Press Releases

The Anaheim Police Department provides a full-time Public Information Officer (PIO) to coordinate the release of information to the public via the media. It is our goal to provide prompt and accurate release of information. Media inquiries should be directed to Sgt. Daron Wyatt at - office (714) 765-1521, mobile (714) 497-5633 or via email at dwyatt@anaheim.net.
  1. Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect on Parole for Homicide;Suspect Assaulted PoliceK-9 during Apprehension

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 18, 2019) – Anaheim Police officers have arrested a parolee at large who is on parole for murder after attempting to contact him in a stolen car this evening... Read on...
  2. Civilian Anaheim Police Employee Critically Injured by DUI Driver

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 9, 2019) – A female civilian Traffic Control Assistant (TCA) was critically injured early Saturday afternoon when her vehicle was struck by a driver who is suspected of driving under the influence of methamphetamine and marijuana. Read on...
  3. Homicide Detectives Investigating Death of Woman in Anaheim Alley

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 2, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman discovered in an alley early Saturday morning. Read on...
  4. O.C. Agencies Unite to Prove the Power of Collaboration

    Orange County agencies unite to prove the power of collaboration in identifying and assisting human trafficking victims. Read on...
  5. Woman Arrested for Gross Vehicular Manslaughter and DUI Following Fatal Collision

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (February 10, 2019) – A 47 year old La Mirada woman was arrested for suspicion of Gross Vehicular Manslaughter while Intoxicated and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs Causing Bodily Injury after a late night collision in Anaheim. Read on...
  6. Anaheim Police Arrest Three After Four-Month Murder Investigation; N0 2018 Unsolved Cases Remain

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 30, 2019) – Anaheim Police homicide detectives have arrested three suspects in connection with the September shooting death of a 36-year-old Placentia resident, clearing the city’s last 2018 unsolved homicide. Read on...
  7. Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect in Road Rage Attack

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 25, 2019) – Anaheim Police detectives have arrested Joshua Robert Dalton, 28, of Anaheim, after he was identified as the suspect. Read on...
  8. Anaheim Police Seeking Information on Suspect in Road Rage Attack

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 24, 2019) – Anaheim Police detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who climbed on the hood of a woman’s vehicle and smashed her windshield with his fist at the culmination of an apparent road rage incident. Read on...
  9. Anaheim Police Identify Man Killed In Gang Shooting

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 23, 2019) – Around 9 a.m. today, Anaheim Police responded to an apartment complex breezeway in the 400 block of S. Kroeger Street Read on...
  10. Anaheim Police Seek Information in Gang Murder

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 23, 2019) – Around 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Anaheim Police responded to the area of E. Park Lane and N. Lawrence Avenue to investigate a report of shots fired. Read on...
  11. Anaheim Police Arrest Burglary Suspect Inside Local Bank

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 21, 2019) – Anaheim Police arrested a 29- year-old transient for commercial burglary and vandalism after he was found inside a local bank attempting to open offices, drawers and a vault. Read on...
  12. Anaheim Police Investigating Series of Sexual Batteries Near Savanna High School

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 15, 2019) – Anaheim Police Sexual Assault detectives have released a composite sketch of the man they believe assaulted at least three teenage girls since late last week near Savanna High School. Read on...
  13. Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect in Christmas Eve Homicide

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 8, 2019) – Anaheim Police homicide detectives have identified Miguel Reveles Villegas, a 35-year-old Placentia resident, as the suspect arrested for murder following a pursuit that terminated in San Diego Tuesday morning. Read on...
  14. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 13, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday December 14, 2018. Read on...
  15. Outstanding Investigation Leads to Arrest in Fatal Hit and Run

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 30, 2018) – Less than a week after an 18 year old pedestrian was struck and killed near Haster and Leatrice in Anaheim, Traffic Investigators have arrested the driver of the suspect vehicle. Read on...
  16. Anaheim Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Person of Interest in Hit and Run Collision

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 24, 2018) – APD Traffic Investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle of interest from a serious hit-and-run traffic collision that hospitalized a woman. Read on...
  17. Anaheim Police Arrest Homicide Suspect

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 20, 2018) – Around 9:30 a.m., Anaheim Police responded to a call of a man attacking a woman inside a residence at 1268 N. Siesta Street. Read on...
  18. Anaheim Police Department Reminds Drivers and Passengers to Wear a Seat Belt

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 16, 2018) –This Thanksgiving, Anaheim Police Department is joining the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to remind people how important it is to wear a seat belt, and the potentially deadly consequences of not buckling up. Read on...
  19. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (November 1, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday November 2, 2018 on Euclid Street at Cerritos Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  20. Two Police Officers Seriously Injured During Attempted Arrest of Suspect

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Oct. 27, 2018) – Two Anaheim Police Department (APD) officers were seriously injured during an attempted arrest of an assault and battery suspect. Read on...
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