Articles Posted in Orange County

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On September 2, a man reportedly illegally entered the home of his ex-girlfriend in the middle of the night and allegedly proceeded to threaten her life before he sliced her face with a knife.

44-year-old Alexander Chicas and his girlfriend of several years recently reportedly ended their long-term relationship when the woman claimed that Chicas had gotten physically violent with her and she decided to leave him.

Just before 2:00 am on Monday, the woman was inside her home with the window open when Chicas was suspected of tearing the screen off and climbing into her bedroom.

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The people who live in the surrounding area of a man in Riverside County have alleged that their neighbor has a habit of performing sexual acts on himself in full-view of the people living nearby.

46-year-old Clarence Bailey lives in the resort city of La Quinta, California, where nearly 40,000 people call home.

Bailey has allegedly been forming an uncomfortably intimate relationship with his neighbors as of late, and it caused them to reach out to the authorities for assistance in establishing appropriate boundaries with the reportedly brazen man.

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When the authorities asserted that the pair worked together to steal almost $200,000 from county-based support programs, a Westminster woman and her daughter were accused of what was reported as the biggest case of housing fraud ever committed in Orange County.

The Orange County Housing Authority and the Orange County In Home Supportive Services program provide benefits for disabled members of the community who meet the criteria for their aid. A person who requires 285 or more hours of assistance in a 30-day period is considered a severe case, and they would be eligible for the maximum amount of benefits issued from In Home Support Services.

56-year-old Errica Madkins Mickens was reportedly awarded full assistance from the county programs when she allegedly presented herself as someone incapable of speaking or walking.

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A man dressed as Batman’s notorious archnemesis allegedly led the authorities from Westminster to Venice Beach where he was detained and charged with a felony.

Around 3:00 pm on Saturday, a California Highway Patrol officer reportedly saw a sedan traveling down the 405 freeway that appeared as if it was being operated in a reckless manner.

In a pursuit that would continue for nearly an hour the CHP attempted to stop the car, but the suspect continued driving. After switching freeways and entering the adjoining Los Angeles County area the vehicle came to a halt in Venice Beach.

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A Los Angeles man with a YouTube rap career is facing felony charges due to accusations that he was pimping an 18-year-old Orange County woman.

The Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force recently received notification from a young woman’s family regarding their concerns that their relative was being forced into prostitution.

The suspect believed to be responsible for the girl’s sex work, 31-year-old Angel Ortiz Diamond, uses the professional stage name “Benjiboy Staccs” in his music career.

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A woman in Orange County allegedly went to a new mother’s home and tried to take her baby under the false pretense that she was a social worker.

Late Friday morning in Santa Ana, a woman who recently gave birth was at home with her family.

Around 11:00 am, someone knocked at the door and the new mom answered.

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A man wearing a mask of the U.S. President was apprehended as he reportedly destroyed a parked car in Cabot-Vista Viejo in the early morning hours.

When deputies were patrolling the businesses in the Mission Viejo area, they reported that they saw a person wearing a Donald Trump mask who appeared as if they were vandalizing a vehicle.

The deputies reported that the mask-wearer, instead of providing themselves anonymity, had easily caught their attention with their odd costume choice and caused them to make their way to the area to review the situation.

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An Orange County, CA, man with a babysitting service has been accused of several sex crimes after allegations that he molested two local young boys he was caring for.

30-year-old Matthew Zakrzewski from Costa Mesa has over 6 years of experience and many special qualifications for working with children.

Zakrzeqski hosts a website that offers a list of the services he provides, under the nickname of “Matthew the Manny,” while he works with the kids and families who hire him. He advertises his availability to serve in the role of “manny, babysitter, buddy, big brother, role model, mentor,” and hosts pictures of himself with several different children he has reportedly worked with. Zakrzeqski also states that he has known since he was rather young that working with children is his calling.

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After allegedly breaking into a Rossmoor home and startling the inhabitants, a suspect shed his clothing and climbed atop a nearby elementary school’s roof to try to escape the police.

While a 14-year-old boy was asleep in his bed an unknown man reportedly came into his room and woke him up. The teen said that the man talked to him for a minute and then proceeded to take off all of his clothing.

While the alleged intruder was busy disrobing, the boy went out of his bedroom to find his parents and alert them about the man. His father was outside of the house for a moment, and the teen located a meat cleaver for protection.

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After a bank in Irvine found they were missing nearly $30,000, the woman that they believe is responsible for the absent currency is facing possible charges for bank fraud.

Long Beach resident Kathleen Hanley has been employed with Irvine’s California First National Bank since January 2015. She reportedly started as a customer service representative and worked her way up to the position of assistant operation’s manager within approximately three years.

Due to her experience gained through both of her positions, the authorities have posited that Hanley used her knowledge of the bank’s procedures to fraudulently benefit herself financially.