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News ImageMarch 15, 2019  Citizens critical in apprehension of hit and run suspectsA group of suspects who stole a car and crashed it into a residence in the city of Lake Forest were taken into custody thanks to quick law enforcement response and assistance from engaged residents.
News ImageMarch 15, 2019  Don't Drink and Drive this Holiday WeekendIn 2017, Orange County Sheriff's deputy Jeremy Johnson made a total of 57 DUI arrests. Since the passing of Prop 64, which decriminalized marijuana, DUI drug arrests have increased 40 percent in California. DUI drug arrests now exceed those for DUI alcohol in the United States.
March 13, 2019  NEWS RELEASE: OC Sheriff’s Department launches Dana Point motorcycle safety enforcement

DANA POINT, Calif. (March 13, 2019)- The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation Saturday, March 16, in an effort to lower deaths and injuries.

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March 13, 2019  NEWS RELEASE: OC Sheriff’s Department launches Laguna Hills motorcycle safety enforcement

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (March 13, 2019)- The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation Saturday, March 16, in an effort to lower deaths and injuries.

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March 12, 2019  NEWS RELEASE: OCSD to hold DUI checkpoint St. Patrick’s Day weekend

SANTA ANA, Ca. (March 12, 2019) – St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated by millions across the country, often culminating in parties where drinking is involved. Sadly, this leads to tragedies on our roadways because of drivers who choose to leave parties impaired.

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March 12, 2019  NEWS RELEASE: Homicide in the city of Stanton

SANTA ANA, Ca. (March 8, 2019) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a homicide in the city of Stanton.

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March 11, 2019  NEWS RELEASE: Deceased UCI student cause of death determined, investigation ongoing

SANTA ANA, Ca. (March 11, 2019) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department Coroner Division has determined an official cause of death for UCI student Noah Domingo, 18, of La Crescenta.

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March 6, 2019  International Women's Day
Happy International Women’s Day! This year we wanted to put the spotlight on Donna Boston, Director of the County’s Emergency Management Program. Donna is an incredible asset to the Sheriff’s Department and the County as a whole. Her career in Emergency Management spans 20 years and she specializes in preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery. She oversees the Emergency Management Division that provides emergency management and preparedness services to the unincorporated areas of Orange County and supports the efforts of the Orange County Operational Area.
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