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June 3, 2010
A Huntington Beach woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning to kidnapping her 4-year-old daughter from a Newport Beach restaurant, prosecutors said. Angela Marie Aiton, 34, is charged with felony child stealing and a sentencing enhancement for a 2005 prior conviction for residential burglary, prosecutors said. The court also approved a protective order Wednesday prohibiting any contact with her daughter. Aiton faces a maximum sentence of eight years in prison. Aiton had dinner May 28 with her daughter and her daughter's foster father at the Cheesecake Factory in Fashion Island.
LOCAL
April 29, 2010
A man wanted in connection with a 2002 kidnapping in Huntington Beach was arrested Friday. Nasir Kamarudin Shamsi, 48, was arrested after failing to show up to court in December, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s arrest log. Shamsi was allegedly involved with five other men in the kidnapping of 37-year-old Sohiel Daliri for ransom in 2002. The five others have been convicted and sentenced for the crime. Daliri was abducted from his home March 18, 2002, and held against his will for more than two weeks in various locations around Orange County and Los Angeles.
NEWS
April 11, 2002
Bryce Alderton With five men already charged in the alleged kidnapping a 37-year-old Huntington Beach man, police are now looking for a sixth suspect. Huntington Beach Police issued a $250,000 warrant for the arrest of 42-year-old Scott Douglas Burns of Vista, this week in connection with the kidnapping of Sohiel Daliri. Burns is described as 6-foot-2 and weighing 200 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes, said Sgt. Gary Meza with the Huntington Beach Police Department.
LOCAL
By Michael Alexander | March 21, 2008
Huntington Beach police said Friday they have arrested a suspect in an alleged kidnapping and found a Huntington Beach woman unharmed. At 12:50 p.m. Thursday, Tanya Marie Silva, 31, Huntington Beach, was assaulted and forced into a 2007 or 2008 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck in the 16700 block of Algonquin Street, police said. Detectives found her and the suspect, ex-boyfriend Albert George Muesse Jr., 37, Cypress, at a motel about 9 p.m, Lt. Craig Bryant said. After interviewing both people, detectives arrested Muesse on suspicion of kidnapping, Bryant said.
LOCAL
April 1, 2010
Huntington Beach police are looking for a man suspected to be involved in a 2002 kidnapping of a 37-year-old Surf City man. Police are looking for Nasir Kamarudin Shamsi, 48, after he failed to show up to court for a bail hearing Dec. 14. Shamsi is one of six people allegedly involved in kidnapping Sohiel Daliri for ransom in 2002. The five other men have been convicted and sentenced for the kidnapping. Shamsi made bail and the case has been continued over the years, until he failed to show up in December and a warrant for his arrest was issued, officials said.
LOCAL
By Michael Alexander | March 20, 2008
Huntington Beach police are looking for help finding the victim of a reported kidnapping. At 12:50 p.m. Thursday, victim Tanya Marie Silva, 31, Huntington Beach, was assaulted and forced into a 2007 or 2008 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck in the 16700 block of Algonquin Street, police said. Silva is described as 5-foot-3, 102 pounds, with blond hair and brown eyes. Police named Silva’s ex-boyfriend Albert George Muesse Jr., 37, Cypress, as a suspect. He is described as about 6-foot-2-inches in height, 235 pounds, with brown hair and eyes.
LOCAL
February 4, 2010
The third trial for a man twice convicted of killing a 12-year-old Huntington Beach girl continues. Rodney James Alcala, 66, has been convicted twice for the kidnapping and murder of 12-year-old Robin Samsoe, but both convictions were thrown out on appeal. Alcala is standing trial for the third time for the murder of Robin and now four Los Angeles women. He is charged with a series of murder and kidnapping charges with enhancements for rape, intent to inflict torture, intent to kill during burglary and kidnapping from the late 1970s, according to court documents.
