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
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
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
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Christian Barnes, 22, the Disneyland employee accused of setting off two dry ice explosions at the theme park pleaded not guilty on Thursday.
He was charged with a felony count of possession of a destructive device in a public place, according to KTLA News. Continue reading
From the New Anaheim blog
The Orange County District Attorney released a letter today clearing Anaheim police officer Nick Bennallack, who shot and killed a gang member, Manuel Diaz last summer – an event that triggered riots in the shadow of Disneyland.
The finding by the DA set off a firestorm of complaints on news and social media – mainly asserting that there was no way the DA was going to find Bennallack guilty.
But let’s take a step back here for a moment. Why would a cop go to all the trouble of becoming a cop just to blow his career by shooting some unarmed gang banger in the back? Remember that most cops join the police force for the pay and benefits, and because they can be cops without having a college degree. And cops get to retire young, with huge pensions. So why blow all of that over some pelon? Continue reading
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