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Potential tragedy averted; suspect held

A potential tragedy was averted Sunday night in Garden Grove when police took into custody a man they feared might have a gun and “was full of rage and hate.” 274 more words

Garden Grove

Shooting suspect faces 10 years sentence

The man who allegedly took a rifle from a police car in Garden Grove late Tuesday night and fired one shot now faces a maximum of 10 years and four months in state prison. 225 more words

Garden Grove

9 years in prison for meat cleaver attack

A Garden Grove man was sentenced to nine years in prison Friday for attacking and wounding his wife with a meat cleaver.

According to the Orange County District Attorney’s office, Thang Van Nguyen, 48, received his sentence in Central Justice Center in Santa Ana. 140 more words

Garden Grove

Four suspects facing homicide counts

Four defendants in three separate homicide incidents – two in Westminster and one in Huntington Beach – will be in court for hearings this week, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s office. 127 more words

Huntington Beach

Five years in prison for sex offender

A Garden Grove man was sentenced to five years in state prison this week for sexual abuse of a teenage girl.

According to the Orange County District Attorney’s office, Vincent Daniel Lavello, 53, had earlier pled guilty to three instances of committing lewd acts on a child, as well unlawful sexual intercourse on a 14-year-old girl to whom he served as a mentor. 121 more words

Garden Grove

DNA evidence links GG man to crimes

A 26-year-old Garden Grove man was charged Friday with two felony offenses and three misdemeanors after a DNA search connected him to several thefts.

According to the Orange County District Attorney’s office, David Navor Andrade faces up to nine years and four months in state prison for second degree commercial burglary and forgery, as well as identity theft, mail theft and receiving stolen property. 191 more words

Garden Grove

45 years in prison for dragging death

A 27-year-old Garden Grove woman was sentenced to 45 years to life in state prison Friday in the dragging death of a woman in 2010. 246 more words

Garden Grove