Posted on: March 21, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Hires Assistant Public Information Officer

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ANAHEIM, CA (MARCH 20, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department is excited to announce the hiring of Kristina Hamm as the Department’s full-time Assistant Public Information Officer.

Kristina Hamm is an innovative communications and marketing professional wit...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party!

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ANAHEIM, CA - St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the nation’s favorite holidays to celebrate and party. Unfortunately, too many people are taking to the roads after drinking, making the holiday one of our most dangerous. According to ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

APD SWAT Teams Serve Simultaneous Warrants Related to Gang Shooting - Suspected Arrested

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ANAHEIM, CA (MARCH 16, 2017) – Late Wednesday evening, Anaheim Police SWAT personnel, assisted by the Orange County Sheriff’s SWAT Team, served simultaneous search warrants at three Anaheim residences: 1200 block of N. East Street, 600...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Search Warrent Served by SWAT After Tip Regarding Explosives in Anaheim Residence

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ANAHEIM, CA (March 6, 2017) – Anaheim Police SWAT Team members and investigators from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad served a search warrant at a residence in the 500 block of South Clementine St just after noon Mond...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Two Juveniles Arrested Following Confrontation with Off-Duty LAPD Officer – Update

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ANAHEIM, CA – (February 22, 2017) - Yesterday afternoon around 2:40 pm, an off-duty LAPD officer was involved in a confrontation in front of his residence with several juveniles. The confrontation began over ongoing issues with juveniles walking...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Two Juveniles Arrested Following Confrontation With Off-Duty LAPD Officer

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ANAHEIM, CA – (February 21, 2017) – Two juveniles have been arrested following a physical confrontation during which an off-duty LAPD officer discharged his firearm. Nobody was struck by the gunfire and the Anaheim Police Department Homicide Detail is inv...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Four Suspects Arrested in Gang Related Shooting That Injured Two in Front of High School

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ANAHEIM, CA (FEBRUARY 2, 2017) – Three juveniles and one adult have been arrested for a shooting that left two men with non-life threatening gunshot wounds in front of Gilbert High School Tuesday afternoon.  The APD Gang Detail made the arrests W...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Anaheim Man Arrested For Stabbing Girlfriend To Death

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ANAHEIM, CA (JANUARY 20, 2017) – Homicide detectives have arrested a 27 year old man for fatally stabbing his girlfriend Thursday afternoon in the 100 block of E. Wilken Way. Frank Moseley, a resident of Anaheim was booked late last night for one count of...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Adopts Nextdoor, the Private Social Network for Neighborhoods

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Anaheim Police Department announced today a partnership with Nextdoor (www.nextdoor.com), the private social network for neighborhoods, to build stronger, safer communities with the help of residents.

This integration with Nextdoor will enable the Anaheim ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Investigators Seek Public’s Help In Unlawful Fire Investigation

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Anaheim, CA (December 28, 2016, 10:00 am) – Surveillance video from a nearby residence shows a fire in the 700 block of N. Bush Street Monday night was likely caused by illegal fireworks. Around 9:15 pm, December 26, 2016, Anaheim Fire & Rescue respon...

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Posted on: November 20, 2016

Assault With a Deadly Weapon Suspect Fatally Shot in Officer Involved Shooting

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A suspect being sought for assault with a deadly weapon was fatally shot during a confrontation with Anaheim Police just after 9:00 pm Saturday night.  Anaheim police officers were assisting officers from the California Highway Patrol in searchin...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Fatal Stabbing of Anaheim Woman

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have arrested a 23 year old female for first degree murder stemming from a fatal stabbing last Saturday evening at Edison Park. Late Thursday, Detectives arrested Jessica Ventura, a 23 year old transient. V...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

DUI/DRIVERS’ LICENSE CHECKPOINT TONIGHT FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2016

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ANAHEIM, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tonight, November 18, 2016, at Euclid St and La Palma Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Child Sexual Assault

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police detectives arrested Daniel Martinez Wednesday morning for a variety of charges stemming from a child sexual assault investigation. Martinez is alleged to have had inappropriate physical contact with two young girls, ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Child Located and Mother Arrested in Parental Abduction of Eight Year Old Girl

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim detectives have located an eight year old girl who was the victim of a parental abduction nearly a week ago. The child’s mother, Deja Hallett, a 24 year old resident of Downey, is in custody and has been booked at the Anaheim Detenti...Read on...

