A 28-year-old Fullerton man who dragged a Garden Grove motorcycle officer for several feet with his car to avoid a November traffic stop pleaded guilty Thursday to assaulting the cop.Marcos Gonzalez, who was originally arrested for attempted murder,
was sentenced to six years in state prison for th ... More >>
Jana Marie Spires, a 39-year-old Irvine resident, convicted serial arsonist and previous Weekly Ugly Police Mugshot of the Week model, has been sentenced to a year in jail, a year in a residential drug treatment program and registration as an arsonist for a series of fires she set beginning in th ... More >>
UPDATE, NOV. 30, 9:47 A.M.: The "teen" who apparently tried to kill himself by lighting coals inside his gray Infiniti in a Ladera Ranch neighborhood Monday evening has been identified as a 27-year-old Cerritos man who was reported to Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as missing, depressed an ... More >>
UPDATE, NOV. 7, 2:15 P.M.: The Orange County District Attorney's office (OCDA) announced today it is charging Marcos Gonzalez with one felony count of assault of a police officer with sentencing
enhancements for causing great bodily injury and having a prior
conviction for possession for ... More >>
Courtesy of OCDAPasquel Raul LoeraFifty-year-old Dennis Koire was in a coma for the 13 months after he was shot in the head on Feb. 14, 2010. The Westminster man succumbed to his injuries this past March.In announcing the death penalty will be sought for Pasqual Raul Loera, who is also accused of ... More >>
Andre UrdialesThe Orange County District Attorney's office announced today it will seek the death penalty for two men: Navy deserter Pasqual Raul Loera, who allegedly slayed a Westminster couple under the pretense of buying their car on Valentine's Day 2010, and Camp Pendleton serial killer Andre ... More >>
Jana Marie Spires has been tied by authorities to a half-dozen fires in Irvine over the past 10 months, but missing from the list of charges is suspicion of posing for one ugly police mugshot.I mean, look at that kisser. Don't bother throwing the book at her, someone already has!At the 39-year-ol ... More >>
Saba Shirazi--the Newport Beach Film Festival's bubbly, tireless, Hula-Hooping communications manager--died in a July 1 car crash in La Jolla. She was but 32, and if you stick with the rest of the post, you will hopefully get a sense of why she will be so missed.
A drunken driver with three prior driving under the
influence convictions and a blood alcohol level of .22 percent an hour and a half after a Jan. 16, 2007, early morning crash was sentenced today to 15 years to life in prison for killing her passenger.A jury on March 5 had found Suzanne Amelia ... More >>
UPDATE: Orange County District Attorney levels charges; suspect's telling MySpace page . . .
MySpace.comPasqual Loera's user photo.The Orange County District Attorney today charged the man arrested in Las Vegas in the shooting and killing Sunday of a Westminster woman and critical injuring of her ... More >>
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--with an especially heavy emphasis on San Clemente and Huntington Beach.
MONDAY, OCT. 5
He died for your remote.
Who's the Patron Saint of Stupidity Again? A 50-inch Viso plasma TV was stolen out of the beer tent erected for the weekend F ... More >>