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Santa Ana Police Department
Monday May 23rd, 2022 :: 01:29 p.m. PDT


SAPD Officers respond to a traffic collision, which lead to the finding of incendiary devices in a vehicle

Officers responded to a traffic collision near Taft Elementary School. The suspect vehicle drove onto the sidewalk striking 3 children. The children were taken to the hospital and are in stable condition. Investigation revealed the suspect had trespassed into Taft Elementary just before the collision and was escorted off campus. During the search of the suspects vehicle, a suspicious incendiary device was located. OC Bomb Squad was requested and during their search of the vehicle, 3 additional incendiary devices were located. The campus was cleared and has resumed its normal schedule. 

Santa Ana PD is collaborating with SAUSD PD, as well as with OCSD during this investigation.

Santa Ana Police Department
60 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 714-834-4211

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