Irvine Police Department Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PRESS RELEASE #05-25-2016
Contact : Farrah Emami, Public Information Officer, Public Safety 949-724-7112, firstname.lastname@example.org
Irvine, CA – The Irvine Police Department (IPD) is seeking the public’s help identifying an outstanding suspect involved in the large-scale theft of commercial landscaping equipment. One suspect has been arrested and is identified as Francisco Acosta, 36, of Los Angeles.
At approximately 1:30 a.m. on May 17, 2016, an alert Irvine officer conducted a traffic stop after observing a suspicious silver van leaving a dirt road and driving onto Irvine Boulevard. As the vehicle pulled to the curb, the driver and passenger got out and fled on foot. The officer was able to chase and quickly apprehend Acosta, the driver of the van. The unidentified adult male passenger fled and was not located. Continue reading