SANTA ANA, Ca. (October 10, 2018)-On October 9, 2018, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Highway Interdiction Team initiated a traffic stop for vehicle code violations on the northbound I-5 freeway between Orange and San Diego counties. The driver, Miguel Patron, 41, Ensenada, identified himself, stated he was a police officer in Mexico and handed the deputy his police identification. Patron was extremely nervous and several criminal indicators were identified by the deputy conducting the traffic stop.
As trick-or-treaters haunt the streets on Halloween, their risk of being injured by motorists increases greatly. Parents, children, and drivers must remain extra vigilant to prevent injuries and fatalities.
LAKE FOREST, Ca. (October 2, 2018) -On Monday October 1, 2018, at 5:50 am deputies responded to a call of unknown trouble at the Forest Glen apartments on Farthing Street in Lake Forest. A resident saw a male collapsed outside in a courtyard with significant wounds and called the Sheriff’s Department. The male, a Hispanic man in his twenties, was pronounced deceased at the scene and a homicide investigation began. The identification of the victim is pending notification of next of kin.
In honor of National Forensic Science Week, the Orange County Crime Lab wants to educate the public on the many ways our work impacts the county and makes a difference in the life of the citizens we serve.
Making sense of what’s left behind is the crux of the work of the OC Crime Lab.
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