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Alec Scott Abraham sped through a red light, mowing down a family in a Chevy Cruz, killing a 2 year-old girl and her grandmother, while seriously injuring the girl’s mother and 7 year-old brother last month. Abraham fled the scene of the accident. Detectives believe he stole a bystander’s mobile device and phoned a friend for help.

Abraham had been cited multiple times over the last year for speeding, and owned a highly modified Ford Mustang which was involved in the accident. Irvine Police Detective Jonathan Cherney says the department was able to track Abraham down by “pining” his phone. He was arrested in a park in Costa Mesa. Continue reading →

After asking to see an iPad inside of a display at the Target store in Irvine Spectrum, three suspected thieves fled out of an emergency exit to a waiting car.

The getaway driver, Victory Rogers, was identified after investigators used surveillance footage of her vehicle from the store’s security camera. The four suspects were outside a Best Buy store in Moreno Valley at the time of the arrest.

According to police, the four were connected to 12 other thefts – a spree that may have begun in Washington state and touched Oregon, San Diego, and as far north as Stockton, California.