Anyone who may have had physical contact with this bat or saw someone else having contact with the bat is asked to call the OC Health Care Agency (HCA) Epidemiology team at (714) 834-8180 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or (714) 834-7792 after hours to determine the risk for rabies. Continue reading
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Case # 18CF2383
DATE: August 28, 2018
*The defendant has a domestic relationship with the victim within the definition of Penal Code Section 137000(b)
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was arraigned yesterday for pimping and pandering a 32-year-old woman in Newport Beach
Defendant: David Winslow Knaak, 51, Irvine
Charged on Aug. 23, 2018 with the following felony counts: Continue reading
Irvine Police Department Submits Case Involving Fullerton Police Chief, Captain to District Attorney
Irvine, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2018) – Today, the Irvine Police Department (IPD) submitted to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office a case involving Fullerton Police Department Chief David Hendricks and Captain Thomas Oliveras. The complaint names both suspects in a case of battery on an Emergency Medical Technician. The District Attorney’s Office will determine whether charges will be filed. Continue reading
Irvine Police Department to Conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint
Irvine, Calif. (Aug. 30, 2018) – 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, Aug. 31, from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the area of Jeffrey Road and Alton Parkway.
The checkpoint will be clearly marked and vehicles will be selected for further screening on a pre-set basis to ensure objectivity. Motorists will be greeted and given information about the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Trained officers will direct suspected impaired drivers to a secondary area for further evaluation. Most motorists will experience little or no delay. Continue reading
Orange County Republican Party Endorses Carrie O’Malley
OCGCOP Shows Support for O’Malley for Irvine City Council
IRVINE, Calif. – Today, the Republican Party of Orange County (OCGOP) endorsed Carrie O’Malley for Irvine City Council. The OCGOP endorsement follows that of California Women’s Leadership Association PAC, Irvine Mayor Donald P. Wagner, Assemblyman Steven Choi, the Orange County Taxpayers Association PAC, and more.
“Carrie O’Malley is a principled conservative leader and rising star in the party,” said Fred Whitaker, OCGOP Chairman. “Her values and unmatched expertise make her the obvious choice for Irvine City Council.” Continue reading
Case # 17HM02716
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – A woman was sentenced to four months in county jail today for abusing animals by illegally selling puppies that were suffering from viruses and parasites through a fake rescue organization.
Defendant: Megan Ann Hoechstetter, 43, Cypress
Pleaded guilty on March 23, 2018, to the following misdemeanor counts: Continue reading
Case # 02NF2987
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A voice coach on the Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Most Wanted lists was extradited from England on Friday to face trial for sexual assault of a child.
“The return of Mr. Giese to the United States after more than a decade is an example of the FBI’s commitment to returning fugitives accused of state crimes to local jurisdictions where they face prosecution regardless of how much time has passed,” said Paul Delacourt, the Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office. “We will continue to work with our local counterparts by locating and returning fugitives in order to deliver justice to victims of violent crime. Continue reading
Irvine Police Department to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint
Irvine, Calif. (Aug. 10, 2018) – 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 Saturday, Aug. 11, from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the area of Jamboree Road and Barranca Parkway. Continue reading
Case # 18CF2063
Date: July 25, 2018
SANTA ANA, Calif. – An Irvine man was charged today with threatening to set off a bomb at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) and the Orange County Jail (OCJ).
Defendant: Pejman Abdolali Zanjani, 39, Irvine
Charged with the following felony counts: Continue reading
Suspect arrested for making criminal threats toward OCSD facilities
SANTA ANA, Ca. (July 23, 2018) – A man has been arrested for one felony count of making criminal threats after he called the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) claiming to possess explosive devices and intending to use them at multiple OCSD facilities.
On Wednesday July 18, 2018, at approximately 11:25 p.m. a man later identified as Pejman Zanjani, 39, of Irvine, called OCSD’s dispatch center. During an 11-minute call, Zanjani made at least two bomb-related threats toward the Orange County jail system. Continue reading