News ReleaseCity of Irvine
Public Information Office

1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606
(949) 724-6077

3/23/2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #031606
Subject :

Property Showing – Possible Stolen Construction Equipment - Updated Address Correction
Contact :Lt. Jeff Love, Press Information Officer    (949) 724-7112
    jlove@ci.irvine.ca.us

IRVINE, CAOn February 21, 2006, Detectives from the Irvine Police Department recovered construction site equipment and gardening equipment at a storage locker in the city of Pacoima, California. Detectives believe these items were possibly stolen during various commercial burglaries throughout Orange County. Some of the items include: generators, pipe benders, table saws, lawnmowers, and edge trimmers.

 

The Irvine Police Department will be conducting a property showing at the:

 

Public Storage located at 13300 Paxton Street (AT Herrick), Pacoima, on Wednesday March 22 and Thursday March 23, 2006 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

 

If you are a recent victim of a construction site theft or landscaping theft, please check the Irvine Police website at:

 

http://www.ci.irvine.ca.us/ipd/divisions/investigations/property_0602485.asp

 

to view photos of all of the items that were seized. If you see an item on the webpage that you are able to identify as belonging to you and you have a police report that shows this item has been reported stolen to a Police Agency, please contact Irvine Police Department Detective Scott McClellan at 949-724-7245 or Detective Joe Monroe at 949-724-7174 for an appointment to view the property.  The showing will be done by appointment only.

Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 231,117, spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park – the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century.  For more information, please visit cityofirvine.org.

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