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    Detectives Arrest Cold Case Homicide Suspect in Houston

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 11, 2019) – Anaheim Police Cold Case Homicide detectives booked Leopoldo Vargas Serrano, 47, a Houston, Texas, resident, into the Anaheim Detention Facility on suspicion of murder. Read on...
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    DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 10, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, October 11, 2019 on Euclid Street at Cerritos Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department to Make Young Anaheim Boy's Dream Come True

    ANAHEIM, CALIF - (September 13, 2019) - On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, the Anaheim Police Department, and Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire will partner together to make a young Anaheim boy’s dream of being a police officer come true. Read on...
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    Drugs and Alcohol Suspected in Late Night Collision that Injured Six

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 27, 2019) – A 24 year old Anaheim man has been arrested for felony suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs following a late night collision that injured six, including the arrestee. Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested for Dana Point Man's Murder In Anaheim, Still Searching For Victim's Vehicle

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 26, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested a suspect in the July 20, 2019, murder of David McCabe in the 1500 block of W. Center Street. Read on...
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    Chilean Nationals Arrested In Suspected Residential Burglary Ring

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 25, 2019) – Three Chilean nationals suspected of being part of a larger residential burglary ring have been booked for suspicion of residential burglary. Read on...
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    Homicide Detectives Investigating Death of Man in Anaheim Cul de Sac

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 21, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man discovered in a cul-de-sac early Saturday morning. Read on...
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    Person of Interest Sought in Butane Honey Oil Extraction Explosion

    ANAHEIM, CA - (July 11, 2019) - Anaheim PD investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating a person of interest in a Butane Honey Oil extraction laboratory explosion late Wednesday night at 410 S. Euclid Street. Read on...
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    Possible Handgun Recovered at Scene of Officer Involved Shooting

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 6, 2019) – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have said an item appearing to be a handgun was recovered at the scene of an Officer Involved Shooting involving a Fullerton Police Department officer in Anaheim on Friday night. Read on...
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    Anaheim City Attorney Files 75 Misdemeanor Counts Against Off-Duty LAPD Detective

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 5, 2019) – The Anaheim City Attorney’s Office has filed 75 misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct against an off-duty LAPD detective accused of secretly recording in the men’s restroom at Angel Stadium. Read on...
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    Anaheim Detectives Searching for Clues on 20 Year Anniversary of Cold Case Homicide

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 2, 2019) – Anaheim Police detectives have reopened the investigation of a young woman’s murder on the 20 year anniversary of her disappearance. Read on...
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    DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 19, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, June 21, 2019 on Beach Blvd at Ball Rd between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
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    Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force Seeks Additional Victims of YouTube Rapper

    ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – (June 17, 2019) – Investigators from the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) are seeking additional victims of human trafficking by a YouTube rapper arrested early last week. Read on...
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    Gang Member Arrested at Conclusion of Pursuit Following Crime Spree

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 15, 2019) – Anaheim Police arrested 31 year old Jesus Valdovinos, following a dangerous pursuit through Anaheim late Tuesday night. Read on...
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    DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 25, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, April 26, 2019 on Euclid Street and La Palma Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
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    Anaheim Man Shot and Killed During Barricade

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (April 4, 2019) – A male adult suspect was shot and killed by SWAT officers during a barricade in Anaheim this morning. Read on...
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    DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 20, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, March 22, 2019 on La Palma Avenue and Kraemer Blvd between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect on Parole for Homicide;Suspect Assaulted PoliceK-9 during Apprehension

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 18, 2019) – Anaheim Police officers have arrested a parolee at large who is on parole for murder after attempting to contact him in a stolen car this evening... Read on...
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    Civilian Anaheim Police Employee Critically Injured by DUI Driver

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 9, 2019) – A female civilian Traffic Control Assistant (TCA) was critically injured early Saturday afternoon when her vehicle was struck by a driver who is suspected of driving under the influence of methamphetamine and marijuana. Read on...
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    Homicide Detectives Investigating Death of Woman in Anaheim Alley

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 2, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman discovered in an alley early Saturday morning. Read on...
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    O.C. Agencies Unite to Prove the Power of Collaboration

    Orange County agencies unite to prove the power of collaboration in identifying and assisting human trafficking victims. Read on...
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    Woman Arrested for Gross Vehicular Manslaughter and DUI Following Fatal Collision

