Tag Archives: Anaheim

The Anaheim Police were called out to Downtown Disney to investigate discarded clothing


The Anaheim Police were recently called to Disneyland when a flock of geese pooped on about 40 guests. Apparently they were also called when an unknown object was found in a tree near Downtown Disney the afternoon of Tuesday, June 3, according to the O.C. Register.

The Anaheim police set up a perimeter while they investigated the object, restricting access to some areas near the ESPN Zone.  Continue reading

Anaheim HazMat responded to a mass pooping incident at Disneyland on Friday night


Anaheim Fire & Rescue responded to reports of a Mass Casualty HazMat incident at Disneyland just before 9:00 p.m. on Friday night. Initial reports were that someone threw human feces on as many as 40 guests who were standing in the hub on Main Street.

Once APD and AF&R personnel were on scene, it was quickly determined the guests had actually been the victims of a flock of geese which flew overhead. A total of 17 people, 11 adults and 6 juveniles were impacted. Continue reading

Mickey and Friends Parking Structure fire update


Fire at Mickey and Friends Parking Structure

The investigation into last night’s fire at the Mickey and Friends parking structure has narrowed the origin between two vehicles, a 2015 Toyota Prius and a 2001 Ford Expedition.

The area of origin is believed to be in either the cargo area of the Prius where the battery is located or the engine compartment of the Expedition, which were within three feet of each other. Continue reading

Foul play not suspected in Mickey and Friends parking structure fire at Disneyland


Fire at Mickey and Friends Parking Structure

ANAHEIM, CA – (February 13, 2017) – Anaheim Fire & Rescue responded to the Mickey and Friends parking structure around 4:37 pm regarding a vehicle fire. The first units on scene reported heavy smoke and several vehicles fully involved in flames on the second level of the structure. Firefighters quickly attacked the fire and obtained knock down in less than 30 minutes.

Eight vehicles suffered extensive damage and another one to three vehicles had minor damage from the radiant heat. The Mickey and Friends parking structure was evacuated for approximately three hours while the smoke was cleared from the structure. Continue reading

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

Disneyland Dreamers & Doers applications open in September


Disneyland Dreamers and Doers

Disneyland Dreamers & Doers Applications Open in September

By: O.C. Supervisor Lisa Bartlett

In honor of the 60th Diamond Anniversary Celebration, Disneyland Resort is proud to launch the Disneyland Resort Dreamers & Doers program. Deeply rooted in Disney’s commitment to supporting youth and the community, Disneyland Resort Dreamers & Doers celebrates the power of possibility and the youth who take action to improve their community, home or school.

The Disneyland Resort strives to drive positive change through four focus areas: Live Healthier, Strengthen Community, Conserve Nature and Think Creatively. We invite Orange County high school students to share their stories of how they are taking action for a brighter tomorrow in these four focus areas: Continue reading

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


OCDA Seal

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

Man who molested girls at Disneyland and Knott’s to be re-committed as an SVP


OCDA Seal

Orange County District Attorney Press Release

For Immediate Release, Case # M-12143: August 21, 2013

CHILD MOLESTER WHO MOLESTED TWO GIRLS TO BE RE-COMMITTED AS SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATOR

SANTA ANA – A child molester will be re-committed to a state mental hospital as a Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) after a unanimous jury found today that the offender is a continued threat to children and the community. The Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) filed a petition to have Carlos Dominguez, 65, committed as an SVP based on his prior convictions of sexual assaults against a 10-year-old female family relative and a 10-year-old daughter of a family friend. Continue reading