OCSD Newsroom Headlines

May 28, 2015 
NEWS RELEASE: Suspect and Victim Identified in Murder-Suicide

News ImageTRABUCO CANYON, Calif. – (May 28, 2015) – On Wednesday, May 27, 2015, Luis Arizmendi, 41, Trabuco Canyon and his son, Sebastian Arizmendi, 3, Trabuco Canyon, were discovered deceased inside the residence located at 15 Swallows Lane. The bodies were discovered after Orange County Sheriff’s Department SWAT deputies made entry where Luis was barricaded with Sebastian following a domestic incident with his wife.

May 22, 2015 
NEWS RELEASE: Orange County Sheriff’s Department Operation Aims to Improve Motorcycle Safety

News ImageSANTA ANA, Calif. (May 21, 2015) – Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation during the Memorial Day weekend in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and where motorcycle crashes occur. Officers will be looking for violations made by drivers and riders alike that can lead to motorcycle crashes, including driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, speeding, making illegal turns, or any other dangerous infraction.

May 22, 2015 
NEWS RELEASE: DUI Enforcement Operations Planned this Weekend

News ImageSANTA ANA, CA (May 22, 2015) – Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s DUI Task Force will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. and continue until Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 3:00 a.m. in the cities of Lake Forest, Mission Viejo and Rancho Santa Margarita.

May 19, 2015 
NEWS RELEASE: Click It or Ticket Campaign Starts May 18th

News ImageSANTA ANA, Calif. (May 19, 2015) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement agencies around the country will be stepping up enforcement May 18, 2015 to May 31, 2015, just prior to one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.

May 15, 2015 
National Peace Officers Memorial Day

News ImageOn October 1, 1962, Congress passed a joint resolution that authorizes and requests the President to designate May 15th of each year as "Peace Officers Memorial Day" and the week in which it falls as "Police Week." President Obama continued this tradition, proclaiming May 15, 2015, as Peace Officers Memorial Day and May 10 through May 16, 2015, as Police Week. Today, flags will be flown at half-staff to pay tribute to the local, State and Federal law enforcement officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving and protecting us with courage and dedication.

May 8, 2015 
Major County Sheriffs’ Association and California State Sheriffs’ Association Support the Stepping Up Initiative

News ImageSACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 7, 2015)- Leading criminal justice and mental health organizations are joining together in supporting The Stepping Up Initiative, an unprecedented national collaboration designed to generate action in communities across the country toward a common goal: reducing the number of people with mental illnesses in U.S. jails.

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