LA PALMA — Two teens were arrested Wednesday, Dec. 13 on suspicion of robbing a man at gunpoint.
Around 2:35 p.m. the victim reported he was in the parking lot of a business complex at 6 Centerpointe Dr. when two males brandished handguns and demanded his cell phone, wallet and watch, La Palma police Sgt. Luke Carlson said.
The males ran through several parking lots along Orangethorpe Avenue, he added.
La Palma and Buena Park officers used surveillance video from businesses to track the suspects to a nearby Motel 6.
The suspects, both 17, were arrested around 7:30 p.m. after they attempted to
LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles Police Department officer was seriously injured when he was
Police are searching for the driver of a car who struck and killed a 62-year-old woman while she was crossing the street in Anaheim Sunday night, Dec. 3.
They described the vehicle as a white, black or gray sedan with damage to its front end, which witnesses said hit the woman and then fled the scene.
The woman was crossing La Palma Avenue near Whittier Street, in an area where there isn’t a crosswalk, when an eastbound car struck her around 5:06 p.m., police said. Witnesses told police that after the collision, the car continued driving eastbound on La Palma Avenue.
WESTMINSTER — A man was shot and killed at a Westminster motel Saturday night, police said.
Police were dispatched to Motel 6 in the 13100 block of Goldenwest Street just after 9 p.m. for a report of gunshots fired. They found the man at the scene, where he died, said police Cmdr. Cameron Knauerhaze.
Details about what led to the fatal shooting and whether the man was a guest at the motel were not released.
No suspects were immediately taken into custody and the investigation was continuing.Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/12/02/man-shot-killed-at-westminster-motel/
CARSON >> Authorities were searching for a man who led them on a high-speed chase in a pickup truck tonight that began in Orange County and ended in Carson where he abandoned the truck and ran into a residential area.
It wasn’t immediately clear exactly when and where the chase began but CHP officers in Los Angeles County picked it up around 10:30 p.m. on the southbound 405 Freeway in Long Beach, according to CHP Officer Tony Polizzi.
Authorities were pursuing the truck for speed, Polizzi said.
During the chase, the truck reached speeds upwards 100 mph and ran red lights while
LAGUNA NIGUEL — Three people were injured Wednesday night in a three-vehicle collision in Laguna Niguel in which one person had to be freed from a vehicle.
The crash was reported around 9:20 p.m. on state Route 73 near Greenfield Drive, according to Capt. Steve Concialdi of the Orange County Fire Authority.
The impact of the crash caused one vehicle to roll over and the driver, a man in his 40s, was freed from his car by firefighters, Concialdi said. He was taken to a hospital in serious condition for treatment of a head injury, Concialdi said.
A man in his 40s
NEWPORT BEACH >> A man and woman pleaded guilty Monday and were sentenced to 90 to 280 days in jail for stealing the uniforms and equipment of firefighters in Huntington Beach, Newport Beach and Anaheim.
Travis Austin Alexander, 33, of Los Angeles, pleaded guilty to burglary and possession of a controlled substance, both misdemeanors, according to court records. A felony count of receiving stolen property and misdemeanor counts of possession of burglary tools and drug paraphernalia were dismissed. Alexander was sentenced to 90 days in jail and ordered to perform 100 hours of community service, according to court records.
ANAHEIM — A restaurant employee sought safety in a storage room after the business was held up by a masked robber late Friday night, Nov. 17, authorities said.
The robbery occurred around 10:50 p.m. at the Mexi-Casa restaurant in the 1700 block of West Lincoln Ave., said Anaheim police Sgt. Randy Sany.
The robber displayed a gun and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. The employee, who was not injured, fled to a storage room and locked the door, Sany said.Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/11/18/anaheim-restaurant-robbed-employee-flees-to-storage-room/
HUNTINGTON BEACH — A male was arrested Thursday, Nov. 16 when purported hazardous chemicals were found inside his automobile, police said.
Around 4:15 p.m. police received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area of Beach Boulevard and Terry Drive, Officer Angela Bennett, spokeswoman for the Huntington Beach Police Department said in a statement.
When officers pulled the vehicle over they discovered hazardous chemicals inside, she added.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad was summoned shortly after 6 p.m. and the immediate area was evacuated as a precaution. Investigators were collecting material at the scene, and the evacuation order was
BUENA PARK — A possible copycat threat has been discovered on social media claiming that a shooting spree at Anaheim and Buena Park high schools will be carried out on Friday, Nov. 17, authorities said.
The post, uncovered by Anaheim police Wednesday, Nov. 15, on Instagram, indicated the wrong person has been arrested in connection with a previous threat of shootings at Western, Magnolia and Cypress high schools in Anaheim, and Buena Park High School, Sgt. Daron Wyatt said.
Anaheim police disclosed the new post Wednesday night via Twitter. The post has been traced to Buena Park, Wyatt said.
“Police have not