Posted on: November 8, 2016

Man and Woman Affiliated with Angelic Secrets Online Escort Agency Arrested on Human Trafficking Cha

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ANAHEIM, CA - In mid-October of 2016, a parent contacted the Costa Mesa Police Department reporting concerns about his 17 year old daughter, who was a runaway, possibly being a victim of human trafficking. The Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (O...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Residential Burglar Caught on Video Arrested After Tips from Public

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ANAHEIM, CA – A residential burglar caught on a home security video was arrested after tips from the public led police to his identity. On October 24, 2016, Anaheim Police responded to a residential burglary in the 1200 block of N. Lighthouse La...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Anaheim PD to Offer Free Child Safety Seat Inspections

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ANAHEIM, CA - The Anaheim Police Department will again be offering free child safety seat inspections and fittings this Saturday, November 5, 2016. This Child Passenger Safety Check will allow parents and caregivers of young children to have their car sea...

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Posted on: October 29, 2016

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Explosive Materials

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A 57 year old man is in custody after Anaheim Police officers found several pounds of dangerous materials in his room. Anaheim Police were first called to an assisted living facility in the 200 block of N. Dale Ave around 10:00 am this morning regarding...Read on...

Posted on: October 25, 2016

ANAHEIM POLICE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES GRANT FOR SPECIAL TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT AND CRASH PREVENTION

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The Anaheim Police Department has been awarded a $536,452 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The Anaheim Pol...

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

Anaheim Police Department Conducts “Minor Decoy” Operations

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ANAHEIM, CA – Over the past two months, the Anaheim Police Department Vice Detail has conducted two “minor decoy” operations in Anaheim in accordance with a nearly $100,000 grant awarded by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Each minor, under t...Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2016

Anaheim Police Department to Join Anaheim Elementary School District for National Walk to School Day

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ANAHEIM, CA – The Anaheim Police Department will partner with all 24 Anaheim Elementary School District schools as they join schools from around the country to celebrate National Walk to School Day on October 5, 2016, to send unified traffic safety messag...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada to Host Forum on Legalization of Marijuana

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada invites members of the community and the media to attend a panel discussion on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, regarding the legalization of marijuana in California. This is an important issue which will appear on...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Sospechoso es detenido por las autoridades y se buscan más víctimas de inspecciones fraudulentas

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ANAHEIM, CA – Investigadores del departamento de policía de Anaheim detienen a Brian Lee Carsten el viernes por la tarde por un número de cargos basados en inspecciones fraudulentas en nombre del departamento de bomberos. Carsten supuestamente se hizo pas...Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2016

Suspect Arrested and Additional Victims Sought in Fraudulent Fire Inspection S

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police investigators arrested Brian Lee Carsten late Friday afternoon for a variety of charges stemming from a fraudulent fire inspection scam. Carsten is alleged to have falsely impersonated a fire official on at least five occasion...Read on...

Posted on: September 24, 2016

Suspect Arrested on Attempted Murder and Pimping After Assaulting Female Last Weekend

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ANAHEIM, CA – Thursday morning, Investigators from the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) arrested Deandre Henderson, a 26 year old resident of Tustin, for attempted murder, robbery and pimping. The arrest stems from an incident...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspects

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police are seeking the public’s help to identify three suspects involved in an armed robbery last night at a market in the 300 block of N. Brookhurst Street. Three suspects entered the market at 10:13 pm Thursday ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Anaheim PD to Participate In National Car Seat Inspection Day

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ANAHEIM, CA - The Anaheim Police Department will be participating in National Car Seat Check-Up Day this Saturday, September 24, 2016. This Child Passenger Safety Check will allow parents and caregivers of young children to have their car seat(s) checked ...Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Double Stabbing That Left Man and Woman in Critical Condition

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ANAHEIM, CA – Late Saturday afternoon Investigators from the Anaheim Police Department Gang Detail and Crime Task Force arrested Flavio Marquez, a 35 year old resident of Anaheim, on two counts of attempted murder related to a double stabbing which occurr...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Suspect Sought in Double Stabbing

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ANAHEIM, CA - Police Officers responded to two stabbing calls within a block of each other and within two minutes late Thursday evening. The first call was received at 7:59 pm reporting a male on the sidewalk in the 1100 block of W. Ball Rd suffering from...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Suspect Sought In Connection With Fraudulent Fire Inspection

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ANAHEIM, CA – An Anaheim business was fraudulently charged more than $400 for an unauthorized fire inspection on Tuesday September 13th. A male subject entered the business in the 1600 block of S. State College Blvd posing as a representative from the Sta...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

