Public Safety (Page 2)

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On August 31st, 2021, California Highway Patrol investigators assigned to Border Division’s Organized Retail Crime Taskforce arrested four suspects for committing repeated thefts and possessing stolen merchandise in furtherance of an organized retail crime ring. Investigators from TJX Companies Inc., who serve TJ Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods stores identified a …continue reading

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Right now, California is experiencing devastating wildfires, which have displaced thousands from their homes. Orange County is no stranger to wildfires and other emergencies. The local Red Cross responds to hundreds of disasters each year, making sure those affected have a safe place to stay, food to eat and tools …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for September 5 through September 11 include unemployment benefits fraud, back to school, and beach bluff improvement. Top Ten Stories for September 5 through September 11 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Former inmate sentenced to …continue reading

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Christina Smith, 38, who was formerly incarcerated at the Central California Women’s Facility (CCWF) in Chowchilla, was sentenced to five years in prison for conspiracy and aggravated identity theft charges for the submission of fraudulent unemployment insurance claims to the California Employment Development Department (EDD) in the names of current …continue reading

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The Mexican leader of a transnational drug trafficking organization arrived here this afternoon after being extradited from Mexico to face federal charges that he conspired to transport cocaine worth hundreds of millions of dollars from South America to the United States. Angel Humberto Chavez-Gastelum, 47, who was initially arrested by …continue reading

Cypress Police Department

The Cypress Police Department will have additional officers on patrol conducting a bicycle and pedestrian safety operation on Saturday, September 11, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. throughout the city limits. This operation is aimed at keeping people out exercising or enjoying the outdoors safe. The Cypress Police Department …continue reading