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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Detectives Arrest Man for Attempting to Lure a Child Into His Vehicle

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 22, 2024) – Anaheim Police Department Sexual Assault Detectives have arrested German Reyes Ramos, a 46-year-old Anaheim man, after investigating the report of an attempted kidnapping of a 12-year-old boy.

On February 13,...

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Police Department News
Posted on: February 21, 2024

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 21, 2024) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, February 23, 2024, near Brookhurst St. and Brookmore Ave. starting at 6:00 p.m.

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Operation

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Anaheim, Calif. – The Anaheim Police Department will conduct a traffic safety operation on February 22, 2024, between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m., focused on the most dangerous driver behaviors that put the safety of people biking or walking at risk.

These...

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Posted on: January 24, 2024

Homicide Investigation

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (January 24, 2024) – Anaheim Police Detectives are conducting a homicide investigation after a man was shot and killed.

On Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at approximately 3:17 a.m., Anaheim Police Dispatch received a report of a sho...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Detectives Arrest Suspect for Fatal Hit & Run Collision

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (January 23, 2024) – Anaheim Police Detectives arrest Kien Do, a 54-year-old Santa Ana man, for a fatal hit-and-run traffic collision that occurred on January 5, 2024.

On Friday, January 5, 2024, at approximately 5 p.m., Anaheim P...

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Police Department News
Posted on: January 3, 2024

Anaheim PD Focuses on the Dangers of Distracted Driving

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Anaheim, Calif. – Throughout January 2024, the Anaheim Police Department will conduct several enforcement operations focused on drivers suspected of violating the hands-free cell phone law.

Under current law, drivers are not allowed to hold a pho...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Operation Planned for January 2024

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Anaheim, Calif. – The Anaheim Police Department will conduct a traffic safety operation on January 11, 2024 between 8 a.m and 9 p.m., focused on the most dangerous driver behaviors that put the safety of people biking or walking at risk.

These vi...

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Police Department News
Posted on: December 14, 2023

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 14, 2023) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, December 15, 2023, near E. Santa Ana Canyon Rd. and S. Roosevelt Rd. The checkpoint will start a...

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Police Department News
Posted on: November 7, 2023

Anaheim PD Awarded Grant for Traffic Enforcement Program

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Anaheim, Calif. – The Anaheim Police Department was awarded a $375,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). The grant will support our ongoing enforcement and education programs to help reduce the number of serious injuries and deaths...

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Posted on: November 7, 2023

Anaheim PD Awarded Grant for Child Safety Seat Education Program

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Anaheim, Calif. – Anaheim PD received a $74,250 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to support our efforts in educating parents and caregivers about the importance of child safety seats and making sure that every child in ou...

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Posted on: November 7, 2023

Anaheim PD Receives Grant for Motorcycle Safety Training Program

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Anaheim, Calif. — The Anaheim Police Department received grant funding from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to promote motorcycle safety awareness with free, hands-on rider trainings led by local law enforcement.

The $60,000 grant w...

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Police Department News
Posted on: November 1, 2023

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (November 1, 2023) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, November 3, 2023, near Beach Blvd. and Orange Ave. The checkpoint will start at 6:00 P.M.

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Police Department News
Posted on: October 29, 2023

Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 29, 2023) – Anaheim police officers responding to the reports of an armed subject fatally shoot a 20-year-old Anaheim woman. A BB or pellet gun, resembling a legitimate firearm, was recovered at the scene.

On Sunday, Octo...

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Police Department News
Posted on: October 18, 2023

Anaheim PD Press Release - DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 18, 2023) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, October 20, 2023 near La Palma Ave. and White Star Ave. starting at 6:00 P.M.

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Posted on: October 4, 2023

Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 4, 2023) – Anaheim Police Officers attempting to arrest a sexual assault suspect fatally shoot a 29-year-old man. A knife was recovered at the scene.

On Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at about 1 p.m., Anaheim Police Officers a...

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Posted on: August 19, 2023

Man Dies in Police Custody After Traffic Collision

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 19, 2023) – An armed man who fled from police officers on a motorcycle has died following a traffic collision.

On Thursday, August 17, 2023, at approximately 11:15 p.m., a motorcyclist, later identified as 36-year-old Clin...

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Posted on: August 15, 2023

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 15, 2023) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, August 18, 2023, near Harbor Blvd. and La Palma Ave. starting at 6:00 P.M.

