Department News, Information & Press Releases
Fountain Valley Police Department Targets Impaired Drivers with Checkpoint
Posted: Apr 2, 2012 2:12 pm
Fountain Valley, CA - The Fountain Valley Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, April 20, 2012, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
The location of the checkpoint will be made available the day of the checkpoint by contacting the Police Department.
The Department is continuing its ongoing campaign to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol involved crashes.... View Article
Tip-A-Cop Special Olympics Fundraiser
Posted: Apr 2, 2012 2:10 pm
On Thursday, April 5, 2012, the Claim Jumper Restaurant (18050 Brookhurst St.) will host 'Tip-A-Cop' to benefit the Orange County Special Olympics.
This event involves members from the Fountain Valley Police Department who work to raise money to benefit the athletes of the Orange County Special Olympics.
The Police Department will have on display a Police Motorcycle, a Police K-9, the S.W.A.T. Truck, an antique fire truck, exotic cars,... View Article
FOUNTAIN VALLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT TO HOLD ZERO TOLERANCE DISTRACTED DRIVING ENFORCEMENT OPERATION
Posted: Mar 29, 2012 4:01 pm
As part of this month's Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign, the Fountain Valley Police Department will be enforcing 'zero tolerance' to those texting or operating hand-held cell phones on April 3, 2012, and April 18, 2012.
Drivers who break the law and place themselves and others in danger will be cited. The current minimum ticket cost is $159, with subsequent tickets costing at least $279.
Distracted driving is a serious traffic... View Article
BANK ROBBER APPREHENDED
Posted: Mar 14, 2012 11:24 am
On 3-8-12, Fountain Valley Police Department received information about a subject, who was possibly responsible for several bank robberies in Garden Grove, Tustin, Costa Mesa and Fountain Valley.
In conjunction with the listed agencies, photo line-ups were shown and the suspect was identified in both of the bank robberies at Bank of the West (Main and Garden Grove Blvd), which occurred 09-27-11 and 12-02-11.
Officers from Fountain Valley,... View Article
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day scheduled for April 28, 2012
Posted: Mar 7, 2012 9:14 am
Fountain Valley, California - Drug abuse continues to be a problem that impacts young and old alike.
Studies show that the majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including the home medicine cabinet.
In an effort to address this issue, DEA, in conjunction with state and local law enforcement agencies throughout the United States conducts National Prescription Drug Take Back Days.
The next one is... View Article
Posted: Mar 1, 2012 5:04 pm
Over the past few months, the City of Fountain Valley has experienced a rise in daytime residential burglaries.
In the majority of these burglaries, suspects have made entry through a rear sliding door or window. Rear sliding doors have been pried as well as porcelain chips being used to shatter the glass.
Once entry has been made, suspects have removed personal items consisting of cash, jewelry and electronic components.
On a few... View Article