Improving Motorcycle Safety Aim of Anaheim Police Department Operation

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ANAHEIM, CA - The Anaheim Police Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on September 10 and 11, 2016 in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by moto...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

DUI Enforcement Operations Planned for Next Two Weekends

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ANAHEIM, CA - Officers from the Anaheim Police Department’s Traffic Section will be deploying for the next two weekends to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. DUI Saturation Patrols will d...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, September 2, 2016

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ANAHEIM, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on September 2, 2016, at State College Blvd and Cerritos Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Seven Month Investigation Leads to Arrest of Suspect from January Explosion

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ANAHEIM, CA – Late Wednesday evening, Investigators from the Anaheim Police Department concluded a seven month investigation into a Butane Honey Oil lab explosion which occurred in the 2000 block of W. Blue Violet Ct. earlier this year. The investigation...Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2016

Crime Stoppers Tips Lead to Arrest of Airbnb Theft Suspect

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ANAHEIM, CA – Late Tuesday evening investigators from the Anaheim Police Department Crime Task Force arrested a 27 year old female suspect for grand theft related to an Airbnb rental theft. Investigators arrested Julianne Marie Lavin, a 27 year old transi...

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant to Fight Alcohol-related Crime

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ANAHEIM, CA - Police Chief Raul Quezada announced today that the Anaheim Police Department has been awarded a $99,613 grant from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to battle alcohol-related crime.

“This grant will provide my Department and...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2016

Two Suspects Booked for Multiple Felonies Following Officer Involved Shooting

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Late Tuesday evening an armed suspect wanted on suspicion of attempted murder, kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon, and brandishing a firearm was shot by an Anaheim police officer during a foot pursuit. The suspect was transported to a local hospita...Read on...

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Posted on: August 11, 2016

Anaheim Remembers the 15th Anniversary of September 11

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 11, 2016) — Anaheim’s first responders will mark the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11 with an inspiring remembrance ceremony that also offers residents a chance to give back by volunteering for community projects.

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, August 12, 2016

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ANAHEIM, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on August 12, 2016, at La Palma Ave and State College Blvd between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

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Posted on: July 20, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, July 22, 2016

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Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on July 22, 2016, at Magnolia Avenue and Crescent Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

APD to Hold Press Conference Regarding the In-Custody Death of Fermin Valenzuela

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Chief Raul Quezada will hold a press conference this afternoon at 4:30 pm in the Anaheim Police Department Training Auditorium to provide information regarding the recent in-custody death of Fermin Valenzuela. During this briefing, credentialed media will...Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2016

Statement from Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada

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ANAHEIM, CA - On July 2nd, Anaheim Police Officers contacted Mr. Fermin Vincent Valenzuela while responding to a call of a man who had followed a woman home. Valenzuela engaged the officers in a lengthy physical confrontation and as officers attempted to ...Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2016

Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back

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ANAHEIM, CA – Today, Saturday, July 9, 2016, the Anaheim Police Department sponsored a Gun Buy Back at La Palma Park. The Police Department offered a $100 gift card, per firearm.

At the conclusion of today's event, 676 firearms were collected. Chief Qu...Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Anaheim with Stolen Property Connected to Anaheim Storage Burglaries

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ANAHEIM, CA – On Thursday, July 7, 2016, detectives from the Anaheim Police Department Burglary/Auto Theft Detail, along with investigators from the Crime Task Force arrested Paul Muna, 30, in West Anaheim for possession of a stolen firearm. Further inves...Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2016

Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back This Saturday

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This Saturday, July 9, 2016, the Anaheim Police Department will hold a gun buy back at La Palma Park. Between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM, people who would like to dispose of their unwanted firearms are encouraged to come to the north side of La Palma Park and m...Read on...

Posted on: July 3, 2016

Suspect who fought with Officers Suffered Medical Emergency

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ANAHEIM, CA - On July 2, 2016 at 9:15 am, Anaheim Police Department received a call of a suspicious male who had followed a woman to her home in the 2600 block of W. Broadway Ave. Officers responded and contacted Fermin Vincent Valenzuela, a 24 year old r...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

Attempted Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested After Brief Standoff

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ANAHEIM, CA – A suspected bank robber was arrested this morning after a nearly one hour standoff. Anaheim Police received a 9-1-1 call from an employee inside the Wells Fargo bank in the 1600 block of N. Raymond Ave. at 9:09 am reporting a possible bank r...

