Press Releases

The Anaheim Police Department provides a full-time Public Information Officer (PIO) to coordinate the release of information to the public via the media. It is our goal to provide prompt and accurate release of information. Media inquiries should be directed to Sgt. Shane Carringer at - office (714) 765-1521, mobile (714) 493-7541 or via email at SCarringer@anaheim.net.
  1. Caretaker Arrested for Rape of Severly Disabled Patient

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 19, 2020) – Anaheim Police Department Sexual Assault Detectives have arrested a caretaker for the rape of a severely disabled female pateint. Read on...
  2. Anaheim Police Arrest Man for Internet Café Murder

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 15, 2020) – Homicide detectives have arrested 41-year-old Lionel Raphael Cruz of Santa Ana for the June 19 murder of a man inside an illegal internet café. Read on...
  3. Anaheim PD/Alcohol Beverage Control Underage Decoy Alcohol Sales Operation

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 12, 2020) – On September 30, 2020, Investigators with the Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Shoulder Tap Operation within the City of Anaheim. Read on...
  4. Anaheim PD/Alcohol Beverage Control Underage Decoy Alcohol Sales Operation

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 6, 2020) – On September 23, 2020, Investigators with the Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Minor Decoy Operation to check on compliance at off-sale alcohol retail establishments within the City of Anaheim. Read on...
  5. Anaheim Police Department Awarded Grant for Bicycle, Pedestrian Safety Education

    Anaheim, Calif. – The Anaheim Police Department received a $63,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) that focuses on the safety of bicyclists and pedestrians. Read on...
  6. Anaheim Police Department Awarded Grant for Motorcycle Safety Education

    Anaheim, Calif. – Anaheim Police Department received a $ 60,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) that focuses on the safety of motorcyclists. Read on...
  7. Anaheim Police Department Awarded Grant for Child Safety Seat Education Program

    Anaheim, Calif. – The Anaheim Police Department will help parents and caregivers keep their children as safe as possible in the car thanks to a $85,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). Read on...
  8. Anaheim Police Department Awarded $469,000 Grant From the OTS

    Anaheim, Calif. – The safety of everyone traveling is the focus of a grant awarded to the Anaheim Police Department. Read on...
  9. Anaheim Police Department Awarded Grant to Improve Traffic Data Reporting

    Anaheim, Calif. – The Anaheim Police Department received a $28,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to streamline processes to collect and report traffic data. Read on...
  10. Anaheim Police Arrest Man for Murder of Brother

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 1, 2020) – At about 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 30, Anaheim police responded to the 600 block of N. Zeyn St. to investigate a report of a shooting inside a house. Read on...
  11. Anaheim Murder – Suspect Identification

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 23, 2020) – At about 6:20 am, on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 33-year-old Jose DeJesus Berrelleza, confronted a suspect who was in the act of stealing Berrelleza’s work van. Read on...
  12. Anaheim Police Investigating Murder

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 22, 2020) – At about 6:20 am, on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, an adult male victim in the area of 100 S. Melinda Circle in the City of Anaheim confronted a suspect who was in the act of stealing the victim’s vehicle. Read on...
  13. Anaheim Police Investigate Gang-Related Murder

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 18, 2020) – At about 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 17, Anaheim police responded to the 1800 block of W. Glen Avenue to investigate a report of a shooting Read on...
  14. Homicide Suspects Arrested

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (September 6, 2020) – Anaheim Police Department Homicide Detectives have arrested two suspects for the September 5, 2020 murder of Rodolfo Alfredo Miranda. Both suspects were arrested in the City of Walnut without incident. Read on...
  15. Homicide Victim Identification

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (September 6, 2020) – The victim from the homicide occurring Saturday September 5, 2020, has been identified as 20-year-old, Anaheim resident Rodolfo Alfredo Miranda. Read on...
  16. Homicide

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (September 5, 2020) – On the afternoon of Saturday, September 5, 2020, at about 1:30 pm, the Anaheim Police Department received reports of a gunshot victim at the Candlewood Suites. Read on...
  17. Fatal Officer Involved Shooting

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (August 30, 2020) – On the evening of Saturday, August 29, 2020, just after 9:30 pm, in an attempt to locate 25-year-old Jesse David Nava, an Anaheim resident. Read on...
  18. Anaheim Police Department to Recieve Grant to Fight Alcohol-Related Harm

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (August 18, 2020) – The Anaheim Police Department has been awarded a $73,900 grant from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to battle alcohol-related harm within the community. Read on...
  19. Arrest of Murder Suspect

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (August 17, 2020) – Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested 23-year-old Pablo Partida Aparicio, an Anaheim resident, for the March 2019, murder of 26-year-old Ayleen Morales, also of Anaheim. Read on...
  20. Fatal Traffic Collision – Suspect Booking

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 12, 2020) – The driver of Tuesday night’s fatal traffic collision has been identified as Courtney Pandolfi, a 40-year-old resident of the City of Garden Grove. Read on...
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