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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Suspects who Lead Police on Chase through Los Al to Carson Remains at Large

Suspects who Lead Police on Chase through Los Al to Carson Remains at Large

The driver and a woman passenger ran from the vehicle and eluded Garden Grove officers.
Los Alamitos Police Plan DUI Checkpoint for Friday

Los Alamitos Police Plan DUI Checkpoint for Friday

The checkpoint will be clearly marked and educational materials will provided to drivers as they pass through.
Fullerton Police Seeking Serial Hold-Up Suspect

Fullerton Police Seeking Serial Hold-Up Suspect

The man described as being 6-foot to 6-foot-4 tall and weighing about 180 pounds.
Seal Beach Police to Set Up DUI Checkpoint Saturday

Seal Beach Police to Set Up DUI Checkpoint Saturday

It will be in operation between 6 p.m. and 3:30 a.m. in an undisclosed location to catch impaired drivers.
Former Disneyland Repairman Pleads Guilty to Molesting 4 Girls

Former Disneyland Repairman Pleads Guilty to Molesting 4 Girls

Bryan William Anast's victims were all between 7-11 years old when the assaults began, with most of the victims between the ages of 7-9.
CHP Issues Amber Alert for 2 Children

CHP Issues Amber Alert for 2 Children

The biological mother allegedly abducted them, but then she showed up Wednesday night disoriented and without the children.
Missing O.C. Man Found in Commerce

Missing O.C. Man Found in Commerce

It was thought he would be headed for Long Beach. Authorities don't know how he ended up in Commerce.
Number of Human Trafficking Victims in O.C. on the Rise

Number of Human Trafficking Victims in O.C. on the Rise

Officials pledge to continue routing pimps, freeing prostitutes and breaking up smuggling rings.
Orange County Man Goes Missing

Orange County Man Goes Missing

The Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help to locate 64-year-old Johnny Dile.
Man Who Hid Camera Inside Orange County Changing Room Pleads Guilty

Man Who Hid Camera Inside Orange County Changing Room Pleads Guilty

In court documents, Paul Michael Barbour admitted to watching child pornography since he was a teenager and using hallucinogenic drugs.
Man Accused of Videotaping Girls in Cypress College Dressing Room to Plead Guilty

Man Accused of Videotaping Girls in Cypress College Dressing Room to Plead Guilty

Paul Michael Barbour emceed children’s dance contests across the country.
Judge Says Prosecutors Guilty of Misconduct in Dekraai Case but Won't Remove Them

Judge Says Prosecutors Guilty of Misconduct in Dekraai Case but Won't Remove Them

Judge Thomas Goethals ruled the Orange County District Attorney's office was negligent, not engaged in a conspiracy, as defense contended.
Jury Convicts AWOL Soldier of Murder for Shooting at Cypress Hotel

Jury Convicts AWOL Soldier of Murder for Shooting at Cypress Hotel

The gunfire that left one dead and two wounded was so relentless, the heat from the weapon triggered a smoke alarm.
Rossmoor Man Suspected of Shooting His Step-Grandchildren

Rossmoor Man Suspected of Shooting His Step-Grandchildren

Michael Molle, 72, has been arrested under the suspicion of attempted murder.
Shooting in Rossmoor Leaves Man and Woman Wounded

Shooting in Rossmoor Leaves Man and Woman Wounded

A suspect has been detained at the scene.
O.C.'s Worst Mass Murderer Seeks Ruling that Will Avoid Death Sentence

O.C.'s Worst Mass Murderer Seeks Ruling that Will Avoid Death Sentence

Judge Thomas Goethals said a recent appellate decision raises the bar "pretty high" for Scott Dekraai to get his way.
Judge to Rule Monday on Whether Dekraai's Constitutional Rights Were Violated

Judge to Rule Monday on Whether Dekraai's Constitutional Rights Were Violated

The unusual hearing questions the role a jailhouse informant played, with the attorney for the mass murderer calling it a "conspiracy."
Seal Beach National Night Out to Attract Thousands

Seal Beach National Night Out to Attract Thousands

It's an evening when communities across America come together to take a stand against crime, drugs, and disorder in their neighborhoods.
14-Year-Old Calls 911, Leading to 2 Arrests -- Hear the Audio

14-Year-Old Calls 911, Leading to 2 Arrests -- Hear the Audio

The quick actions and calm demeanor demonstrated by the young informant led to an immediate response, officials said.
78 Arrested During First Weekend of U.S. Open of Surfing

78 Arrested During First Weekend of U.S. Open of Surfing

The arrests were mostly for drunkenness and disorderly conduct.