Newport Beach Crime
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Recent Crime News
Monday Jul 18 | via Deseret News
One of two former Utah attorneys general accused of public corruption in a highly publicized political scandal could be off the hook. State prosecutors moved Monday to drop the criminal case against Mark Shurtleff, just over two years to the day that he and his successor, John Swallow, were arrested on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges. Comment?
Monday Jul 18 | via OC Metro
NEWPORT BEACH A Toyota Prius crashed into Cassidy's Bar, grazing the front before coming to a rest near the front door Monday morning. Like revenge, justice has no expiration date. Comment?
Friday Jul 15 | via Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph
Although field tests for illegal drugs are notoriously unreliable, the law enforcement agencies that use them don't seem to have heard the news. In my latest Forbes column, I note that cops and prosecutors continue to put unjustified faith in these tests despite the national publicity attracted by cases in which people are falsely incriminated by them: In 2007 Don Bolles, drummer for the punk rock band the Germs, was arrested for possession of the banned depressant GHB, commonly known as the "date rape drug," after police in Newport Beach, California, pulled over his van because of a broken taillight. Comment?
Saturday Jul 9 | via The Wave
Newport Beach police officer Ricardo Adame gets a kiss on the cheek from Jasmine Moini during an appreciation lunch provided to officers by members of the Newport Harbor Republican Women on Saturday afternoon. Members of the Newport Harbor Republican Women show appreciation to Newport Beach police officers by providing a lunch at the police station on Jamboree Road on Saturday afternoon. Comment?
Saturday Jul 9 | via PressReleasePoint
Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that Rebekha Ruth Eisner, 59, of Las Vegas pleaded guilty to one count of insurance fraud, a category "D" felony. The fraud was committed between August 2014 and April 2015. Comment?
Jun 23, 2016 | via The Wave
LAGUNA BEACH Police arrested two people, including a man who allegedly fled into the ocean and stayed in the water for two hours, police said Thursday. At 2:10 a.m. on Wednesday police responded to reports of a fight between a security guard and three people at the Marine Room Tavern in Laguna Beach, said Laguna Beach Sgt. Comment?
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