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Major police activity at Casa Grande apartment complex in Cypress

An incident has occurred near the 4500 block of Casa Grande Circle in the Casa Grande apartment complex off of Denni St. in Cypress. A large number of cruisers from the Cypress Police Department have responded to the location and were still on scene after 7 a.m.

There appeared to be crime scene tape at one of the apartment units, but no further information was immediately available.

Drivers and pedestrians are advised to avoid this area of the Casa Grande complex if possible.

Additional information on this incident will be reported as it becomes available.

Update from the Cypress Police Department

The Cypress Police Department has issued this description of this morning’s incident:

At 4:46 a.m. this morning, the Cypress Police Department received a report of an assault with a deadly weapon in the 4400 block of Casa Grande Circle. Responding officers arrived at 4:47 a.m. and found the victim suffering from minor head injuries due to being struck by a glass bottle. Several involved suspects fled into a nearby apartment, where they refused to exit or respond to police. After several hours, the suspects exited the apartment and were detained without incident. Officers arrested Robert Caudillo (18 years old, Santa Ana resident) for assault with a deadly weapon, Noah Pena (19 years old, Cypress resident) for brandishing a weapon, and Ramona Castro (50 years old, Carson resident) for unrelated arrest warrants.

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Police activity at the Casa Grande apartments in Cypress. Photo by Katie Wiedel.


  1. Cypress PD posted on their Facebook that this is related to an assault investigation and search warrant. There were 9 police vans that I was able to see this morning and someone on Facebook said they could hear helicopters at 3AM – is there any additional information?

    1. Cypress Resident,

      Thank you for reading Orange County Breeze, and for taking the time to respond to our article about the incident at Casa Grande Apartments.

      We have spoken with the Cypress Police Department. A spokesman is at this time writing up a news release for us. Once we receive that, we will immediately update this article.

      The good news is that the incident was swiftly contained, competently handled, and no one was badly injured.

      More soon!

      Shelley Henderson
      editor, Orange County Breeze

      1. Good to know. I live in the apartment building right next to the one that this was all happening at. Now I am curious to what was going on. You normally see one or 2 cops a month come in there to talk a bit to someone in the apartments and then they leave.
        Speaking Of which there was a sheriff on Friday i believe when i got home from work. Maybe related. Heck I didn’t even know Cypress had this many squad cars haha Normally do not ever see them. Good to know they are very quick to respond.

  2. Yes, please keep us posted. We were evacuated this morning and have no idea what’s going on.

    1. That is a shame. No way to be woken up. Which building was it in? The first or the 3rd? Pretty crazy.

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