OCSD Newsroom Headlines

January 22, 2020 
NEWS RELEASE: Attempt to identify suspect of kidnap and assault in Aliso Viejo park

News ImageALISO VIEJO, Ca. (January 21, 2020) – Orange County Sheriff’s Department investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect who assaulted and kidnapped a 22-year-old female victim in Aliso Viejo yesterday at approximately 6 p.m.


January 22, 2020 
NEWS RELEASE: DUI Checkpoint in Laguna Niguel Friday

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Ca. (Jan. 22, 2020) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, Jan. 24, from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. at an undisclosed location in the city of Laguna Niguel.


January 15, 2020 
NEWS RELEASE: Homicide investigation in San Juan Capistrano, suspect in custody

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Ca. (January 15, 2020) – At approximately 10 p.m. on Jan. 14, Orange County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to a residential area in the 26000 block of Cedar Grove Court in the city of San Juan Capistrano after multiple calls of a domestic disturbance.


January 15, 2020 
NEWS RELEASE: Distracted driving enforcement scheduled for San Clemente

SAN CLEMENTE, Ca. (January 15, 2020) – Distracted driving is a dangerous and illegal behavior the Sheriff’s Department is working to deter drivers from doing.


January 15, 2020 
NEWS RELEASE: OCSD to hold motorcycle enforcement in Laguna Hills

LAGUNA HILLS, Ca. (Jan. 15, 2020) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will have extra deputies out onpatrol Saturday, Jan. 18, looking for violations made by drivers andmotorcyclists that increase the risk of crashes.


January 14, 2020 
NEWS RELEASE: Life-saving efforts spike while in-custody deaths decrease in OC jails

SANTA ANA, Ca. (January 14, 2020) – In 2019, custody and Correctional Health Services staff at the Orange County jail deployed Naloxone in an effort to save inmates’ lives a record 123 times to 70 inmates. Compared to the 2018 totals of 39 deployments to 32 inmates, the jump in incidents has been significant. This marks a three-year high, a benchmark that reflects the alarming increase in opioid abuse and overdoses nationwide.


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