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Buena Park man working as male nurse in Anaheim sentenced for assaulting patients

A male nurse was sentenced yesterday to 34 years to life in state prison and mandatory lifetime sex offender registration for sexually assaulting two male patients who were medically incapacitated and another male patient under...
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Long Beach PD joining forces with DEA for drug take-back initiative

The Long Beach Police Department will once again join forces with Long Beach Memorial to participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Pharmaceutical Take-Back initiative, along with several other la...
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Safely dispose of old and unused prescription drugs at Buena Park event

On September 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Buena Park Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its ninth opportunity in four years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their hom...
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Suspect arrested in Long Beach restaurant arson

On Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2014, an arson suspect, identified as 23-year-old Bryan Zuelke of Long Beach, was arrested for setting fire to a restaurant in the 200 block of E. Pacific Coast Highway. The fire occurred in the early mo...
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Video of Barry Bonds en banc hearing before Ninth Circuit

On Sept. 18, a full panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments for and against Barry Bonds’ effort to clear himself of charges of obstruction of justice related to a federal investigation into the use of perf...
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CHP reports felony hit-and-run on I-5 NB

According to the California Highway Patrol’s Traffic Incident Information Page, a silver Volkswagen Golf was struck by another vehicle on the northbound I-5 just south of Brookhurst around 3:45 a.m. this morning. The second c...
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Los Alamitos police blotter, September 12 to September 18

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. September 12, 2014 Fraud Report – 3:08 p.m. – 3200 block of Katella Ave. ...
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Cypress police blotter, September 11 to September 17

The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Cypress Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item. September 11, 2014 Keep the Peace – 2:00 p.m. – 6500 block of Manzanita Cir. -...
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Chief Jackie Gomez-Whiteley recognizes the life-saving efforts of Officer Johnathan Krok and PSO Nathan Regalado at the Cypress City Council meeting on Sept. 22, 2014. Photo by CEH Wiedel.

Cypress Police Officer and PSO recognized for life-saving efforts

Though the Cypress City Council meeting on Sept. 22 featured three separate presentations by the Cypress Police Department, the final presentation of the night was in no way overshadowed by those that came before it. Chief Jack...
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More than two million residents to receive AlertOC test call Tuesday

More than two million Orange County residents, along with users of AlertOC’s smartphone app, will receive a call, e-mail or push notification on Sept. 23, 2014 to test the County’s mass notification system. This is the fift...
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Murder-suicide suspected in Anaheim deaths

On Friday, Sept. 19, at 8:29 a.m., Anaheim Police Officers were called to a single family residence in the 700 block of S. Morningstar Dr. to investigate the discovery of two dead bodies. Grandparents had come to watch their se...
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Armed robbery at Anaheim Fry’s Electronics

On Friday, September 19, 2014 at 1:51 p.m., Anaheim Police Officers were called to investigate an armed robbery at the Fry’s Electronics in the 3300 block of E. La Palma Ave. As officers drove to the scene, witnesses called 9...
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Hemet man convicted of pimping in Anaheim

A man was convicted on Thursday, Sept. 18, of pimping and pandering a woman from Riverside County by driving her to Orange County for the purpose of performing commercial sex acts for his benefit. Damaris Markyse Thompson, 24, ...
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Power plant refurbishment company executives sentenced for tax evasion

A former executive was sentenced yesterday to seven years in state prison for failing to pay taxes on over $180 million in unreported income from their power plant refurbishing business. Richard Engel, 70, pleaded guilty Dec. 1...
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