OCDA: No Foul Play in Man's Death After Brawl With Orange Policemen
Updated: Aug 12
Orange policeman Anthony Castañeda patrolled the city during the early morning hours of January 31 when he caught a glimpse of a man walking in the street. The officer made a brief stop at Circle S Food Market on Chapman Avenue before getting into his patrol car again. Castañeda saw the man in the street again and decided to pull over to check on his well-being.
After initially running away, Jose Albert Aguirre complied with the officer’s questioning, providing his name and politely stating he wasn’t on probation or parole. But the civility proved short-lived in what became a fatal encounter with police.
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