OCSD Newsroom Headlines

    April 27, 2017 
    OCSD Air Support Unit honored for rescuing 4-year-old kidnapped by man

    News ImageThe sun was setting and their shift ending when the call came in on July 27: A 4-year-old boy reported missing at Santa Ana’s Jerome Park.

    The child was attending a birthday party and, like many of his friends, was running on the playground when he disappeared.


    April 20, 2017 
    NEWS RELEASE: OCSD arrests man suspected of vandalizing vehicles in Rancho Santa Margarita

    RANCHOSANTA MARGARITA, Calif. (April 20, 2017) – Orange County Sheriff’sDepartment deputies on Thursday, April 20, arrested a man suspected ofvandalizing more than 20 vehicles over a five-month period in various locationsin Rancho Santa Margarita.


    April 20, 2017 
    NEWS RELEASE: OC Sheriff's Department Investigating Mission Viejo Homicide

    MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (April 20, 2017) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a double stabbing at a Mission Viejo apartment complex that left one man deceased and another with critical injuries.


    March 17, 2017 
    NEWS RELESASE: OCSD to conduct roving DUI Patrols for St. Patrick's Day

    Don’t test your luck this St. Patrick’s Day – drive sober or get pulled over.

    As residents across Orange County prepare to celebrate one of the country’s most popular holidays, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department DUI Enforcement Team is preparing to keep the roads safe.

    OCSD will be conducting roving DUI patrols throughout the county Friday in an effort to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers as part of the department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign.


    March 17, 2017 
    NEWS RELEASE: OC Sheriff To Conduct Bike and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation

    TheOrange County Sheriff’s Department will step up Bike & Pedestrian SafetyEnforcement Operations throughout the county on Saturday, March 18, 2017 withfocused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists,pedestrians and bicyclists.


    March 8, 2017 
    OCSD Response to Department of Homeland Security Report

    SANTAANA, Calif. (March8, 2017)OnMarch 8, 2017, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department received a report fromthe Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG)after an inspection of the Theo Lacy facility in November 2016.


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