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Posted on: June 24, 2016

Community Tip Leads to Seizure of Nearly 600 Pounds of Dangerous Fireworks

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Last night, acting on a tip from a member of the community regarding the sale of dangerous fireworks, Anaheim Police Crime Task Force investigators completed a probation search at a residence in the 1500 block of E. Benmore Lane. Nearly 600 pounds of com...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2016

Anaheim Police to Honor Twelve Anaheim Youths for Doing the Right Thing

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Tomorrow, Friday, June 24, 2016, at 11:00 A.M., the Anaheim Police Department will recognize twelve Anaheim youths who demonstrated they will do the right thing! As part of the “Do The Right Thing” (DTRT) Program twelve youths from across Anaheim will be ...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, June 17, 2016

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Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on June 17, 2016, at Anaheim Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

Vehicle Burglary Suspect Shot in Anaheim Hills

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ANAHEIM, CA – At about 05:08 a.m. on June 6, 2016, Anaheim Police responded to the 100 block of S. Eucalyptus Drive for a shooting. A resident saw a male inside his vehicle which was parked in the driveway of his residence. He exited his residence with a ...Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Anaheim Police Chief Warns Protestors There Is No Place for Violence in Anaheim

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ANAHEIM, CA – In advance of today’s scheduled political rally by Presidential Candidate Donald Trump at the Anaheim Convention Center, Police Chief Raul Quezada warns protestors there is no room for violence in Anaheim. “While we recognize and respect the...Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

Presidential Candidate Visits to Anaheim Convention Center

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 23, 2016) - In an effort to facilitate media access to the Anaheim Convention Center for the planned visits of Presidential Candidates Bernie Sanders on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 and Donald Trump on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, the Anaheim Po...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

New “Coast to Coast” Seat Belt Enforcement Effort Aims to Increase Click It or Ticket

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Anaheim CA – From May 23 to June 5, 2016, local law enforcement personnel will participate in the national Click It or Ticket campaign in an effort to save lives through increased seat belt use. This education enforcement period comes ahead of the Memoria...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2016

Anaheim Police Department Announces the Passing of K9 Bruno

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ANAHEIM, CA – It is with great sadness the Anaheim Police Department announces the passing of K9 Bruno at 5:55 am this morning. Bruno was admitted to Yorba Regional Anaheim Hospital late Saturday afternoon after experiencing medical complications related ...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Suspect Identified in Peralta Canyon Park Homicide

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have announced the arrest of a suspect in Thursday afternoon’s shooting death in the parking lot of Peralta Canyon Park. Humberto Servin, 49 years of age, and a resident of Orange, has been booked on suspic...

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Posted on: April 14, 2016

Suspect who Used Fake Pipe Bombs during Anaheim Bank Robberies Arrested

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ANAHEIM, CA – On April 13, 2016, detectives from the Anaheim Police Department Robbery Detail, with the assistance of investigators from the APD Crime Task Force and FBI’s Orange County Bank Robbery Apprehension Team (BRAT), arrested a suspect who used fa...

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Posted on: April 14, 2016

Internet Sexual Predator Arrested in Anaheim Sting Operation

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ANAHEIM, CA – In March 2016, APD Sexual Assault detectives investigated a report of a 13 year old girl who had been sexually assaulted in late 2014 by a then 26 year old male. The incident began when the suspect, Moonjun Kim, began communicating with the ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2016

Residential Burglary Arrest – Update

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ANAHEIM, CA – On April 5, 2016, Jonas McClanahan was arrested at his Whittier home during the service of a search warrant related to a burglary which occurred in Anaheim Hills on January 4, 2016. During a search of McClanahan’s home, a significant amount ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2016

Two Suspects Arrested in Separate Pharmacy Burglaries

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On Friday, April 8, 2016, detectives from the Anaheim Police Department Burglary/Auto Theft Detail, along with investigators from the Vice Detail and Crime Task Force arrested Joey Baldovinos, 20, at his home located at 2745 S. Fremont Street #4 in Alhamb...

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Posted on: April 5, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Whittier with Property Stolen in Anaheim Hills Residential Burglary

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ANAHEIM, CA – A 12 week investigation into an Anaheim Hills residential burglary has resulted in an arrest and the recovery of tens of thousands of dollars of stolen property. On January 14, 2016, a residence in the area of Santa Ana Canyon Road and Imper...

