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Costa Mesa Police Department
Tuesday May 7th, 2019 :: 04:04 p.m. PDT


Police and Fire presence on North Newport Blvd. between Fair and Monte Vista, working a barricaded subject. Please avoid area.

Police presence: we are currently at the Regency Inn on Newport Blvd. due to a barricaded  subject with a knife. Crisis Negotiations Team and SWAT, CM Fire & Rescue on scene.

The male subject made suicide threats is in one of the first floor rooms in the hotel. Has a knife. Smoke was seen coming from the room but no fire. We are in contact with the subject seeking a safe resolution.

This is an active scene. And we will update on Twitter as information becomes available.

Street closure - NB Newport Blvd. between Fair/Del Mar and Monte Vista Ave. is closed to traffic. Please avoid the area and find alternate routes.


Costa Mesa Police Department
99 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 714-754-5252

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