Department News, Information & Press Releases RSS News Feed
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
Press Release
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

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES
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

Fatal Traffic Collision
Posted: Feb 22, 2012 3:37 pm
Press Release
On Friday, February 10, 2012, at 1231 hours, the Fountain Valley Police Department responded to a traffic collision in front of 11600 Warner. Officers arrived and located an unresponsive 89-year-old female victim, Hue Thi Dinh, who was struck by a vehicle. The victim was transported to UCI Medical Center with traumatic injuries; and on Saturday, February 18, 2012, she succumbed to those injuries. The driver of the vehicle remained at the... View Article

Residential Burglary Suspects Captured on Video Surveillance
Posted: Feb 9, 2012 12:00 am
Press Release
On January 18, 2012, at 1:00pm, a Fountain Valley resident in the area of the 9600 block of La Esperanza was victim of a residential burglary. Two of the suspects entered a neighboring rear yard, jumped over the property wall into the victim’s backyard and then entered the victim's residence. The two suspects were described as male Asian, mid-twenties, 5'08\"/150lbs, long sleeve shirts and both wearing black framed glasses. A third subject... View Article

Former high school basketball coach charged with unlawful sex with student.
Posted: Feb 9, 2012 12:00 am
Press Release
LAW ENFORCEMENT SEEKS PUBLIC'S HELP IDENTIFYING POTENTIAL ADDITIONAL VICTIMS OF FORMER HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL COACH CHARGED WITH UNLAWFUL SEX WITH 14-YEAR-OLD STUDENT WESTMINSTER – Law enforcement is seeking the public's help identifying potential additional victims of a former high school basketball coach charged with having an ongoing unlawful sexual relationship with a student beginning when she was 14 years old. John Tran Nguyen, 21,... View Article