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Westminster man found guilty of special-circumstances murder of his wife

A husband was convicted yesterday of the 2004 solicitation-murder of his wife. Magdi Faiz Girgis, 61, Westminster, was found guilty by a jury April 17, 2014, of one felony count of special circumstances murder, one felony count...
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Three suspects arrested in 2013 Long Beach murder

Three suspects have been arrested and charged in connection to a 2013 murder. On April 28, 2013, at approximately 3 a.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to a report of gunshots heard in the area of Spaulding St. and Junipero...
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Garden Grove woman convicted of stealing newborn

A woman was convicted and sentenced Tuesday to 13 years in state prison for kidnapping a newborn baby from Garden Grove Medical Center after searching multiple hospital rooms in two different hospitals for a baby to steal. Gris...
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Seal Beach PD leads the way in multi-agency operation that nets 10 arrests

During a press conference on the afternoon of April 16, Seal Beach Police Chief Joe Stilinovich announced the arrests of ten members of the Long Beach-based Insane Crips gang, as part of Operation Crossover. The suspects are al...
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Anaheim PD asking public help in finding further victims of serial murderers

On Monday, April 14, a press conference was held to update the public and the media on the status of a serial homicide investigation. Detectives arrested Steven Dean Gordon, 45, and Franc Cano, 27, for the murders of four women...
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Men from Buena Park, Garden Grove and Stanton among 19 convicted of crimes related to prositution

The Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) convicted 19 men of loitering, soliciting, engaging, and/or agreeing to engage in prostitution. The men were convicted in March 2014. The defendants in these cases appro...
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La Palma man pleads guilty to murdering his uncle

A man was convicted on Monday, April 14, of murdering his uncle and dumping the victim’s body in a remote area of Santa Barbara County after setting it on fire in an attempt to destroy the evidence. Kirk Michael Galvin, 2...
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Los Alamitos police blotter, April 4 to April 10

The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Los Alamitos Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. April 4, 2014 Suspicious Person – 3:03 p.m. – Chestnut/Sausalito - A male...
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Cypress police blotter, April 3 to April 9

The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Cypress Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. April 3, 2014 Grand Theft Report – 3:41 p.m. – 6100 block of Chip Ave. - The c...
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Huntington Beach DUI checkpoint nets 6 DUI arrests

The Huntington Beach Police Department conducted a Sobriety/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday, April 11, 2014, on Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) and Huntington St. from 7:50 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations...
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Attempted murder suspect arrested in Garden Grove

UPDATE: The victim, Valenz, was treated for his injuries and released in the early hours this morning, Wednesday, April 9. Later that day, GGPD received information that the suspect in this case, Gomez, had returned to his resi...
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Los Angeles mans dies after being shot in Long Beach

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, around 9:07 p.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to a report of shots heard in the 2300 block of Eucalyptus Avenue, which resulted in the death of a male adult. Arriving officers discovered two ma...
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Arrests made in murder of woman found dead at Anaheim recycling center

On March 14, 2014 at 10:38 AM, Anaheim Police Officers were called to the recycling center in the 1100 block of N. Blue Gum Street to investigate the discovery of a deceased female, who was located by employees. Anaheim Homicid...
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OCSD Missing Person bulletin: Elizabeth J. Harrison of Stanton

NAME: Harrison, Elizabeth J. DOB 6/15/77 AKA: Goldstein, Elizabeth DESCRIPTION: Female, Caucasian, brown eyes, brown hair, 5’3”, 220lbs. LAST CONTACT: April 4, 2014 @ 7:30 a.m. CLOTHING: Unknown Ms. Harrison was last seen o...
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