SANTA ANA – A friendly game between former players of two professional Mexican soccer clubs on Sunday afternoon, June 25, turned violent when dozens of fans rushed the field and began beating each other, forcing authorities to suspend the match.
The “game of legends” between former Club America and Pumas players at Eddie West Field at 602 N. Flower St. was intended to benefit Santa Ana-based United Soccer Talents Foundation, which supports soccer players.
COSTA MESA — A man who is believed to have robbed a gas station Monday night was quickly arrested after fleeing the scene, police said.
A man approached the attendant working at the Arco gas station at 2490 Fairview Road at about 5 p.m. Monday, June 19, and simulated having a weapon, Costa Mesa Police Department Sgt. David Casarez said.
He demanded money from the cash register and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The man was found a few minutes later at Civic Center Park and arrested without incident, Casarez said. Richard L. Pemplin, 67, a transient of Costa
COSTA MESA An explosive device was detonated by the Orange County Sheriff Department’s bomb squad Sunday, June 18, after it was found on the front lawn of a Costa Mesa home, police said.
Costa Mesa police officers were called to the 900 block of Darrell Street at around 6 p.m. after the homeowner discovered what appeared to be a firework-looking device wrapped in plastic with an exposed fuse, said Costa Mesa police Sgt. Matt Selinske.
The bomb squad arrived and blew the device up inside a bomb-proof container, Selinske said.
The incident and the device remain under investigation by the bomb squad
A vegetation fire near a golf course at Camp Pendleton that burned 50 acres was nearly contained and forward progress had been stopped, Camp Pendleton officials posted on Facebook Tuesday night.
The Camp Pendleton Fire Department was dispatched to the scene about 1:20 p.m. on June 13. The fire started between the Oceanside Municipal Golf Course and Marine Memorial Golf Course, according to a Facebook post.
A private drone flying in the burn area temporarily caused fire aircraft assigned to the incident to be grounded, the post said.
About 6 p.m. authorities reported that the forward progress on the fire had been
ANAHEIM – A man’s body was found with a gunshot wound in Anaheim early Sunday, June 11, and it is being investigated as a suspicious death.
Police officers responded to Broadway and East Street, according to Anaheim police Sgt. Daron Wyatt said.
Wyatt on Sunday night did not have the time the body was found or any further details on the death, including the location of the gunshot wound.Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/06/11/mans-body-found-with-gunshot-wound-in-anaheim-investigated-as-suspicious-death/
TUSTIN — A man seen on video surveillance stealing packages from front porches of homes last month was arrested on suspicion of the thefts in the Old Town Tustin on Thursday, police said.
A man was spotted about 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 8, parked in a black Mercedes that had also been seen on surveillance video, police said. Officers set up surveillance at the scene and a short time later, the man returned to the car and began unloading property from the car, the Tustin Police Department said in a statement.
That’s when officers took Maurice Pamatmat, 31, into custody
A man suspected of beating up an employee of a Placentia self-storage business before stealing his car has been found in Colorado, authorities said Wednesday, June 7.
Michael Anthony Davis, Jr., 40, was located in a motel room about noon on May 31 in El Paso County, Colorado, by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Department, according to a statement from the Placentia Police Department.
Davis was arrested without incident and transported to the El Paso County Jail. He appeared in court on Tuesday, June 6, and waived his right to an extradition hearing, the statement said.
Davis, a transient, is scheduled to be returned
HUNTINGTON BEACH — An attic fire broke out at a Huntington Beach home Monday night, authorities said.
The Huntington Beach Fire Department was dispatched to a home in the 17500 block of Van Buren Lane about 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 5, officials said. The blaze was brought under control and did not cause any injuries or damage to adjacent homes, authorities said.
Officials are unclear whether or not residents were in the home at the time but did say that two cats were inside when the fire broke out. The status of the cats is uncertain, fire officials said.
A time of
BUENA PARK — A person called in a bomb threat at a Target store Monday night, causing the store to be evacuated for 30 minutes, authorities said.
Buena Park Police received a call about 6:25 p.m. on Monday, June 5, from a Target employee at the Beach Boulevard and Orangethorpe Avenue location, saying that they had just received a call saying there was a bomb inside the store, Lt. Brad Geyer said.
At about 6:35 p.m. store security and the police department cleared the store of customers and employees while officers searched for a bomb, Geyer said. The number of people inside the