Across the Area

DUI alleged in fatal accident

DRUNK DRIVING is suspected in a fatal crash in Anaheim (Shutterstock).

One person was killed and three other people injured in an alleged drunk driving incident Sunday in Anaheim.

According to the APD, a Nissan Murano went through a red light at the intersection of West Ball Road and South Magnolia Avenue around 1:50 a.m. and struck a Honda Accord sedan occupied by four men. One of them – identified only as a 49-year-old male – who was seated in the back seat at the time of the crash was pronounced dead at the scene. The three others were hospitalized with minor injuries.

The driver of the Nissan – identified only as a 28-year-old man – was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. One of the vehicles involved in that collision struck a third automobile, but no one in that Toyota Camry was injured.

Too much stuff at Stanton fire scene

A house with “excessive storage conditions” was the scene of a fire Sunday afternoon in Stanton.

According to the Orange County Fire Authority, the blaze was reported at 12:39 p.m. in the 10900 block of Endry Street, northeast of Katella Avenue and Gilbert Street. There were no injuries reported and it took firefighters 17 minutes to knock down the fire.

Assistance was provided by Anaheim Fire & Rescue.

Illegal drugs seized at traffic stop

DRUGS and money seized by Westminster police (WPD photo).

Westminster Police Department officers making a traffic stop on Saturday seized a variety of illicit drugs and arrested the driver of the vehicle.

According to the WPD, the stop took place along Bushard Street between Hazard Avenue and Bolsa Avenue.

A search of the vehicle revealed one ounce of “meth,” crack cocaine packaged for sale, 25 “Ironman” ecstasy pills and over $4000 in cash. Ecstasy is the “street name” for a pill form of the stimulant methylenedioxymethamphetamine or MDMA for short.

The driver was booked into Orange County Jail in Santa Ana.



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