December 15, 2012
As Irvine police were taking the description of a man suspected in multiple burglaries and thefts — including stealing a 5-year-old's bicycle — witnesses spotted him and officers chased him into an Irvine marsh and arrested him. Officers on foot followed Tony Angulo, 32, of Riverside, after he fled from an apartment complex on Turtle Crest Drive on Dec. 9. They arrested him on suspicion of auto theft, multiple thefts from vehicles and...
March 19, 2013
An organized crime ring that targeted Apple Stores nationwide struck shops in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Irvine, police said Tuesday. Four Chicago residents are suspected of the thefts from Apple Stores in the three cities, as well as a Microsoft store in Mission Viejo, according to Torrance Police Sgt. Robert Watt. Apple has retail outlets at South Coast Plaza, Fashion Island and the Irvine Spectrum. Some 17 total thefts took place across Los Angeles and Orange counties. Torrance police arrested Ausra Bauzinskaite, 34, Adeliya Nassybullina, 30, Lukasz Karasinski, 37, and Przemyslaw Skiba, 31, after a four-month investigation, according to the Torrance Police Department.
November 5, 2009
Police have released photos of two people they want to question in connection with a series of thefts in Newport Beach. One of the people is described as a male Latino older than 50, 5-foot-8 and 190 pounds with a scar on the ride side of his neck. The other person is described as a female Latino older than 30, 5-foot-1, pregnant and more than 150 pounds. She has a tattoo on the side of her neck, authorities said. Police said they are not sure if the pair are the people responsible for picking pockets at local open houses and retail stores.
November 29, 2013
Costa Mesa Shannon Lane: Petty theft was reported in the 1300 block between midnight Sunday and 4 p.m. Thursday. Merrimac Way: Petty theft was reported in the 400 block at 10:24 a.m. Thursday. Cabrillo Street: A stolen vehicle was reported in the 100 block at 3:40 p.m. Thursday. Harbor Boulevard: Vehicle vandalism was reported in the 2100 block at 5 p.m. Thursday. Fair Drive: Suspicious circumstances were reported in the 100 block at 6 p.m. Thursday. South Coast Drive: Petty theft was reported in the 900 block at 11:40 p.m. Thursday.