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August 21, 2014 
Back to School Safety Tips

News ImageIt’s back to school time! Schools remain one of the safety places for your child to be. The danger associated with schools is typically the journey to and from it. Here are safety tips from OCSD to make this coming school year a safe one.


August 20, 2014 
NEWS RELEASE: Eight Suspects with Outstanding DUI Warrants Caught in ‘AVOID the 38’ DUI Task Force Sweep

News ImageSANTA ANA, Calif. (August 20, 2014) – On Monday, August 18th, deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department dispersed into neighborhoods with dozens of outstanding arrest warrants in search of high risk DUI offenders. Deputies served the warrants and arrested eight offenders who either failed to show up for a court date or violated terms of their probation in an outstanding DUI case.


August 18, 2014 
NEWS RELEASE: Summer/Labor Day AVOID DUI Campaign Update

News ImageSANTA ANA, Calif. (August 18, 2014) – The first weekend of the end of summer DUI Mobilization has resulted in a number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special ‘Avoid the 38’ DUI deployments in Orange County.


August 15, 2014 
NEWS RELEASE: Marijuana Cultivation Eradicated by Narcotics Investigators

News ImageLAGUNA WILDERNESS PARK, Calif. – (August 15, 2014) – On Friday, August 15, Orange County Sheriff’s Department narcotics investigators are conducting a marijuana cultivation eradication operation in the Muddy Canyon area of the Laguna Wilderness Park. The location is south of the SR 73 toll road, east of Newport Coast Drive near East Coastal Peak Park and Ridge Park Road. The plants are located on property in OC Parks jurisdiction, outside city limits. Investigators have estimated there to be approximately 2500-4000 marijuana plants in various stages of maturity.


August 15, 2014 
NEWS RELEASE: Investigators Seeking Public’s Assistance Identifying Suspect Impersonating an Officer

News ImageSAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – (August 15, 2014) – On Thursday, August 14 at approximately 9:20 p.m., an adult male victim was contacted by a suspect believed to be impersonating a police officer. The suspect conducted a traffic stop of the victim in the city of San Clemente and stole personal property from inside the vehicle.


August 14, 2014 
NEWS RELEASE: Lead Up to Labor Day Brings DUI Crackdown to Orange County

News ImageSANTA ANA, Calif. (August 14, 2014) – From August 15 through September 1, 2014, deputies and officers will be aggressively targeting drunk and drugged drivers as part of a nationwide effort to end impaired driving and save lives. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign will pair increased public awareness with high-visibility enforcement, resulting in fewer drunk drivers on Orange County roads.


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