Two Los Angeles County men today were sentenced to federal prison on conspiracy and hate crime charges for attacking five victims inside a family-owned Turkish restaurant in 2020 while shouting ethnic slurs, hurling chairs at the victims, and threatening to kill them. William Stepanyan, 23, of Glendale was sentenced to
Hate crimes have become easier to report in Seal Beach. The Seal Beach Police Department has recently implemented an online Hate Crime Reporting Portal. This online tool allows anyone who believes they are a victim of or has witnessed a hate crime to report the incident easily and anonymously online.
The Seal Beach Police Department is investigating a hate crime in which a threatening letter was mailed to an Asian American family. On Monday, March 22, 2021, the Seal Beach Police Department received a call from a resident in the 55+ community of Leisure World. The caller reported that her