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 Detectives Investigating After Body Found in Water Basin

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 8, 2022) – The body of a subject has been located in an Anaheim water basin. Read on...
  2. The Anaheim Police Department Encourages Safe St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 15, 2022) – Anaheim, Calif. – This St. Patrick’s Day, the Anaheim Police Department will be on alert for suspected impaired drivers and reminds the community to celebrate the holiday responsibly. Read on...
  3. Parolee Wanted in Connection with December Gang Murder

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 9, 2022) – Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested one man and are searching for another in connection with the murder of a 23-year-old Anaheim man who was shot to death near his home in late December. Read on...
  4. Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 3, 2022) – Anaheim Police personnel fatally shoot suspect after hours long standoff. Read on...
  5. Four Arrested for November Motel Homicide

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 22, 2022) – Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested four suspects in connection with the shooting death of a Garden Grove man in a motel parking lot last year. Read on...
  6. Request for Public Assistance: Hit and Run Investigation

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 16, 2022) – Anaheim Police Department traffic investigators are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run collision. Read on...
  7. DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 16, 2022) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, February 18, 2022. Read on...
  8. Fatal Hit and Run Traffic Collision – Request for Public Assistance

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 23, 2021) – Anaheim Police Department traffic investigators are asking for the public’s assistance regarding a fatal hit and run collision. Read on...
  9. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 17, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, December 17, 2021 near Orange Avenue and Beach Boulevard starting at 6:00 P.M. Read on...
  10. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 26, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, October 29, 2021. Read on...
  11. Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

    ANAHEIM, CALIF, (September 29, 2021) – Anaheim PD SWAT personnel fatally shoot suspect after hours long standoff. Read on...
  12. Anaheim Police Arrest Man in Shooting Death of Juvenile

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 9, 2021) – On September 5, 2021, Anaheim police officers responded to a residence to investigate a report of a 17-year-old boy who had been shot. Read on...
  13. Homicide Investigation/Officer-Involved Shooting Victim and Suspect Identification

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 1, 2021) – Anaheim homicide detectives have identified the victim and suspect involved in yesterday’s murder and officer involved shooting. Read on...
  14. Homicide Investigation/Officer Involved Shooting

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 31, 2021) – Anaheim homicide detectives are investigating a homicide that lead to an officer involved shooting in Anaheim. Read on...
  15. Suspect Arrested for Child Pornography

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 18, 2021) – Anaheim sexual assault detectives received a tip that Mr. Erik Robles was possessing and distributing child pornography. Read on...
  16. Homicide Victim Identification

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 2, 2021) – Anaheim homicide detectives have identified the victim of an August 1, 2021 homicide as Tyrone Portis, a 43-year-old resident of Buena Park. Read on...
  17. Homicide Victim Identification / Attempt to Identify Witness

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 28, 2021) – Anaheim PD homicide detectives are asking for assistance from the public in identifying a possible witness to a homicide. Read on...
  18. Homicide Victim Identification

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 2, 2021) – Anaheim PD homicide detectives have identified the deceased victim from a June 1, 2021 shooting, as 25-year-old Abel Saldana, of Garden Grove. Read on...
  19. Homicide Arrest

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 31, 2021) – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have arrested 30-year-old David Steven Abbott, a male resident of Anaheim for the beating death of a 70-year-old, male Anaheim resident Rahmatolah “Davey” Yaghoubi. Read on...
  20. Anaheim Teacher Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 19, 2021) – Anaheim Police Detectives have arrested an Anaheim elementary school teacher for possession of child pornography. Read on...
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