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. Anaheim Man Shot to Death; Police Arrest Suspect

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 16, 2021) – Homicide detectives have arrested Richard Flores, 20, of Anaheim for the nighttime shooting death of 30-year-old Jefferson Anthony Davis, also of Anaheim. Read on...
  2. Anaheim Police Arrest Three for Murder Following Eight-Month Investigation

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 16, 2021) – Homicide detectives have arrested three Fullerton residents for the murder of 28-year-old Edwin Richard Ramirez Hernandez. Read on...
  3. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 7, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, April 9, 2021 near Lincoln Avenue and Brookhurst Street starting at 6:00 P.M. Read on...
  4. Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force Releases 2021 Victim Report

    Lessons From 10 Years of Collaborative Leadership Task Force Assisted 357 Human Trafficking Victims in 2019 and 2020, Pivoted Support during COVID-19 Pandemic Read on...
  5. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 17, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, March 19, 2021 near Katella Avenue and Douglas Road between the hours of 6:00 P.M. and 1:00 A.M. Read on...
  6. Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect in Fatal Stabbing at Homeless Shelter

  7. Homicide and Suspect Arrest

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 17, 2020) – Anaheim Homicide Detectives have arrested a 17-year-old male resident of Anaheim for a recent homicide. Read on...
  8. Commercial Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Arrests

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. (February 2, 2021) – Five men have been charged with the commercial sexual exploitation of a minor in connection with meeting a teenage girl through an online site to have sex with her. Read on...
  9. Anaheim PD/Alcohol Beverage Control Underage Decoy Alcohol Sales Operation

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (January 28, 2020) – On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021, 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...
  10. Anaheim Police Seeking Public’s Help in Locating Suspect in Weekend Motel Homicide

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 27, 2021) – Anaheim police homicide detectives have obtained a $1 million arrest warrant for 37-year-old Florin Raducanu who is suspected of shooting 42-year-old Aurel Trandafir last weekend. Read on...
  11. Murder Investigation

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 25, 2020) – On Sunday, January 24, 2021, at about 7:37 pm, Anaheim Police Department officers responded to a report of a shooting at Abby’s Anaheimer Inn, located at 1201 W. Katella Avenue in the City of Anaheim. Read on...
  12. Murder/Suicide Investigation

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 2, 2020) – On Thursday, December 31, 2020, the bodies of 27-year-old Ricardo Pedro Valenzuela and 24-year-old Samantha Lee Price were located in their Anaheim residence in the 3000 block of W. Del Monte Drive. Read on...
  13. Homicide / Victim ID and Suspect Arrested

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 24, 2020) – On Tuesday, December 22, 2020, just after 1:30 pm, Anaheim Police Department Officers responded to the 2000 block of E. Via Burton Street regarding a shooting. Read on...
  14. Arresto de Sospechoso de Violacion Sexual se Buscan Posibles Victimas Adicionales

    ANAHEIM, California (22 de diciembre del 2020) - El martes 21 de diciembre del 2020, detectives de la unidad de asalto sexual del Departamento de Policía de Anaheim arrestaron a Leopoldo García. Read on...
  15. Rape Suspect Arrest – Attempt to Identify Additional Victims

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 22, 2020) – On Tuesday, December 21, 2020, Anaheim Police Department Sexual Assault Detectives arrested 69-year-old Anaheim resident, Leopoldo Garcia, aka “Leo” or “Curandero”, for the rape of an adult female victim. Read on...
  16. Arrests Made in Sahara Theatre Shooting

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 17, 2020) – The Anaheim Police Department has arrested three suspects in connection with the October 31, 2020 drive-by shooting at the Sahara Theatre which wounded multiple victims. Read on...
  17. DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 16, 2020) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, December 18, 2020 near La Palma Avenue and Harbor Boulevard between the hours of 6:00 P.M. and 1:00 A.M. Read on...
  18. DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (November 25, 2020) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, November 27, 2020 near Beach Boulevard and Orange Avenue between the hours of 6:00 P.M. and 1:00 A.M. Read on...
  19. ANAHEIM Police Identify La Habra Man Stabbed to Death in Bar Parking Lot

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 30, 2020) – At about 2:30 a.m. on Friday, October 30, Anaheim police responded to a bar parking lot in the 1700 block of S. Euclid Street to investigate a report of a stabbing. Read on...
  20. Man Arrested for Felony Hit and Run Following Reckless Driving Incident

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 22, 2020) – A 19 year old Anaheim man was arrested for CVC 20001(A)– Felony Hit and Run, CVC 23104(B) – Felony Reckless Driving Causing Great Bodily Injury, and PC 245(a)(1) – Assault with a Deadly Weapon, non-firearm. Read on...
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