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News ImageFebruary 16, 2018  OCSD makes 12 arrests in Aliso Viejo DUI checkpointThe Orange County Sheriff’s Department Traffic Division made a dozen arrests and issued my than 40 traffic citations in an overnight checkpoint in Aliso Viejo Friday, Feb. 9.
February 13, 2018  NEWS RELEASE: OCSD arrests fraud suspect, seeks additional victimsSANTA ANA, Ca. (Feb. 13, 2018) - Investigators from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Economic Crimes Unit, in conjunction with the United States Secret Service, have arrested Daniel Lee Case on suspicion of running a forced sale fraud scheme at multiple business resulting in an estimated multi-million dollar loss.
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February 5, 2018  NEWS RELEASE: OCSD traffic investigators arrest felony hit and run suspect

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Ca. (Feb. 5, 2018) - On Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, at approximately 8:50 p.m. Stephen Schenkenberger was struck on his bicycle while crossing Niguel Road from Ridgeway in the City of Laguna Niguel.

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News ImageFebruary 5, 2018  Suspicious subject call yields ID theft arrest and recovery of stolen items

An investigation into a suspicious persons call resulted in the recovery of thousands of dollars of stolen merchandise and the arrest of three suspects.

Deputies at about 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 1, responded to reports of suspicious subjects at Kohl’s in the 22000 block of El Paseo in Rancho Santa Margarita.

February 1, 2018  NEWS RELEASE: Don’t Fumble: Tackle Drunk Driving Before the Clock Starts

SANTA ANA, Ca. (Feb. 1, 2018) - Kickoff on America’s favorite pastime is just about ready to start. For many football fans, when it’s time for Super Bowl LII, everyone’s a fan…and Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department is huddling up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for a special Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk reminder to urge football fans across the nation not to drop the ball on this issue.

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January 31, 2018  OCSD joins OC Humans Relations Commission to promoto #HateFreeOCIt’s the last day of January: How are those New Year’s resolutions holding up for everyone?

The start of the year brings commitments to live healthier lives, so we decided to keep with the theme and commit to creating healthier communities.

We are partnering with the Orange County Human Relations Commission to promote kindness, acceptance and tolerance for a #HateFreeOC.

January 23, 2018  NEWS RELEASE: Orange County Sheriff’s Department Awarded DUID Testing and Research Grant

SANTA ANA,Ca. (Jan. 23, 2018) -TheOrange County Sheriff’s Department – OC Crime Lab has been awarded a $270,000grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for cannabinoidresearch and enhanced drug impaired driving testing. The Orange CountySheriff’s Department will use the funding to facilitate the efficient testingof all blood samples collected in DUI investigations for the presence of drugs,regardless of the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) and conduct cannabinoidresearch.

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News ImageJanuary 19, 2018  NEWS RELEASE: OCSD arrests woman for murder after 2016 vehicle collision

SANTA ANA, Ca. (Jan. 19, 2018) - The Orange County Sheriff’s Department has arrested a woman for murder following a 2016 vehicle collision where she was found to be driving under the influence.

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