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California Orange County Santa Ana

Suspect in deadly stabbing spree facing 51 charges, including murder

The suspect in the deadly Southern California stabbing and robbery spree was charged on Friday with 51 criminal counts, including four felony counts of murder. Zachary Castaneda, 33, is also facing one felony count of attempted murder, one felony count of assault with a deadly weapon to cause great bodily injury, one felony count of aggravated mayhem, […]

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California Garden Grove Orange County SAPD

Suspect in custody after 4 killed, 2 injured in series of stabbings, robberies across Orange County

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (KABC) — Four people are dead, two are injured, and a suspect is in custody after a series of stabbings and robberies in Orange County Wednesday afternoon, police say. The Garden Grove Police Department said it started when the suspect, a 33-year-old Garden Grove resident, attempted to rob a bakery on Chapman […]

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FBI Santa Ana SAPD

Ex-Santa Ana Police Officer Indicted for Alleged Excessive Force Beating, False Reports

A federal grand jury indicted a retired Santa Ana Police Department officer Wednesday on three felony charges for using “unreasonable force” during a 2014 arrest, then filing a false report about the beating and arrest, prosecutors said. Brian Patric Booker, 50, of Chino Hills faces one count of deprivation of rights under color of authority […]