Articles Posted in Orange County

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When the daughter of an Orange County woman believed her mother was going to drive drunk, the girl grabbed onto the car and was reportedly dragged as the woman accelerated.

44-year-old Erin Garcia lives in Laguna Niguel, and she has an 8-year-old daughter. Garcia’s mother resides in Placentia.

Around 11:30 PM on September 18, Garcia and her daughter were at her mother’s home.

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A Los Angeles police officer has been accused of stealing a truck from an Orange County used car lot and using the vehicle for a year after falsifying the records to reflect that it had been recovered.

45-year-old Matthew Calleros resides in Whittier, California.

Calleros is employed as an officer with the Hollenbeck division of the Los Angeles Police Department.

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A man who allegedly robbed an Orange County pizza parlor interrupted his thievery to prepare a pizza for himself before using a company car as a getaway vehicle.

On November 8, Big Slice Pizza on Harbor Boulevard in Fullerton, California, reportedly had someone break into the establishment and steal money, electronics, and a delivery vehicle.

While the alleged burglar was in the establishment, they reportedly decided to create, cook, and help themselves to a free pizza before taking off in the car.

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A homeless Black man was shot and killed minutes after he was approached by sheriff’s deputies for allegedly jaywalking.

There is much current unrest in society regarding forceful race-related police interactions, in addition to public cries for defunding the police to ensure specially trained responders can assist in de-escalating situations where officers may have failed to receive specific instruction.

On September 23, around 1:00 pm, bystanders reported to the authorities that they saw a man as he wandered into the street while several cars were traveling on the road. The vehicles were reportedly forced to weave and use their horns to avoid running the man over.

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When a man was at his Santa Ana home while it was reportedly being burglarized he was allegedly forced to accompany the suspect on a shopping spree for which he had to fit the bill.

Late in the afternoon on June 9, a man from Santa Ana reported that he encountered a suspect trying to rob his house.

The alleged burglar reportedly physically assaulted the 82-year-old and held him down after he fell to the ground.

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After a traffic stop was performed on a vehicle reportedly exceeding the posted speed limit, the driver and passenger were arrested for alleged drug trafficking when a bag marked “Bag Full of Drugs” containing several types of narcotics was found in the vehicle.

A Florida Highway Patrol officer reportedly spotted a 2020 Kia traveling in excess of 95-MPH on Interstate 10 in Santa Rosa County and pulled the vehicle over for the alleged offense.

The driver, 33-year old Ian Simmons, was accompanied by a passenger identified as Joshua Reinhardt, also 33.

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A mother from Mission Viejo is facing legal consequences after she reportedly went in a middle school classroom with a stack of handmade “Free A$$ Kicking” coupons after she became upset by bullies harassing her daughter.

33-year-old Christian Tinsley is the mother of a 13-year-old girl who attends Niguel Hills Middle School in Laguna Niguel.

Tinsley’s daughter had been telling her that she was being tormented at school, on her way to and from the campus and on the internet, and predominantly from boys who attend class with her. The mockery was said to often be aimed at the young black girl’s ethnicity.

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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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