OCSD Newsroom Headlines

March 29, 2018 
Thanks to RapidDNA and fast-acting Investigators a second-degree robbery suspect is behind bars

News ImageThe Rapid DNA Program quickly provided the identity of a felon charged with robbing a donut shop cashier in Mission Viejo at knifepoint.


March 27, 2018 
NEWS RELEASE: SB 54 prompts Sheriff’s Department to publicly post inmate release dates

SANTA ANA, Ca. (Mar. 26, 2018) – Beginning today, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department will make publicly available inmate release dates through the existing “Who’s in Jail” online database. This action will enhance communication between the Sheriff’s Department and our law enforcement partners to remove dangerous offenders from our community.


March 21, 2018 
Scam Smart: Selling Items Online

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Looking to sell that old couch on Craigslist? Read this first.


March 12, 2018 
Man arrested for three felonies after attempting to defraud rental car company

News ImageA 22-year-old man was arrested after attempting to defraud a rental car company Sunday night.


March 7, 2018 
NEWS RELEASE: Distracted Driving Enforcement in Mission Viejo Friday

The Orange County Sheriff's Department Traffic Division will target distracted drivers with enhanced patrol efforts on Friday.


March 6, 2018 
NEWS RELEASE: DUI Checkpoint in Mission Viejo on Friday

The Orange County Sheriff's Department Traffic Division will hold a DUI checkpoint in Mission Viejo on Friday.


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