OCSD Newsroom Headlines

November 16, 2017 
Holiday Safety – It’s Shopping Season, Help Prevent Package Theft

News ImageWith the holiday season quickly approaching, and Black Friday and Cyber Monday around thecorner, chances are you are starting to order presents over the phone, viathe Internet, or by mail. Here are some tips you can follow to keep your presents safefrom lurking porch pirates.


November 9, 2017 
MEDIA ADVISORY: OC Sheriffs ‘Push 20’ on Veterans Day to Raise Awareness for Veteran Suicide Prevention

Members of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department willdrop and

complete 20 pushups in unison to raise awareness, and funds, for

veteran suicide prevention.


November 8, 2017 
NEWS RELEASE: DUI Checkpoint in Laguna Hills this Weekend

LAGUNA HILLS, Ca. (Nov. 8, 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.


November 6, 2017 
NEWS RELEASE: OCSD arrests LA man who threatened ‘killing spree’ in YouTube videos

ALISO VIEJO, Ca. (Nov. 6, 2017) – A 39-year-old man who threatened a staff member at Soka University through bizarre email exchanges and a YouTube channel rant was arrested early Friday, Nov. 3, on suspicion of criminal threats.


November 2, 2017 
NEWS RELEASE: OCSD Coroner remembers the unidentified dead in honor of Dia de los Muertos

SANTA ANA, Ca. (Nov. 1, 2017) – In recognition of Dia de los Muertos, a holiday to remember friends and family members who have died, the Orange County Sheriff Coroner is remembering some of their unidentified decedents from over the years and requesting the public’s assistance to get them identified.


October 31, 2017 
OCSD joins Halloween fun at CHOC Children's

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Padding down the corridor and stopping at an inviting-looking table, a tiny Donatello stretched to his tiptoes to get a better look at the candy selection.

This trick-or-treating spot was the equivalent to that home on the block that skips the mini versions of the best chocolate bars and instead hands out the full-size ones.

Deputy Pete Chavez dumped not one, but two, adult-sized handfuls of candy into a Halloween-themed pillowcase candy bag that was nearly as big as the trick-or-treater soliciting sweets.


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