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (February 10, 2019) – A 47 year old La Mirada woman was arrested for suspicion of Gross Vehicular Manslaughter while Intoxicated and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs Causing Bodily Injury after a late night collision in Anaheim. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Arrest Three After Four-Month Murder Investigation; N0 2018 Unsolved Cases Remain

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 30, 2019) – Anaheim Police homicide detectives have arrested three suspects in connection with the September shooting death of a 36-year-old Placentia resident, clearing the city’s last 2018 unsolved homicide. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect in Road Rage Attack

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 25, 2019) – Anaheim Police detectives have arrested Joshua Robert Dalton, 28, of Anaheim, after he was identified as the suspect. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Seeking Information on Suspect in Road Rage Attack

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 24, 2019) – Anaheim Police detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who climbed on the hood of a woman’s vehicle and smashed her windshield with his fist at the culmination of an apparent road rage incident. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Identify Man Killed In Gang Shooting

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 23, 2019) – Around 9 a.m. today, Anaheim Police responded to an apartment complex breezeway in the 400 block of S. Kroeger Street Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Seek Information in Gang Murder

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 23, 2019) – Around 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Anaheim Police responded to the area of E. Park Lane and N. Lawrence Avenue to investigate a report of shots fired. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Arrest Burglary Suspect Inside Local Bank

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 21, 2019) – Anaheim Police arrested a 29- year-old transient for commercial burglary and vandalism after he was found inside a local bank attempting to open offices, drawers and a vault. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Investigating Series of Sexual Batteries Near Savanna High School

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 15, 2019) – Anaheim Police Sexual Assault detectives have released a composite sketch of the man they believe assaulted at least three teenage girls since late last week near Savanna High School. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect in Christmas Eve Homicide

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 8, 2019) – Anaheim Police homicide detectives have identified Miguel Reveles Villegas, a 35-year-old Placentia resident, as the suspect arrested for murder following a pursuit that terminated in San Diego Tuesday morning. Read on...
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    DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 13, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday December 14, 2018. Read on...
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    Outstanding Investigation Leads to Arrest in Fatal Hit and Run

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 30, 2018) – Less than a week after an 18 year old pedestrian was struck and killed near Haster and Leatrice in Anaheim, Traffic Investigators have arrested the driver of the suspect vehicle. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Person of Interest in Hit and Run Collision

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 24, 2018) – APD Traffic Investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle of interest from a serious hit-and-run traffic collision that hospitalized a woman. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Arrest Homicide Suspect

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 20, 2018) – Around 9:30 a.m., Anaheim Police responded to a call of a man attacking a woman inside a residence at 1268 N. Siesta Street. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Reminds Drivers and Passengers to Wear a Seat Belt

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 16, 2018) –This Thanksgiving, Anaheim Police Department is joining the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to remind people how important it is to wear a seat belt, and the potentially deadly consequences of not buckling up. Read on...
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    DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (November 1, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday November 2, 2018 on Euclid Street at Cerritos Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
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    Two Police Officers Seriously Injured During Attempted Arrest of Suspect

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Oct. 27, 2018) – Two Anaheim Police Department (APD) officers were seriously injured during an attempted arrest of an assault and battery suspect. Read on...
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    DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 19, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint tonight, Friday October 19, 2018 on Ball Road at East Street between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested in Anaheim Homicide

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Oct. 18, 2018) – Anaheim Police have arrested a suspect in the October 16, 2018 homicide of Raymond Tovar in the 2800 block of W. Lincoln Avenue. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Seeks Public's Help in Identifying Robbery Suspect

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Oct. 17, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department seeks the public’s help in identifying a suspect who committed two armed robberies within 20 minutes. Read on...
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    Officer Involved Shooting

    ANAHEIM, CA - On Saturday, July 21, 2018 at about 0936 hours, officers responded to the 500 block of S. West Street in the City of Anaheim. Read on...
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    Click It or Ticket Campaign Starts May 21

    As the unofficial start of summer, the Memorial Day holiday weekend is a busy time for Californians. Each year, the highways fill with families in vehicles, on their way to start their summer vacations. Read on...
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    Motorcycle Awareness Month in May

    ANAHEIM, CALIF — Anaheim Police Department and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) are teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) this May for the annual Motorcycle Safety Awareness campaign. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 13, 2018) The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Shoulder Tap Operation at six Anaheim locations on March 10, 2018. Read on...
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    DUI/DRIVER’S LICENSE CHECKPOINT

