OCSD Newsroom Headlines

    June 26, 2017 
    NEWS RELEASE: OCSD Investigators Seeking Info on Child Molest Suspect

    YORBA LINDA, Ca. (May 26, 2017) – Investigators with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Special Victims Detail (SVD) are looking for more information on a man accused of sexually molesting a 13-year-old girl.


    June 13, 2017 
    NEWS REPORT: Sheriff’s Department issues statement on OC Grand Jury Report: “The Myth of the Orange County Jailhouse Informant Program"

    SANTA ANA, Ca. (June 13, 2017)- “The Orange County Sheriff’s Department welcomed the independent review of our jail operations by the Orange County Grand Jury. The report validates many past statements made by Sheriff Sandra Hutchens regarding the use of jailhouse informants and confirms a departmentally sanctioned program does not exist.


    June 12, 2017 
    NEWS RELEASE: DUI Enforcement Operations Planned for June 13

    LAKE FOREST/MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (June 12, 2017) – Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign.DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy from 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, to 2 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, in areas with high frequencies of DUI collisions and/or arrests in the cities of Mission Viejo and Lake Forest.


    June 9, 2017 
    NEWS RELEASE: Improving Motorcycle Safety Aim of OC Sheriff’s Operation

    STANTON, Calif. (June 9, 2017)- The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation Monday, June 12, in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas in Stanton frequented by motorcyclists and where motorcycle crashes occur. Officers will be looking for violations made by drivers and riders alike that can lead to motorcycle crashes. They will be cracking down on both those operating regular vehicles and motorcycles who are violating traffic safety laws.


    June 1, 2017 
    NEWS RELEASE: OC Sheriff To Conduct Bike and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (June 1, 2017) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will step up bike and pedestrian safety enforcement operations throughout the county on Tuesday, June 6, with focused enforcement on collision-causing factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. Deputies will be looking for violations made by drivers, bike riders and pedestrians alike that can lead to life-changing injuries.


    May 30, 2017 
    NEWS RELEASE: DUI Checkpoint in Dana Point this Weekend

    DANA POINT, Ca. (May 30, 2017) – Members of the Orange County Sheriff’s DUI Enforcement Team will hold a DUI and Driver’s License Checkpoint this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers as part of the department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. The checkpoint will be held from 7 p.m. on Friday, June 2, to 3 a.m. Saturday, June 3.


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