Department News, Information & Press Releases
FOUNTAIN VALLEY POLICE TO COMBAT ROADWAY DEATHS AND INJURIES WITH DUI CHECKPOINTS
Posted: Nov 5, 2013 9:15 am
Fountain Valley Police Department has been awarded a new traffic safety grant for an anti-DUI program aimed at preventing deaths and injuries on Fountain Valley roadways. Enforcement measures to combat impaired driving are coming as a result of a recent $34,900.00 grant awarded by the California Office of Traffic Safety to Fountain Valley. The Fountain Valley Police Department is dedicated to keeping our streets... View Article
Copper Theft Suspect Arrested
Posted: Oct 29, 2013 5:10 pm
On October 29, 2013 the Fountain Valley Police Department Detective Bureau and Crime Suppression Unit concluded a copper theft investigation and arrested Brian Colin, 27, from Riverside.
On October 12, 2013 Colin climbed onto the rooftop of a business in the 17000 block of Magnolia in Fountain Valley and removed copper from air conditioning units. A witness observed... View Article
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day scheduled for October 26, 2013
Posted: Oct 21, 2013 12:00 am
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.
Additional Victims Sought
Posted: Oct 17, 2013 5:26 pm
On 7-11-13 the Fountain Valley Police Department arrested Scott Ruvolo, 56 years of age from Victorville, after he was attempting to record women changing in the dressing room at the Salvation Army thrift store located at 16119 Brookhurst in Fountain Valley.
A search of Ruvolo’s cell phone revealed he recorded two additional unidentified female victims... View Article
Two Arrested for Assault
Posted: Oct 15, 2013 10:55 am
On 10-12-13 at 7:48 pm, Fountain Valley Police responded to the 8900 block of Nightingale Ave. after receiving a report of several subjects fighting in the street. Officers arrived and detained multiple people in front of, and ultimately inside a home. During this fight, Brandon Blanford (21) received a knife wound to his forehead; he was later arrested for Felony assault. Luis Torres (19) received a... View Article
INJURY TRAFFIC COLLISION
Posted: Sep 25, 2013 5:07 pm
On 9-24-13 at approximately 8:00 PM, the Fountain Valley Police Department responded to the intersection of Ward Street and Slater Avenue regarding an injury traffic collision. Investigation revealed a Lexus IS300 entered the intersection from eastbound Slater Avenue proceeding straight. A 16 year old male skateboarder crossed the intersection from... View Article
COFFEE WITH A COP - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 6 pm to 8 pm
Posted: Sep 12, 2013 12:00 am
The Fountain Valley Police Department will host "Coffee with a Cop" on September 18 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Starbucks Coffee, 17850 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley.
"Coffee with a Cop" is an opportunity for community members to enjoy a cup of coffee with their police officers and discuss... View Article