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Vandalism

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  • Some high school senior pranks go too far, resulting in arrests

    Taking naps in weird places. Leaving cars where they don’t belong. Using water and plastic wrap in downright annoying ways. All normal senior pranks. Peeing in the hallways? Not so much. This week's end-of-year celebration involving urination at...
  • Model train area hit again

    Model train area hit again
    For the second time this month, the Orange County Model Engineers group has reported major vandalism at its ridable train setup in Costa Mesa's Fairview Park. Six park tables at Goathill Junction, which is what the nearly 40-acre rail attraction is...
  • Attorney: Ex-city employee did not rip up campaign sign

    Jury selection began Wednesday in the trial of a former Costa Mesa city employee accused of destroying a political campaign sign during a contentious election season. The Orange County district attorney's office alleges that Steven Charles White, 40,...
  • Police find no evidence of gunman, hostages at Homeboy Industries

    Police find no evidence of gunman, hostages at Homeboy Industries
    Los Angeles police said Friday that overnight reports of a gunman holding hostages at Homeboy Industries in Chinatown could not been verified and that the only crime officers could confirm was vandalism to an employee's vehicle. LAPD Officer Nuria...
  • Jury deliberates in sign vandalism case

    Tattooed shins and a penchant for pedicures prove a Costa Mesa man charged with vandalizing a political campaign sign in 2012 is wrongfully accused, his defense argued at trial Thursday. Steven Charles White, 40, formerly a maintenance worker with the...
  • La Cañada Crime: Expired registration sticker leads to arrest for marijuana possession

    La Cañada Flintridge March 17 Identity theft: 4300 block of Beulah Drive. A woman called police after receiving a letter from a credit company needing to verify her recent application for a card issued by a bank in Delaware. She had not applied for...
  • Accused sign vandal is found not guilty

    Accused sign vandal is found not guilty
    An Orange County jury on Friday acquitted a former Costa Mesa city employee of vandalizing a $5 campaign sign during the contentious 2012 city election. Prosecutors were unable to convince the 12-member panel that Steven Charles White, 40, was the one...
  • O.C. model railroad sees more vandalism

    O.C. model railroad sees more vandalism
    The railroad buffs who operate Goat Hill Junction just can't seem to catch a break. Just weeks after thieves broke into the model railroad grounds and stole $9,000 in aluminum tracks and other material, vandals broke into the 40-acre Costa Mesa...
  • La Cañada Crime: Identity theft discovered via tax refund

    La Cañada March 24 Proof of California registration fraud: Angeles Crest Highway at Lavender Lane. While driving at 5:35 p.m., an officer noticed a white Ford F-150. Although a check showed the vehicle’s registration as expired, there was a blue...
  • Vandals hit 18 statues in Grant Park with graffiti

    Vandals hit 18 statues in Grant Park with graffiti
    An art installation of 26 life-size human sculptures at Grant Park was vandalized overnight when graffiti taggers left their signatures on 18 of the statues. The public art exhibition titled "Borders" are on loan from Icelandic artist Steinunn...
  • Car-tipping? Vandals upend ultra-compact Smart cars in San Francisco

    Car-tipping? Vandals upend ultra-compact Smart cars in San Francisco
    Urbanites have apparently found an answer to rural California's long nefarious history of cow-tipping. A group of men in San Francisco have allegedly taken to car-tipping. Three Smart cars were "tipped over" late Sunday or early Monday, local media...