OCDA: No Foul Play in Man's Death After Brawl With Orange Policemen
September 6, 2019
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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