NEWS
January 11, 2010
Opening statements began today for a man twice convicted of murdering a 12-year-old Huntington Beach girl. Rodney James Alcala’s first two convictions were overturned by the appeals courts. He is on trial for the murder of Robin Samsoe and four Los Angeles women. He is charged with a series of murder and kidnapping charges and enhancements for rape, intent to inflict torture, intent to kill during burglary and kidnapping from the late 1970s, according to court documents.
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NEWS
January 12, 2011
A Huntington Beach woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to kidnapping her 4-year-old daughter from a Newport Beach restaurant last spring. Angela Marie Aiton, 34, was sentenced to 123 days in jail and three years' probation after pleading guilty to felony child stealing, according to court records. She also must attend the court's Steps to Achieve Recovery Together program, according to records. Aiton had dinner May 28 with her daughter and her daughter's foster father at the Cheesecake Factory in Fashion Island, officials said.
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NEWS
June 3, 2010
A Huntington Beach woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning to kidnapping her 4-year-old daughter from a Newport Beach restaurant, prosecutors said. Angela Marie Aiton, 34, is charged with felony child stealing and a sentencing enhancement for a 2005 prior conviction for residential burglary, prosecutors said. The court also approved a protective order Wednesday prohibiting any contact with her daughter. Aiton faces a maximum sentence of eight years in prison. Aiton had dinner May 28 with her daughter and her daughter's foster father at the Cheesecake Factory in Fashion Island.
LOCAL
April 29, 2010
A man wanted in connection with a 2002 kidnapping in Huntington Beach was arrested Friday. Nasir Kamarudin Shamsi, 48, was arrested after failing to show up to court in December, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s arrest log. Shamsi was allegedly involved with five other men in the kidnapping of 37-year-old Sohiel Daliri for ransom in 2002. The five others have been convicted and sentenced for the crime. Daliri was abducted from his home March 18, 2002, and held against his will for more than two weeks in various locations around Orange County and Los Angeles.
NEWS
April 9, 2010
Authorities are looking for an unknown male wanted on suspicion of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman from Golden West College in Huntington Beach. The man is described as a white male with a completely shaved head, a small amount of brown hair on his chin and a chubby build. The man is in his mid-30s to early 40s, 5 feet 8 to 6 feet, and was wearing blue jeans and a white or gray T-shirt. He was driving a black, newer model, four-door sedan with dark interior in clean condition.
LOCAL
April 1, 2010
Huntington Beach police are looking for a man suspected to be involved in a 2002 kidnapping of a 37-year-old Surf City man. Police are looking for Nasir Kamarudin Shamsi, 48, after he failed to show up to court for a bail hearing Dec. 14. Shamsi is one of six people allegedly involved in kidnapping Sohiel Daliri for ransom in 2002. The five other men have been convicted and sentenced for the kidnapping. Shamsi made bail and the case has been continued over the years, until he failed to show up in December and a warrant for his arrest was issued, officials said.
LOCAL
February 4, 2010
The third trial for a man twice convicted of killing a 12-year-old Huntington Beach girl continues. Rodney James Alcala, 66, has been convicted twice for the kidnapping and murder of 12-year-old Robin Samsoe, but both convictions were thrown out on appeal. Alcala is standing trial for the third time for the murder of Robin and now four Los Angeles women. He is charged with a series of murder and kidnapping charges with enhancements for rape, intent to inflict torture, intent to kill during burglary and kidnapping from the late 1970s, according to court documents.
LOCAL
January 14, 2010
Opening statements began Monday for a man twice convicted of murdering a 12-year-old Huntington Beach girl. Rodney James Alcala’s first two convictions were overturned by the appeals courts. He is on trial for the murder of Robin Samsoe and four Los Angeles women. He faces a series of murder and kidnapping charges and enhancements for rape, intent to inflict torture, intent to kill during burglary and kidnapping from the late 1970s, according to court documents. Alcala pleaded not guilty or denied all charges.
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