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec.14, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday Dec. 15, 2017 on Harbor Blvd. and La Palma Ave. between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 1, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department (APD) has been awarded a $70,000 grant to improve the City’s ongoing commitment Read on...
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    Suspect Sought for Murder in Love Triangle Death

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 31, 2017) – Anaheim Police Department homicide detectives seek the public’s help in locating Humberto Rodriguez-Martinez, a 30 year old Anaheim man wanted in connection with the stabbing death of his jilted lover’s new boyfriend. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

    ANAHEIM, CA (Oct. 12, 2017) - The Anaheim Police Department (APD) has been awarded a $403,200 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program to augment the City’s ongoing commitment to promote and improve roadway safety. Read on...
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    DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 5, 2017) - The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday October 6, 2017 on S State College Blvd. and Lincoln Ave. between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Join the 2017 Pink Patch Project

    The Anaheim Police Department, along with over 110 other public safety agencies, is proud to announce their inaugural 2017 partnership with the Pink Patch Project. The program centers on vibrant pink versions of the Department’s uniform patch. Read on...
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    DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint Friday August 18, 2017 at the intersection of Lincoln and Monterey between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
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    APD SWAT Teams Serve Simultaneous Warrants Related to Gang Shooting - Suspected Arrested

    Late Wednesday evening, Anaheim Police SWAT personnel, assisted by the Orange County Sheriff’s SWAT Team, served simultaneous search warrants at three Anaheim residences... Read on...
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    Four Suspects Arrested in Gang Related Shooting That Injured Two in Front of High School

    NAHEIM, CA (FEBRUARY 2, 2017) – Three juveniles and one adult have been arrested for a shooting that left two men with non-life threatening gunshot wounds in front of Gilbert High School Tuesday afternoon. Read on...
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    Assault With a Deadly Weapon Suspect Fatally Shot in Officer Involved Shooting

    A suspect being sought for assault with a deadly weapon was fatally shot during a confrontation with Anaheim Police just after 9:00 pm Saturday night. Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested for Possession of Explosive Materials

    A 57 year old man is in custody after Anaheim Police officers found several pounds of dangerous materials in his room. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back This Saturday

    This Saturday, July 9, 2016, the Anaheim Police Department will hold a gun buy back at La Palma Park. Read on...
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    Community Tip Leads to Seizure of Nearly 600 Pounds of Dangerous Fireworks

    Last night, acting on a tip from a member of the community regarding the sale of dangerous fireworks, Anaheim Police Crime Task Force investigators completed a probation search at a residence in the 1500 block of E. Benmore Lane. Read on...
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    Presidential Candidate Visits to Anaheim Convention Center

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 23, 2016) - In an effort to facilitate media access to the Anaheim Convention Center for the planned visits of Presidential Candidates Bernie Sanders on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 and Donald Trump on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, the... Read on...
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    ANAHEIM GANG INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN 5 FEDERAL INDICTMENTS AND 29 CRIMINAL COMPLAINTS

    On Wednesday March 23, 2016 the Anaheim Police Department, with the assistance of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF), and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security.... Read on...
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    Officer Involved Shooting – Updated Information

    At approximately 4:45 pm on Saturday, February 20, 2016, three Anaheim police officers were involved in a fatal Officer Involved Shooting of an armed attempted murder suspect. Read on...
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    Butane Honey Oil Extraction Discovered in Burned Condominium

    At approximately 11:40 p.m. last night, Anaheim Fire & Rescue received multiple calls of a garage fire in the 2000 block of W. Blue Violet Court. Read on...
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    O.C. Agencies Unite to Combat Human Trafficking

    Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force Emerges as One Fully Operational Multijurisdictional Unit; Launches Faith-Based Initiative to Assist Survivors with Everyday Needs Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department to Conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on August 15 Read on...
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    Anaheim Police to Honor Ten Anaheim Youths for Doing the Right Thing

    Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at 11:00 A.M., the Anaheim Police Department will recognize twelve Anaheim youth who demonstrated they will do the right thing! Read on...
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    Click It or Ticket Campaign to Begin May 18, 2015

    Once again, the Anaheim Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement agencies around the country will be stepping up enforcement May 18-31... Read on...
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    Officer Involved Shooting: 200 Block E. Lincoln Avenue, City of Orange

    On April 4, 2015, at approximately 7:45 A.M., Anaheim Police Officers received information that a woman who was sought on an arrest warrant the previous day by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) was at her residence in the... Read on...
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    DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned This Saturday

    The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on March 28, at Cerritos Avenue and Euclid Street between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Read on...
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