Crime (Page 2)

Stories about crime other than the police blotter

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

At the beginning of this month, the Governor announced the eligibility for early release of 76,000 inmates, including violent and repeat felons. California has a public safety problem and we cannot risk increasing that problem at the benefit of tens of thousands of violent offenders. In the city of Garden …continue reading

An Orange County man was arrested on federal charges alleging he fraudulently obtained approximately $5 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for his sham businesses, then used the money on himself, including purchasing Ferrari, Bentley and Lamborghini sports cars. Mustafa Qadiri, 38, of Irvine, was named in a federal …continue reading

Shoulder patch design courtesy of Long Beach Police Department.

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