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Costa Mesa Police Department
Wednesday October 18th, 2017 :: 12:55 p.m. PDT


Notable arrest: Vehicle burglary

While the Costa Mesa Police Department (CMPD) has not seen an uptick in vehicle burglaries, we would like to highlight this arrest as a reminder that "if you see something, say something." CMPD would also like to thank the vigilant neighbor, who called us to report suspicious activity.

Emergency line: 911
CMPD non-emergency: 714-754-5252

Today, Oct. 18, 2017, at approximately 12:27 a.m., officers responded to the 900 block of Victoria Street regarding a possible vehicle burglary. The caller had contacted police after seeing a male suspect in his neighbor’s vehicle. Officers quickly detained a subject on foot nearby who fit the suspect description.

Kyle McMullin, 25, Costa Mesa, was found to be in possession of a flashlight, backpack, two-way hand held radio, and narcotics, which he attempted to hide. McMullin was subsequently arrested for vehicle burglary, possession of burglary tools, possession of a controlled substance, and destroying or concealing evidence.

Prevention tip: make sure vehicles are locked at night and valuables are not left inside cars overnight.


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

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

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