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Posted on: March 28, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Anaheim Pipe Bomb Incidents

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ANAHEIM, CA – In November and December of 2015, three separate pipe bomb incidents were reported in Anaheim. The first incident occurred on November 13, 2015 at the Lowe’s store in the 1500 block of N. Lemon in Anaheim. Patrons at the store located an und...Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2016

ANAHEIM GANG INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN 5 FEDERAL INDICTMENTS AND 29 CRIMINAL COMPLAINTS

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On Wednesday March 23, 2016 the Anaheim Police Department, with the assistance of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF), and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigati...Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2016

Loara High School Threat

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ANAHEIM, CA – Late Friday afternoon the Anaheim Police Department was made aware of threats made to Loara High School via the OGLE application. An investigation was launched immediately, which continued through the night and ultimately led to the arrest o...Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Saturday March 19, 2016

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Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on March 19, 2016, at Ball Road and Euclid Street between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventive effects of DUI che...Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2016

Takeover Robbery Suspect Shot in Officer Involved Shooting

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ANAHEIM, CA – Shortly after 2:00 pm on Sunday afternoon, the Anaheim Police Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call from inside the Subway restaurant at 1131 W. Lincoln Avenue in Anaheim. The female caller was whispering and the call taker could not u...

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Posted on: March 4, 2016

Anaheim Murder Suspect Featured on America’s Most Wanted Arrested after Four Year Manhunt

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ANAHEIM, CA - On January 17, 1998, California Corrections Officer Elizabeth Begaren was brutally murdered on the on ramp to the eastbound 91 freeway from East Street in Anaheim. The case went cold and was unsolved for nearly 15 years. In February 2012, th...

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Posted on: February 28, 2016

Update to KKK Protest Violence

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ANAHEIM, CA – Detectives from the Anaheim Police Department Homicide/Major Assaults Detail have been working around the clock to determine the facts surrounding the violence which erupted just after noon on Saturday at a planned walking protest by the KKK...Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2016

12 Arrested After Violence Erupts at Pearson Park Protest.

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ANAHEIM, CA - At approximately 12:10 pm on Saturday, violence erupted when six suspected members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) arrived on the south side of Pearson Park for a planned walking protest. Initial reports indicate a group of approximately 30 counte...

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Posted on: February 21, 2016

Officer Involved Shooting – Updated Information

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At approximately 4:45 pm on Saturday, February 20, 2016, three Anaheim police officers were involved in a fatal Officer Involved Shooting of an armed attempted murder suspect. The incident occurred when officers were called to the 2000 block of W. Cris Av...Read on...

Posted on: February 14, 2016

One Juvenile and Two 19 Year Old Human Trafficking Victims Rescued

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Suspects Arrested:Suspect 1: Ariel Guizar, 35, San JoseSuspect 2: Araceli Mendoza, 23, San Jose

ANAHEIM, CA - On Wednesday, February 10, 2016, The Orange County HumanTrafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) received information from concerned family members
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Posted on: January 25, 2016

Neighbor’s Observations Lead to Arrest of Package Thieves

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ANAHEIM, CA – On January 20, 2016, Detectives from the Anaheim Police Department’s Burglary/Auto Theft Detail arrested two suspects for grand theft. The suspects were captured on surveillance video stealing packages from residential doorsteps in the 5400 ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

Butane Honey Oil Extraction Discovered in Burned Condominium

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At approximately 11:40 p.m. last night, Anaheim Fire & Rescue received multiple calls of a garage fire in the 2000 block of W. Blue Violet Court. Upon arrival, fire personnel found the garage of a two story detached condominium was fully involved and...Read on...

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Posted on: December 24, 2015

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Saturday December 26, 2015

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Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on 12/26/15, at 1100 N. Euclid St. between the hours of 8 P.M. and 2:30 A.M.

The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in r...Read on...

Posted on: December 11, 2015

Anaheim Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Home Invasion Robbery Suspects

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On December 10, 2015 at approximately 9:45 am, a black vehicle believed to be a 2000-2003 BMW 330ci with tinted brake lenses and an aftermarket trunk and rear bumper, stopped in front of a residence in the 200 block of S. Hillcrest in Anaheim Hills. A mal...

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Posted on: December 10, 2015

Anaheim Detectives Arrest Suspect in 1998 Cold Case Murder

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On December 8, 2015, Anaheim homicide detectives arrested John Augustin, a 52 year old transient from Fullerton, for the 1998 cold case murder of Irene Ruelaz.

