Crime

Stories about crime other than the police blotter

Cover art for the May 2021 edition of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide.

Top Ten Stories for May 02 through May 08 include a mysterious death, child pornography, and a bike and pedestrian trail. Top Ten Stories for May 02 through May 08 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Woman dies under …continue reading

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The Long Beach Police Department has made an arrest of a police officer currently employed with the Los Angeles Police Department and booked for charges related to child sexual abuse material. In October of 2020, detectives from the Long Beach Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce received a CyberTip …continue reading

featured graphic for Orange County District Attorney Todd Sptizer during COVID-19

Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer issued the following statement on Friday, May 7: An independent outside law firm hired by the County’s CEO conducted an investigation and concluded what the Orange County District Attorney’s Office had previously uncovered and disclosed to the County: a former OCDA manager sexually harassed …continue reading

featured graphic for California Assembly District 72 represented by Janet Nguyen during COVID-19

Assemblywoman Janet Nguyen’s bill, AB 1336 to create regionalized task forces to address hate crimes, passed the Assembly Public Safety Committee unanimously last week. Hate crimes have gone up at alarming rates during the past year. There have been over 1600 hate related crimes reported nationwide. Currently crimes of this …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for April 2021 include the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, Long Beach Airport, and Oxford Academy’s ranking. The Top Ten Stories for April 2021 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the month of March 2020 (excluding weather forecasts and events): What to do if …continue reading

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On April 26, 2021, at approximately 7:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 2000 block of West Wardlow Road to assist the Long Beach Fire Department regarding a report of an assault, which resulted in the death of a female adult. Upon arrival, officers observed Long Beach Fire Department personnel …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for March 2021 include unemployment fraud, OC returning to Red Tier, and a fatal pedestrian accident in Lakewood. The Top Ten Stories for March 2021 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the month of March 2020 (excluding weather forecasts and events): COVID-19 unemployment …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for April 25 through May 01 include a recipe for roulade, a good OC city to start a business, and Oxford Academy is #1 in California. Top Ten Stories for April 25 through May 01 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week …continue reading