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Newport Beach Bail Bonds for Identity Theft

March 12, 2018 Comments Off on Newport Beach Bail Bonds for Identity Theft posted by: corey
 

The idea that someone you care for has been arrested and charged with identity theft can be as confusing as it is stressful.

Identity theft is typically charged as a violation of 530.5 PC and this charge can be used in number of situations. For example, if someone tries to use another person’s credit card without their permission, they can be charged with identity theft. Or if someone tries to open a credit account, obtain a state ID or sign a rental agreement using someone else’s information, they can be charged with identity theft.

Identity theft charges can be very serious, so if you know someone who has been arrested on suspicion of ID theft, you’ll want to contact an experienced Newport Beach bondsman as quickly as possible.

When you contact our office, you’ll be directly connected to Newport Beach bail bonds agent who can help you with the bail bonds application over the phone.  Once the application is complete and payment arrangements have been made, an agent will be sent to the Newport Beach Jail to post the defendant’s bail bonds.

For more information, or to speak with a Newport Beach Jail bail bonds agent, call our office now at 888-227-5266.

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Newport Beach Police Department to Get $500k Upgrade

February 28, 2018 Comments Off on Newport Beach Police Department to Get $500k Upgrade posted by: corey
 

Sources within the Newport Beach Police Department have confirmed the NPBD headquarters will soon get a $500,000 renovation.

The contract to revamp the interior of the building was approved by the City Council earlier this month; the last major remodel to the building took place in 1985.

The contract was awarded to TL Veterans Construction Inc. and includes $8,000 for incidentals, $50,200 for contingencies and nearly $497,000 for construction costs.

The project is expected to begin in April, although it’s not immediately clear how long it will take for the renovation to be complete.

It’s not believed that the Newport Beach PD jail facilities will be upgraded as part of the current contract. The Newport Beach Jail is a temporary holding facility that detains pre-trial inmates prior to their arraignment. If a defendant is not released from court, they’ll be transferred to the Orange County Main Jail for more permanent housing.

Newport Beach bail bonds can be posted 24-hours a day, 7-days a week.

Original article: Newport Beach police HQ to get half-million-dollar makeover

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Newport Beach Police Remind Residents Golf Carts are Not Always Street Legal

January 12, 2018 Comments Off on Newport Beach Police Remind Residents Golf Carts are Not Always Street Legal posted by: corey
 

A spokesperson for the Newport Beach Police Department is reminding residents that driving a low-speed vehicle (aka, golf cart) on city streets might be legal– depending on which street they’re being driven on.

Low speed vehicles, the spokesperson said, are limited to streets that have a posted speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less. Anyone who is caught driving a low-speed vehicle on streets with faster speed limits could be cited.

If police determine the driver is operating a low-speed vehicle while possibly under the influence of drugs or alcohol, the driver could be arrested on suspicion of DUI. (In 2017 a Florida woman was arrested on DUI charges after passersby saw her riding horseback, and swerving all over the side of a road.)

For more information on which types of vehicles are permitted on the road, contact the Newport Beach Police Department.

Original article: Golf carts not street legal in Newport Beach, cops say

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Newport Beach Police Department Mounted Unit Gets Another Horse

October 16, 2017 Comments Off on Newport Beach Police Department Mounted Unit Gets Another Horse posted by: corey
 

Representatives from the Newport Beach Police Department have confirmed they’ve added a fourth horse to its mounted unit.

The search for the new steed has been ongoing, a spokesperson said, since a one of their horses, which had developed severe health problems, was put down earlier this year.

The newest steed-officer is 8-years-old and has been named Bullseye, after the toy horse in the “Toy Story” movies.

News reports confirm that Bullseye’s previous job was “ponying thoroughbred racehorses off the track.”

His handler has described the horse as having a calm demeanor, which made him an ideal candidate for the mounted unit. Bullseye will still need to undergo training but it’s believed he will fit in nicely with the Newport Beach Police Department.

Police Officer Shawn Dugan, who works for the mounted unit, said he’s excited to have a new partner.

Original article: Newport Beach adds fourth police horse to its mounted unit

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Man Convicted in Yacht Theft Re-Arrested on Same Boat

October 4, 2017 Comments Off on Man Convicted in Yacht Theft Re-Arrested on Same Boat posted by: corey
 

A man who was sentenced in 2014 for stealing a $3 million yacht has been re-arrested, police say, but the real clincher in the new case is that the man was arrested for trespassing on the same boat he stole three years ago.

The suspect, who has been identified as 35-year-old Richard Rodriguez, has since pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor trespassing charge. He’s been sentenced to serve three weeks in jail with an additional three years informal probation.

Rodriguez’s first encounter with the boat came in 2014 when it was docked at Newport Harbor. He decided he wanted to take it for a joyride but he ran into some trouble with the docks; he then called the harbor police for help and eventually, they helped escort him, and the vessel, out to sea.

He was arrested the following day after the yacht was reported stolen.

