2013, according to our friends at CrimeMapping.
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Detectives request the media and publics assistance in identifying suspect who poses as maintenance worker to commit theft of copper from business.
The suspect commits theft of copper pipe from a business during hours of operations. The Victim, Legal Aid Society of Orange County located at 2101 North Tustin Ave, Santa Ana, located surveillance footage for the building and discovered the theft occurred on Saturday, July 13th, 2013 at approximately 1445 Hrs. Continue reading
Orange County District Attorney Media Advisory
For Immediate Release: October 9, 2013
WHO: Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Tony Rackauckas
WHAT: Published a letter containing the investigation findings and legal conclusions regarding the Santa Ana Police Department’s officer-involved-shooting involving Graham Islas. The full letter, “OCDA Report Officer-Involved-Shooting Investigation – Graham Islas,” is available at www.orangecountyda.com by selecting Investigation Letters under the Media Center pull-down menu or click here. Continue reading
On Sunday October 6th at approximately 11 pm patrol officers contact suspect on a bike wearing a back pack in the 100 Block East Dyer. When the officer contacts suspect Dennis Adamson (24) he advises officer that he had a handgun in his backpack. Officer also located Two- Black ski masks. Adamson matched the description of a robbery suspect who had committed two (2) armed robberies of commercial businesses in the area. Continue reading