Over the past week, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Transit Police Services division, in conjunction with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Squad, conducted multiple counterterrorism operations throughout Orange County in an ongoing effort to provide the highest level of safety possible to the citizens of Orange County
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – (September 16, 2014) – On Monday, September 15, 2014, Orange County Sheriff’s Department investigators arrested Sandra Elizabeth Rojas, 36, Riverside and Marie Alejandra Rojas, 38, Riverside, in connection with several residential burglaries in the south Orange County area. The suspects are related by marriage.
September 14, 2014 through September 20, 2014 is Child Passenger Safety Week. Here at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, passenger safety is of the utmost importance. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, road injuries are the leading cause of preventable deaths and injuries to the children in the United States.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 is National Thank A Police Officer Day! We’d like to invite you to join us in thanking the more than 2,700 OCSD Deputy Sheriffs who put their lives on the line to keep our community safe. Please consider taking just a few minutes to show your gratitude for their service.
Here are a few suggestions of how to get your message of thanks to us so we can share it with our deputies:
• Send a card- mail to OCSD Public Affairs, 550 North Flower St, Santa Ana CA 92703
• Leave a comment on our Facebook page- Orange County Sheriff’s Department, CA #thanksOCSD
• Tweet a message or video with the hashtag #thanksOCSD
• Email a message or video to firstname.lastname@example.org
Be sure to involve your whole family!
If you come across an OCSD deputy in your community on September 20 who is not actively engaged in a call for service, take a moment to say thank you. Our deputies don’t come to work expecting to be thanked, but it is always appreciated!
STANTON, Calif. – (September 15, 2014) – On Monday, September 15, 2014, Orange County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a bank robbery at the Bank of the West branch located at 11051 Beach Boulevard, Stanton. The robbery suspect, Danny Ray Worrell, 62, Stanton, threatened the bank teller with a note indicating he was armed with a gun and explosives. The loss from the bank was cash and the suspect was seen leaving in a maroon Chevrolet corvette.
SILVERADO CANYON, Calif. – (September 14, 2014) – Mandatory evacuation orders have been lifted for the Silverado Canyon area, east of 30311 Silverado Canyon Road. Residents only may access their residences utilizing Silverado Canyon Road; however, Silverado Canyon Road at Santiago Canyon Road will remain closed for non-residents.
Residents should be prepared to present law enforcement with identification and proof of residency when accessing the affected areas. Road conditions may still present hazards; motorists are reminded to drive slowly, use caution and be aware of public safety equipment in the area.
If residents have questions, they can call the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Commander at (714) 628-7170.
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