Articles Tagged with orange-county

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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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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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A man who used to work for Disney World in Orlando is facing felony charges for allegations that he stole and then sold thousands of dollars in costumes and props from the park during the time that he worked there.

Last August, an animatronic from the Epcot area of Disney World valued at $7,000 went missing and an investigation into the theft was opened.

In November, 24-year-old Patrick Allen Spikes, a park employee at the time, was one of the suspects questioned about the incident. When speaking with the authorities Spikes said he did not steal anything from the theme park. He was still taken into custody for resisting arrest based on allegations that he had been uncooperative and argumentative when speaking with law enforcement, but the charges were dropped shortly afterward.

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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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An employee providing service for Dish Network has been charged with two felonies after giving a hug to a woman as he was leaving her home.

At the beginning of April, 70-year-old Karen Loest was visited by a third-party technician associated with Dish Network satellite tv company who fulfilled a work order at her home.

During the time that the tech, 34-year-old David Novinski, was inside the residence, Loest said that he seemed professional and gave her no indication that she had anything to worry about in his presence.

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A high school band director has been accused of possessing videos and other materials allegedly showing evidence that he was sexually interacting with a former student.

47-year-old Christopher Michael Blackmer has worked with the students at Winter Park High School as the director of the band for the past 6 years.

At the end of January, the authorities were allegedly presented information from an unnamed source claiming that Blackmer was in possession of images and video of an underage boy. The report also alleged that Blackmer recently shared the pictures with a current student attending Winter Park High.

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In the process of retrieving it, a man allegedly set fire to his automobile when he reportedly began to throw several Molotov cocktails at it while it was locked inside of a lot after being impounded.

Last weekend at the Almake Auto Shop in Orange County, Florida, the owner of a vehicle that was in impound had paid the owner of the lot nearly $300.00 in order to re-obtain possession of it.

After setting up a plan to meet at the impound yard in a half an hour, the owner showed up and reported that the client, 27-year-old Ayub Mule Abdulrahman, was nowhere to be seen so he left.

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A man who is suspected of trying to get young girls to enter his vehicle was taken into custody after forcing the authorities to pursue him.

Around 4:00 pm on Friday, Garden Grove police were responding to reports of a man who was allegedly trying to convince young women that they should get into his vehicle.

When the officers came upon the vehicle that was described and tried to pull the driver over he reportedly did not stop for them, though he was reported as obeying the traffic lights during the chase.

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During an undercover investigation, the authorities have come to suspect a citizen of Orange County of attempting to partake in acts of human trafficking with two girls that the man believed were teenagers.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department, while conducting an investigation, made a mock Facebook account that appeared as if it was the profile of a 16-year-old girl.

On October 19, someone online who appeared to be a man messaged the fake account. A conversation began leading to an alleged offer for the imposter teenager to work in the sex trade with the man serving as her pimp. The investigator reportedly played along and said that she had a friend who was 15 and that they were both working as prostitutes with a current pimp.