February 6, 2019
NEWS RELEASE: Orange County public safety agencies launch Text-to-911
SANTA ANA, Ca. (February 6, 2019) – Orange County law enforcement and fire dispatch centers are now equipped with Text-to-911 to allow the hearing impaired, speech impaired or those in an emergency situation who are unable to make a phone call reach emergency services dispatchers by text message.
February 6, 2019
NEWS RELEASE: Vicitims in Yorba Linda plane crash identified
SANTA ANA, Ca. (February 6, 2019) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department Coroner Division has positively identified the four decedents who died after a plane crashed into a single-family residence in Yorba Linda on Sunday, February 3.
February 1, 2019
NEWS RELEASE: OCSD seeks additional victims of a contractor arrested for grand theft
SANTA ANA, Ca. (February 1,2019) – A woman, hired by multipleclients as a home organizer, has been arrested by the Orange County Sheriff’sDepartment (OCSD) on suspicion of felony grand theft. Investigators believethere may be additional victims, and are seeking community members to comeforward.
January 17, 2019
NEWS RELEASE: OCSD Identifies Jane Doe Homicide Victim after 31 YearsSANTA ANA, Ca. (January 17, 2019) - The Orange County Sheriff's Department has identified a Jane Doe homicide victim whose remains were recovered more than 31 years ago. (
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January 11, 2019
OCSD Arrests Man Accused of Cold-Case Rapes in 1990s
SANTA ANA,Ca. (January 11, 2019) – OrangeCounty Sheriff’s Department investigators arrested a man yesterday suspected ofcommitting multiple rapes in the 1990s, including the kidnapping and rape of a9-year-old girl in Lake Forest. The man was identified utilizing techniquessimilar to the methods used to identify the Golden State Killer.
December 18, 2018
Man posing as water employee burglarizes San Juan Capistrano homeOn Tuesday, December 18, at approximately 10 a.m., a suspect posing as a city water employee gained access to a resident’s home in the 27000 block of Paseo Mimosa in the city of San Juan Capistrano to steal more than $10,000 worth of jewelry.
December 5, 2018
December is National Impaired Driving Prevention MonthThe season between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day is one of the deadliest and most dangerous times on America's roadways due to an increase in impaired driving. Most people would never imagine that their holiday celebration could result in the loss of one’s license, imprisonment, or worse – fatalities. This December, OCSD is raising public awareness of the dangers of impaired driving.
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