Officer Mick Osborn of the Orange Police Department is training a new partner to join the force.
The rookie is a real people-person, he said, and is always open to trying new things – but he’s got a habit of chewing up anything left in the back yard.
OPD’s newest recruit is Wyatt, a 16-month-old German shepherd who started training with Osborn three weeks ago. Purchased with financial support from the Community Foundation of Orange, Wyatt will become a full-fledged member of the OPD’s K-9 unit once he finishes his six-week training program.
Laguna Niguel Police Services is hosting a Jr. Civic Workshop 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13 at the City Hall Community Room at 30111 Crown Valley Parkway. Sixth- through eighth-graders are invited to attend this monthly workshop to learn about various city topics. Police services will talk about neighborhood watch and afterschool safety, with community services hours awarded each month. Register at www.LNTeens.org .Original Article: https://www.ocregister.com/2018/02/09/laguna-niguel-police-services-to-discuss-neighborhood-watch-at-next-jr-civic-workshop/
People who run their entire lives through their smartphones now have the Riverside Police Department at their fingertips.
The department is the latest Southern California law enforcement agency to put in a person’s pocket the ability to file traffic-violation complaints and theft reports, access emergency alerts and crime maps, and connect with police on social media.
“We’re going along with the city’s vision of being innovative ,” said Officer Ryan Railsback, a police spokesman.
There’s also a department directory and an alert feature that Railsback himself used to caution motorists to avoid an Orangecrest neighborhood
ANAHEIM – A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a collision with an SUV early Friday, Feb. 2.
A preliminary investigation indicates that around 2 a.m. a motorcyclist near Orangethorpe Avenue and Lemon Street struck an SUV making a lane change, Sgt. Daron Wyatt said.
The motorcyclist was taken to a hospital. The man driving the SUV was not injured.
The cause of the accident was under investigation. Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factors in the crash, Wyatt said.
Original Article: https://www.ocregister.com/2018/02/02/motorcyclist-injured-in-collision-with-car-in-anaheim/
SEAL BEACH – A two-story house under construction in Seal Beach was heavily damaged by fire early Friday, Jan. 5.
Around 1 a.m., firefighters responded to the 700 block of 2nd Street where they found the dwelling in flames, Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Larry Kurtz said.
The blaze originated at the structure’s rear and caused minor damage to a pair of adjacent homes, he said. A utility pole also caught fire causing power lines to drop to the ground.
No one was injured.
Forty-four firefighters from the OCFA and the Huntington Beach and Long Beach Fire departments responded. Damage estimates were not
FULLERTON – A Fullerton market suffered significant damage from an early morning fire on Thursday, Jan. 4, authorities said.
It appears that the fire, reported at 5:07 a.m. at Little India, 3167 East Yorba Linda Blvd, originated in a ducting system, said Division Chief Kathy Schaefer of the Fullerton Fire Department.
ORANGE A pedestrian was killed Tuesday, Jan. 2 when he was struck by an automobile while crossing a busy street, police said.
Around 7 p.m., a man believed to be in his 80s walking eastbound in the 1200 block of Tustin Street was crossing the thoroughfare when he was hit by a Honda Civic traveling south, police Sgt. Phil McMullin said. The man who wasn’t identified died at the scene.
A man in his 20s driving the Honda remained at the crash site. Drugs or alcohol are not suspected in the accident, McMullin said. The driver’s name was not released. No
GARDEN GROVE >> A Craigslist ad for a Mac Book Pro led to an armed robbery in a parking lot, police said Saturday.
The robbery occurred about 7:40 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 29, when the seller and a potential buyer met in a parking lot at 14231 Euclid St., said Garden Grove police Sgt. Juan Centeno.
The seller and buyer had exchanged text messages and email before agreeing to meet in a public spot, police said.
Once there, the suspect brandished a handgun and took the laptop, Centeno said.
The suspect fled in an older, four-door black sedan, possibly a 2000 Nissan Altima,
A man who died Christmas Eve after his car hit an embankment and flipped over in Orange has been identified.
Joe Ramirez, 46, of Sun City was driving an Audi sedan headed westbound on Santiago Canyon Road when he lost control of the car. On approaching Jamboree Road, the car struck a raised embankment on the north side of the street and overturned.
“We believe speed to be a factor in the collision,” Orange police Sgt. Phil McMullin said.
McMullin said police didn’t know if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash.
Original Article: https://www.ocregister.com/2017/12/25/driver-who-died-when-his-car-flipped-in-orange-i-d-d-as-sun-city-man/
FOUNTAIN VALLEY — A 24-year-old motorcyclist died Friday, Dec. 15, following a collision with a van, according to the Orange County Coroner Division.
Killed in the collision around 9 a.m. near Warner Avenue and Mount Hope Street was Danny Dement III, a coroner’s report says. Dement’s city of residence was not listed.
Fountain Valley Police Department officials could not immediately be reached for comment regarding details of the crash.
Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/12/16/motorcyclist-killed-in-fountain-valley-collision/