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Bank Robber Receives 90 Years to Life

A serial bank robber who never used a weapon or injured anyone during his crimes received a 90-year sentence in for his crimes at sentencing. Before the latest two crimes, David Hill, 54 years old, had five previous convictions for bank robbery. Hill also served time for burglary and car theft in the 1980s. In

Son Accused in Juan Capistrano Murders

The murder mystery of a wealthy Orange County couple is closer to being solved. The couple’s 18-year-old son has been arrested in the case. Police say Ashton Sachs shot his parents, Bradford Hans Sachs, 57, and Andra Resa Sachs, 54, before also shooting his 8-year-old brother, who survived but is paralyzed. Sachs is the owner

Reward Offered in Long Beach Liquor Store Armed Robbery

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and Long Beach Police Department are offering a $10,000 reward for anyone who comes forward with information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man involved in a liquor store armed robbery. Police say on March 24 around 8 p.m., an armed suspect entered the store located

Excessive Force Lawsuit Filed Against Santa Ana PD

The family of a man fatally shot by police is suing two Santa Ana officers for use of excessive force. Jason Hallstrom and Travis Mock were driving north on I-5 in stolen car on March 15, 2013, fleeing from Santa Ana SWAT team members. The car exited Grand and headed north, but crashed at Grand

Brea Police Seek Highway Flasher

Brea Police are looking for a man who has exposed himself to three girls in the past month. Investigators say it appears that the flasher is targeting the girls by stopping his vehicle near the curb at the intersection of Brea Boulevard and Imperial Highway and claiming to need directions. Each time, when the girls approached

Anaheim Police Seek Owners of Stolen Goods

Anaheim Police are looking for the victims of several vehicle break-ins. On March 29, police were called to the scene of a vehicle break-in on Road Runner Road. The victim had stopped two suspects in the middle of breaking into his car, and the suspects hit him with the vehicle as they drove away. During

Fatal Police Shooting Victim Identified

Anaheim Police shot and killed a man during a parole check in late March. Identified as Robert Moreno, Jr., the man was shot by police after he opened fire on officers. Police say two Anaheim police officers were conducting a parole check on March 20, 2013, when a man began shooting at them from

Bookkeeper Charged in Embezzlement Plot

An Anaheim woman has been charged with deceptive record keeping in a $1.4 million embezzlement plot that included two law firms. Investigators say Shawna Berretto paid her personal credit cards with money from the firms’ accounts while employed as a bookkeeper and manager for the law firms. She allegedly opened new credit cards in the

Anaheim Police Settle with Family in Shooting of Unarmed Man

The family of David Raya won a civil suit against the City of Anaheim after the fatal shooting of their son during a neighborhood search for the man. Police showed up at Raya’s girlfriend’s house to serve a warrant on Raya, who was on parole. Raya had previously served four years for felony assault with

Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder for Stabbing Wife

A man who stabbed his wife in the neck at a busy Garden Grove intersection in July of 2013 has been sentenced to 8 years in state prison for attempted murder. Tai Trieu attacked his wife at 3:52 p.m. on July 7, 2013, at the intersection of Beach and Garden Boulevards. He fled the scene