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Former Jamaican police officer, two others charged with murder of Irvine man

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A former Jamaican police officer and two other men have been charged with murdering an Irvine man and seriously injuring another during a home invasion robbery in October. Devon Quinland, 33, of Westminster, Andre Andrews, 34, of Miramar, Fla., and Omar Miller, 41, of Lauderdale, Fla., have each been charged with…

Former UCI Board of Directors member sentenced to 170 years to life for molesting three girls

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A Laguna Niguel girls softball parent volunteer and former member of the University of California, Irvine Board of Directors was sentenced to 170 years to life today for molesting three young girls at his home. On October 15, 2019, a jury convicted Glen Thomas Kauffman, 55, of Laguna Niguel of six…

The Irvine Police will conduct a DUI checkpoint on Friday night

Irvine, Calif. (November 21, 2019) – The Irvine Police Department (IPD) will conduct a sobriety checkpoint as part of the Department’s continued commitment to reducing injuries and deaths caused by impaired drivers. The checkpoint will be conducted Friday, Nov. 22, from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the area of Culver Drive and Alton Parkway.…

OCFA heavy fire equipment operator charged with felony animal cruelty

SANTA ANA, Calif. – An Orange County Fire Authority heavy fire equipment operator has been charged with felony animal cruelty for shooting his dog to death and disposing of the animal’s body in a dumpster in his fire station in Irvine. Ryan John Monteleone, 44, of Menifee, was arrested by Irvine police on October 17,…