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August 15, 2018  OCFA and OCSD Announce Joint Air Operations PlanMISSION VIEJO, Ca. (August 15, 2018) - The Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) and Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) released today an operating plan for Air Search and Rescue that outlines how air operations will be coordinated between the two public service agencies. ( View PDF )
August 14, 2018  NEWS RELEASE: DUI checkpoint planned for Dana Point this weekend.

DANA POINT, Ca. (Aug. 14, 2018) – Members of the Orange County Sheriff’s DUI Enforcement Team will hold a DUI and Driver’s License Checkpoint this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers as part of the department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign.

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News ImageAugust 3, 2018  OCSD arrests man who jumped from Lido Bridge and landed on passing vesselOrange County Sheriff’s Department on Friday, Aug. 3, arrested a 27-year-old-man suspected of jumping off Newport Beach’s Lido Bridge and landing on a passing vessel, injuring a 66-year-old woman.
July 27, 2018  NEWS RELEASE: Multi-agency investigation leads to the seizure of $1.6 million worth of illegal narcotics

SANTA ANA, Ca. (July 26, 2018) - An investigation by a multi-agency operation to intercept narcotics and hold drug traffickers accountable has resulted in the arrest of three men and the confiscation of 184 pounds of illegal narcotics and five guns.

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News ImageJuly 24, 2018  OCSD Harbor Patrol rescues 13 from sinking boat off Newport BeachA quick response Sunday afternoon from the Orange County Sheriff’s Harbor Patrol led to the rescue of 13 passengers on a quickly sinking vessel about a half-mile off the coast of Newport Beach.
News ImageJuly 16, 2018  OCSD deputies arrest two men suspected of back-to-back robberies in Lake ForestOrange County Sheriff’s Department deputies arrested two men suspected of robbing one victim and attempting to rob another Sunday night in Lake Forest.
News ImageJuly 9, 2018  OC Crime Lab accepts international honor recognizing the lab's performance and efficiency

The Orange County Crime Laboratory recently was recognized by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors, Inc., positioning Orange County as operating at above 90 percent peak efficiency among other crime laboratories.

News ImageJuly 5, 2018  Serial indecent exposure suspect in custody, OCSD looking to identify more victimsOrange County Sheriff’s Department investigators believe there may be more victims of a suspect they arrested who exposed himself to female bus riders on at least three occasions in Orange County
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