As for the current arrest, that came after Newport Beach Police Department officials received word he was back on the same boat. Although he was initially charged on suspicion of grand theft of a boat, prosecutors said they didn’t have enough evidence to charge him with that crime, which is why they prosecuted him on the trespassing charge, instead.

Original article: Man convicted in 2014 yacht theft heads back to jail after he’s found on the same boat again

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Labor Day Weekend Bail Bonds in Newport Beach

August 28, 2017 Comments Off on Labor Day Weekend Bail Bonds in Newport Beach posted by: corey
 

Tens of thousands of people vacation in Newport Beach every year and Labor Day weekend in not an exception.  If you and your family plan to celebrate in Orange County, you’ll want to keep several things in mind…

Should someone get arrested, you’ll want to contact an expert bondsman in Newport Beach to help ensure your loved one can get out of jail fast.  Newport Beach bail bonds (aka Newport Beach jail bonds) can be posted 24-hours a day, 365-days a year, weekends and holidays included.

If you need Orange County bail bonds assistance, we can help.  Call our office now at 888-224-5266 to speak with an Orange County bondsman in our area. All calls are handled confidentially and consultations are always free. Payment plans are available to those who qualify and we accept many forms of payment including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and debit cards.

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Newport Beach Bail Bonds for Misdemeanor Charges

June 5, 2017 Comments Off on Newport Beach Bail Bonds for Misdemeanor Charges posted by: corey
 

If you’ve learned that a friend, family member or loved one has been arrested by the Newport Beach Police Department, you’ll want to contact an Orange County bondsman as quickly as possible.

Our company can help you with bail bonds for misdemeanor charges at any time, day or night, weekends and holidays included. We can also help you learn whether the defendant is going to be released on his or her own recognizance (OR), and whether you’ll need to hire a bondsman in Orange County to help secure their release from custody.

If you need help getting someone out of the Newport Beach Jail, we can help. When you call our office, you’ll speak directly with a bondsman in Orange County, CA. All calls are handled confidentially and consultations are always free. Payment plans are available to those who qualify and we accept many forms of payment including debit and credit cards, cash and in some cases, personal check.

Call us now at 888-224-5266 to speak with a licensed Newport Beach bail bonds agent you can trust.

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Fastest Bail Bonds in Newport Beach

February 3, 2017 Comments Off on Fastest Bail Bonds in Newport Beach posted by: corey
 

If someone you care for has been arrested by a member of the Newport Beach Police Department, you’ll want to contact a Newport Beach bail bonds company as quickly as possible.

The good news, is that Newport Beach bail bonds can be posted 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, which is why you’ll want to contact a Newport Beach bail bondsman as soon as you learn the defendant has been taken into custody.

When you call our office, you’ll be directly connected to an Orange County bail bonds agent who will be able to answer any and all questions you have about how bail works.  We can walk you through the bail bonds application in a matter of minutes, and we can even send your bail bonds documents to you electronically.  You’ll have the ability to e-sign these documents using a smart phone, tablet or computer.

For more information on how fast Newport Beach bail bonds work call our office now at 888-224-5266.

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Suspected Arsonist Arrested By Newport Beach PD

August 12, 2016 Comments Off on Suspected Arsonist Arrested By Newport Beach PD posted by: corey
 

Police in Newport Beach say they’ve arrested a man who they believe is responsible for setting two fires in an area along the Pacific Coast Highway earlier this month.

The suspect, who has since been identified as 37-year-old Matthew Brady, was booked into the Newport Jail on suspicion of arson. His bail bonds amount was not immediately clear; it’s also unclear as to whether Brady will face any additional charges.

The fires, according to a report by OCRegister.com, were all set using matches.  Authorities have not said how they came to identify Brady as their primary suspect but they have said they don’t believe he was under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time these crimes were committed.

Anyone who believes they have information that could assist in the investigation of this case is asked to contact the Newport Beach PD.

Original article: Man arrested on suspicion of starting two fires along Pacific Coast Highway

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Newport Beach PD Helps Reunite Dog With Its Rightful Owner

May 23, 2016 Comments Off on Newport Beach PD Helps Reunite Dog With Its Rightful Owner posted by: corey
 

A spokesperson for the Newport Beach Police Department has confirmed that the department helped reunite a missing, pure-bred dog with its rightful owner.

The microchopped dog ran away on April 21, according to a report by NBC Los Angeles, and although the pup’s owner saw a woman walk toward him, and pick him up, they quickly disappeared.

Lou Gotowski started hanging up posters– and even created a Facebook page– that offered up a reward for his dog’s safe return.  His friends eventually found the missing Havanese pup on an adoption website.   Gotowski said he tried calling the rescue group but they took his dog’s ad down as soon as he reached out.

They rescue group eventually agreed to bring the dog to the Newport Beach PD to do the exchange.  They initially asked Gotowski to reimburse them $525, which is what they paid to neuter his dog. It’s not immediately clear whether he needed to write a check in order to get the pup back.  Animal control was onsite, the article notes, and a quick scan of the dog’s microchip confirmed that Gotowski was the rightful owner.

Original article: Lost dog reunited with owner after popping up on adoption ad

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