July 27, 2012
AREA 1 Avocado Street : An auto theft was reported in the 200 block at 8:07 a.m. Thursday. Adams Avenue : A commercial burglary was reported in the 1900 block at 9:28 a.m. Thursday. West 19th Street : Battery was reported in the 400 block at 12:17 p.m. Thursday. MacArthur Boulevard : Theft was reported in the 1500 block at 12:39 p.m. Thursday. Victoria Street : Identity theft was reported in the 900 block at 1:29 p.m. Thursday. Wallace Avenue : Identity theft was reported in the 1900 block at4:12 p.m. Thursday.
June 9, 2012
A Costa Mesa woman was arrested Friday on suspicion of stabbing her mother. Costa Mesa police received a call at around 5 p.m. that a stabbing occurred in the 400 block of Hamilton Street. The victim, Alice Simpson, 51, had multiple stab wounds to her chest, arms and back, police said in a statement. Police said she is in stable condition at Western Medical Center Santa Ana. During an investigation, police discovered that Simpson and her 18-year-old daughter Andrea Quanita Simpson, who police say has a history of mental illness, had an argument.