Placentia Launches City Fire DepartmentFor the past 23 years, the city contracted with the Orange County Fire Authority.
Police: 3 Men Who Believed They Were Taking Cocaine Overdose On FentanylThe men confirmed to the officers that they had ingested the powder believing it to be cocaine.
Arrest Made In Road Rage Attack That Critically Injured Motorcyclist, Broke Pedestrian's LegPolice say the driver of a dark blue Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck purposely clipped the rear tire of a motorcyclist, sending the rider flying into a retaining wall and the motorcycle onto a sidewalk where it hit a pedestrian whose leg was broken in the impact.
2 SUVs Slam Into Placentia Goodwill StoreTwo SUVs involved in a crash in a Placentia parking lot wound up slamming through the front of a Goodwill store, leaving five people with minor injuries, including an 88-year-old woman behind the wheel of one of the vehicles.
Search Continues For Stabbing Suspect Who Attacked Off-Duty Fullerton OfficerA suspect was taken into custody late Saturday but police determined 19-year-old parolee James Carrera was not involved in the Saturday afternoon incident.
Off-Duty Fullerton Police Officer Stabbed By AssailantThe officer was attacked with some type of sharp object, authorities said.
Police: Transient Broke Into Placentia Home To Take A ShowerOfficers were called out to the 1000 block of Powell Drive at about 7:30 a.m. after the elderly female homeowner, who was the only person in the house, woke up to the sound of the shower running.
Local Public Library Now Offering Drones, Violins, Leaf Blowers And More For Check OutFrom drones and violins to a popcorn machine and snow cone maker, the Placentia Library is offering those with a library card the opportunity to check out dozens of items and gadgets.
Former LAPD, Placentia Officer Suspected In Bay Area Bank RobberyPolice say Jennifer Rae McClary disguised herself as a man when she handed a teller a note and demanded money at a bank in Danville.
Placentia Man Arrested On DUI Charges For 9th Time Since 2011The suspect has eight convictions over the past six years.
Authorities Seek Missing Woman, 2-Year-Old Nephew From PlacentiaAuthorities said foul play is not suspected in their disappearance.