Category Archives: Anaheim Police

A man died after jumping off the Mickey and Friends parking structure on Friday morning


The Mickey and Friends Parking Structure, Photo Courtesy of Yelp

The Mickey and Friends Parking Structure, Photo Courtesy of Yelp

An unidentified man jumped to his death off a parking structure near Disneyland Park just past 2 a.m. on Friday, at the Mickey and Friends parking structure located at 1313 S. Disneyland Drive, according to the O.C. Coroner.

The man was taken to the UCI Medical Center, in Orange, where he died at 3:08 a.m. on Friday morning, according to the O.C. Register. Continue reading

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Bay Area probation officer on vacation at Disneyland charged with possession of cocaine and a live gun


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ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE

Case # 15NF1743

Date: June 26, 2015

JUVENILE CORRECTIONS OFFICER ON FAMILY VACATION TO DISNEYLAND CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF COCAINE AND LOADED FIREARM

FULLERTON – A juvenile corrections officer was charged today with possession of cocaine and a loaded firearm after leaving both in a hotel room he checked out of during a family vacation to Disneyland. Robert Dandrea Minor, 51, Hercules, CA, is charged with one felony count of possession of a controlled substance with a firearm. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of four years in state prison. The defendant is not in custody and the People will be requesting he be held on $25,000 bail at his scheduled arraignment on July 29, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. in Department N-3, North Justice Center.

Minor is a juvenile corrections officer for the Probation Department in San Francisco. Continue reading

Disney Half Marathon will prompt temporary road closures in Anaheim


Disney half marathon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media contact:  Ruth Ruiz, (714) 765-5060 office, (714) 420-7797 cell

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES IN ANAHEIM AUG. 31-SEPT. 1

Annual Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend brings thousands of visitors to Anaheim

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 26, 2013) The 2013 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend will take place in Anaheim Aug. 31-Sept. 1, and thousands of new visitors and familiar friends will be in town to participate in the family-friendly weekend as part of the runDisney event series.  Over the course of the race weekend Anaheim residents may see additional runners along City streets in preparation for the 5K, 10K and Half Marathon races. Continue reading

Former Disney machinist now faces sex crime charges for assaulting fourth victim


Bryan William Anast

Orange County District Attorney  Press Release

For Immediate Release,  Case # 13WF0931: August 29, 2013

FORMER AMUSEMENT PARK WORKER PREVIOUSLY CHARGED WITH SEX CRIMES AGAINST THREE YOUNG GIRLS FACES NEW CHARGES FOR SEXUALLY ASSAULTING FOURTH MINOR FEMALE VICTIM

*OCDA is seeking the public’s help identifying potential additional victims

SANTA ANA – The Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) filed new charges against a former amusement park worker for sexually assaulting a fourth minor female victim with new additional charges for the sexual assault of Jane Doe #1. The defendant was previously charged with sexually assaulting Jane Doe #1, a female relative, Jane Doe #2, the 7-year-old daughter of a family friend, and Jane Doe #3, another female relative. Bryan William Anast, 45, Corona was charged yesterday, Aug. 28, 2013, with five felony counts of lewd acts on a child under 14, one felony count of forcible lewd act on a child under 14, one felony count of aggravated sexual assault of a child, and one felony count of producing child pornography. Continue reading

Did a drone buzz Disney’s California Adventures last week?


Disney Drone

According to a Disney Resort employee who asked not to be identified, a small drone zipped around the California Adventure theme park late last week, as reported by the Lake Forest Patch.

The FAA and various government agencies had nothing to say about the report, according to LA Observed. Continue reading

Man gets 8 years for illegally importing fake Disney pins from China to sell online


Larry James Allred

Larry James Allred

Orange County District Attorney Press Release
For Immediate Release, Case # 11NF1191: July 15, 2013

MAN SENTENCED TO EIGHT YEARS IN PRISON FOR ILLEGALLY IMPORTING COUNTERFEIT DISNEY PINS FROM CHINA TO SELL OVER THE INTERNET

*Co-defendant was sentenced to one year in jail and three years formal probation

SANTA ANA – A man was sentenced today to eight years in state prison and ordered to pay $201,000 in restitution for illegally importing counterfeit collectible Disney pins from China and selling them over the Internet. Larry James Allred, 58, Walnut, pleaded guilty to a court offer to one felony count of trademark infringement with sentencing enhancements for property loss of over $200,000. He has a 1975 prior strike conviction for rape and a 1978 prior strike conviction for kidnapping and rape. Continue reading

Former Disney machinist faces an additional charge of molesting a 7-year old girl


Bryan William Anast

Orange County District Attorney, Press Release
For Immediate Release, Case # 13WF1859: July 2, 2013

FORMER AMUSEMENT PARK WORKER PREVIOUSLY CHARGED WITH SEX CRIMES AGAINST YOUNG GIRL RELATIVE FACES ADDITIONAL CHARGES FOR SEXUALLY ASSAULTING 7-YEAR-OLD FAMILY FRIEND

*The OCDA is seeking the public’s help identifying potential additional victims

WESTMINSTER– Additional charges have been filed against a man for sexually assaulting the 7-year-old daughter of a family friend. The defendant was previously charged with sexually assaulting a female child relative. Bryan William Anast, 45, Corona, was charged today for Jane Doe #2 with two felony counts of lewd acts on a child under 14 with a sentencing enhancement for sex crimes against multiple victims. He was previously charged for Jane Doe #1 with three felony counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child and three felony counts of forcible lewd acts on a child under 14. Anast is also charged with one felony count of possession and control of child pornography. If convicted on all counts, he now faces a maximum sentence of 78 years to life in state prison and mandatory lifetime sex offender registration. The defendant is being held on $1 million bail and is expected to be arraigned on the new charges today, July 2, 2013, in Department W-1, West Justice Center, Westminster. The time is to be determined. Continue reading