Ruelaz was reported missing by family members on April 24, 1998. Approximately one week later, o...

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Posted on: December 4, 2015

Community Meeting

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To our Anaheim Community:

In response to the senseless, horrific massacre in San Bernardino, the Anaheim Police Department (APD) expresses its deep sorrow for those who lost their lives and to those families and individuals impacted by this tragedy. A...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2015

Arrest of Suspects in Ponderosa Park Homicide

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On November 14, 2015, at approximately 12:49 a.m., officers from the Anaheim Police Department responded to a 911 call of a shooting in the 200 block of E. Orangewood Ave. When officers arrived, they located Eduardo Curiel Molina, 36, of Anaheim with a gu...Read on...

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Posted on: November 19, 2015

Anaheim Police to Conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday Night

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The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on November 20, 2015, at Ball Rd. and Brookhurst St. between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 2:30 a.m.

The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resour...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2015

Anaheim Police Department is Awarded California Office of Traffic Safety Grant

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The Anaheim Police Department has been awarded a $385,180 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcement and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The Anaheim Poli...

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Posted on: October 27, 2015

Suspect Arrested Following Officer Involved Shooting

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On October 15, 2015, at approximately 1:20 pm, Anaheim Police Officers attempted to arrest a wanted felony probationer at the request of the Orange County Probation Department. The suspect had been convicted of Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Peace Offi...

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Posted on: October 5, 2015

Voluntades of OC Coalition

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Domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking are public health problems that affect all layers of our community in Orange County, which require a comprehensive approach to mitigate their effects and to better serve victims.
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Posted on: September 23, 2015

Anaheim Police Department Appoints Dan Cahill

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The Anaheim Police Department is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Cahill to the newly created second Deputy Chief position in a ceremony held this morning in the City Council Chambers. Deputy Chief Cahill was recently selected for the position ...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2015

Homicide – Seeking Information

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The Anaheim Police Department Homicide Detail is seeking the public’s help regarding a homicide that occurred during the early morning hours of September 20, 2015. On Sunday morning, September 20, 2015, just before 3:00 a.m., a 22 year old male victim was...Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2015

Anaheim to Host September 11th Remembrance Ceremony

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WHAT: Media, together with the public, is invited to join Anaheim Fire & Rescue, the Anaheim Police Department, and the City of Anaheim in paying tribute to all who perished on September 11, 2001.

WHERE: Grand Plaza of the Anaheim Convention Center; compli...

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Posted on: September 9, 2015

Retired Teacher Arrested for Child Molestation and Possession of Child Pornography

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On September 8, 2015, Detectives from the Anaheim Police Department Sexual Assault Detail arrested David Bruce, a 65 year old retired middle school teacher during the service of a search warrant at his residence in unincorporated Anaheim. Bruce was booked...

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Posted on: September 8, 2015

Join as Anaheim Pays Tribute to All Who Perished on September 11

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Anaheim’s first responders will honor the thousands of individuals who perished, including 403 emergency personnel, on September 11, 2001 with a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony to be held in the Grand Plaza of the Anaheim Convention Center. Residents, visitors,...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2015

O.C. Agencies Unite to Combat Human Trafficking

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WHAT: Orange County law enforcement, transportation officials and the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) will hold a joint news conference to discuss the state of human trafficking in Orange County. OCHTTF, which was founded and is admini...

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

Anaheim Police Department to Conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on August 15, in the 1100 block of S. Harbor Blvd. between the hours of 8:00 PM and 3:00 AM.
The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in r...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

Anaheim Police to Honor Ten Anaheim Youths for Doing the Right Thing

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Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at 11:00 A.M., the Anaheim Police Department will recognize twelve Anaheim youth who demonstrated they will do the right thing! As part of the “Do The Right Thing” (DTRT) Program twelve youth from across Anaheim will be...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2015

Click It or Ticket Campaign to Begin May 18, 2015

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Once again, the Anaheim Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement agencies around the country will be stepping up enforcement May 18-31...Read on...

Posted on: April 5, 2015

Officer Involved Shooting: 200 Block E. Lincoln Avenue, City of Orange

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On April 4, 2015, at approximately 7:45 A.M., Anaheim Police Officers received information that a woman who was sought on an arrest warrant the previous day by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) was at her residence in the 2800 block of E. Lincoln Avenue...Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2015

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned This Saturday

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The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on March 28, at Cerritos Avenue and Euclid Street between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resour...Read on...