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 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. Fatal Traffic Collision

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 12, 2020) – On Thursday, August 11, 2020, at 7:36 pm, Anaheim Police officers responded to a major injury traffic collision on Katella Avenue near Bayless Street. Read on...
  12. Man Arrested for Anaheim Murder After San Diego Crash

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 2, 2020) – Anaheim homicide detectives have booked a 28-year-old Anaheim man for murder after he was involved in a traffic collision in the city of San Marcos on Friday. Read on...
  13. Anaheim Police Arrest 2019 Homicide Suspect

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 12, 2020) – The Anaheim Police Department Homicide Detail has arrested 30-year-old Brandon Norwood, an Anaheim resident, for the 2019 murder of Oscar Humberto Chunmichicoj. Read on...
  14. Arrest of 2017 Homicide Suspect

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 29, 2020) – The Anaheim Police Department Homicide Detail has arrested 36-year-old Jurupa Valley resident Luis Alberto Garcia Arias for the 2017 murder of Rafael Luna. Read on...
  15. Suspect Sought for Felony Hit and Run Collision

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 26, 2020) – The Anaheim Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the driver of a vehicle who fled the scene of a traffic collision which injured a pedestrian. Read on...
  16. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 12, 2020) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, March 13, 2020 near La Palma Avenue and Blue Gum Street between the hours of 6:00 P.M. and 1:00 A.M. Read on...
  17. DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 19, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, December 20, 2019 near Magnolia Avenue and Crescent Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  18. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (November 21, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, November 22, 2019 on Brookhurst Street at Broadway between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  19. Neighbors App Instrumental in Identifying Suspects and Halting Crime Spree

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 25, 2019) – Detectives from APD’s Burglary/Auto Theft Detail are attributing the Neighbors app by Ring for the successful identification of two male juvenile suspects involved in an 11 hour crime spree. Read on...
  20. Escondido Man Identified as Murder Victim Left in Trunk of Car

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 19, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives have identified the man found left in the trunk of a car on Thursday as Adrian Darren Bonar, 34 years old from Escondido. Read on...
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