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Posted on: August 4, 2023

Homicide Suspect Arrested and Victim Identification

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 4, 2023) – Homicide detectives have arrested 72–year-old Anaheim resident Jeffrey Ferguson for the murder of his wife.

On Thursday, August 3, 2023, just after 8 p.m., the Anaheim Police Communications Center rece...

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Posted on: July 7, 2023

Detectives Arrest Dog Daycare Employee for Felony Animal Abuse

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 7, 2023) – Detectives have arrested 24-year-old Michelle Navarrete for several animal abuse incidents that occurred at a dog daycare/boarding business in Anaheim.

On July 5, 2023, the Anaheim Police Department was notified b...

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Posted on: July 6, 2023

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 6, 2023) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, July 7, near Lincoln Ave. and Brookhurst St. starting at 6:00 P.M.

Checkpoint locations are sele...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 13, 2023

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 13, 2023) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, June 16, 2023, near Euclid St. and Cerritos Ave. starting at 6:00 P.M.

Checkpoint locations are ch...

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Posted on: June 13, 2023

Anaheim PD/Alcohol Beverage Control Underage Decoy Alcohol Sales Operation

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 13, 2023) – On May 31, 2023, Investigators with the Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Shoulder Tap Operation within the City of Anaheim. Shoulder Tap Operations involve a minor decoy under the age ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2023

Anaheim and Placentia Police Detectives Arrest Suspects for Robbery Series

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 9, 2023) – The Anaheim Police Department and the Placentia Police Department have arrested ten (10) suspects responsible for a multi-city robbery series that spanned six (6) months.

Between June and December of 2022, thirtee...

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Posted on: June 2, 2023

Detectives Arrest Suspect for Gardenwalk Shooting Murder

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 2, 2023) – Homicide detectives have arrested 21-year-old Aristeo Martinez for the shooting murder of 32-year-old Deonte Lenin.

On May 21, 2023, just after 2 a.m., Anaheim police officers were dispatched to the Gardenwalk&...

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

Detectives Seek Information Related to Homicides at Anaheim Gardenwalk

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 22, 2023) – Anaheim homicide detectives are investigating two deaths that occurred yesterday just after 2 a.m. in a parking structure located in the 300 block of W. Katella Avenue.

Officers were dispatched to the structure af...

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

Detectives Arrest Suspect for Homicide

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 16, 2023) – Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested Paul Perez, a 36-year-old transient man, for the fatal shooting of Juan Leon.

On Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at about 4:40 p.m., Anaheim Police officers responded to the repo...

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Posted on: April 22, 2023

Officers Arrest Suspect in Fatal Hit-and-Run Traffic Collision

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 22, 2023) – Anaheim police officers have arrested a man for a fatal hit-and-run traffic collision.

On Saturday, April 22, 2023, at approximately 1:20 a.m., Anaheim PD officers responded to the 700 block of N. East St. regar...

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Posted on: April 18, 2023

Two Juvenile Suspects Arrested for Murder

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 17, 2023) – Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested two male juveniles for the fatal shooting of 31-year-old Carleatis Richards.

On April 17, 2023, at approximately 2:03 a.m., Anaheim Police Dispatch received reports of a...

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Posted on: March 31, 2023

Anaheim PD Detectives are Looking for Assistance in Locating a Stolen Urn

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 31, 2023,) – Anaheim Police Detectives are looking for assistance in locating a stolen urn.

On March 21, 2023, the Anaheim Police Department Communications Center received a call regarding a theft from a residence on the 30...

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Posted on: March 22, 2023

Detectives Arrest Suspect for Attempted Murder

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 22, 2023) – Detectives have arrested 40-year-old Santa Ana resident Jorge Centeno on suspicion of attempted murder for a shooting that occurred on March 19, 2023.

On Sunday, March 19, 2023, at about 4:10 a.m., Anaheim Polic...

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Posted on: March 20, 2023

Homicide Suspect Arrested and Victim Identification

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 20, 2023) – Homicide detectives have arrested 36-year-old Anaheim resident Aaron Romo for a murder that occurred on March 17, 2023.

On Friday, March 17, 2023, at about 2:24 p.m., Anaheim Police Dispatch received reports of ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2023

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 16, 2023) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, March 17, 2023 near Beach Boulevard and Ball Road starting at 6:00 P.M.

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Posted on: January 31, 2023

Anaheim Police Chief, Anaheim Police Association joint letter on Tyre Nichols

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 31, 2023) 

To Our Community,

On Friday, the Memphis Police Department released video footage of the arrest of Tyre Nichols. After watchi...

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