OCSD Newsroom Headlines

June 24, 2015 
Remembering a Fallen Hero, OCSD Deputy Steven Parsons

News ImageToday we remember a fallen hero, OCSD Deputy Steven Parsons.

Deputy Parsons joined OCSD in 1989 and would become the first motorcycle patrolman in the city of Laguna Hills in 1997. In his nomination for the coveted Gold Star Award merely two and a half weeks prior to his death, Deputy Parsons was lauded as "having single-handedly impacted traffic safety resulting in significant decreases in traffic accidents." On June 24, 2000 Deputy Parsons passed away after being involved in a traffic collission in the city of Laguna Hills while on motorcycle patrol. He was, and will continue to be, a role model for all.

June 22, 2015 
NEWS RELEASE: Trabuco Hills High School Teacher’s Aide and Coach Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

News ImageLAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. – (June 20, 2015) – On Friday, June 19, 2015, Orange County Child Exploitation Task Force (OCCETF) and Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Special Victims Unit (SVU) investigators arrested, Raymond William Henry II, 57, Laguna Niguel, for possession of child pornography.

June 16, 2015 
NEWS RELEASE: Fatality Hit & Run Collision

News ImageSTANTON, Calif. – (June 16, 2015) – On Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at approximately 4:43 a.m., Orange County Sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of a vehicle versus bicyclist traffic collision on Beach Boulevard, south of Cerritos Avenue. Deputies arrived and discovered a male, adult lying in the roadway deceased from his injuries.

June 15, 2015 

News ImageNAME: CAUDILL, Keith – 1/09/1951

DESCRIPTION: Male, Caucasian, 5’8”, 195 lbs.,

CLOTHING: Blue Pendleton shirt, black pants,
brown slippers & wearing glasses


LAST CONTACT: Sunday, June 14, 2015 @ 3:50 p.m.

On Sunday, June 14, 2015 at approximately 3:50 p.m., Mr. Caudill left his residence at 2158 Via Mariposa, Laguna Woods following an argument with his mother. Mr. Caudill made statements as he left that he was going to visit the beach and “watch the ocean’s waves.” He walks with the assistance of a walker and has a medical condition that will cause him to quickly deteriorate and become disoriented without his medication.

Anyone with any information regarding Mr. Caudill’s whereabouts is asked to call the Orange County Sheriff’s Department at (714) 647-7000.

June 12, 2015 
Remembering a Fallen Hero, OCSD Deputy Bradley Riches.

News ImageToday we remember a fallen hero, OCSD Deputy Bradley Riches.

Deputy Riches became a fully sworn deputy in 1991 and was assigned to the James A. Musick Facility Branch Jail and the Orange County Central Jail. In October 1998, Riches was assigned to patrol in the city of Lake Forest.

June 11, 2015 
HomeAid Essentials for Young Lives' Delivery Day Event

News ImageToday Captain Behrens attended the HomeAid Essentials for Young Lives’ Delivery Day Press Conference. The HomeAid Essentials campaign is a community-wide effort to collect essential items for young children in shelters throughout Orange County, helping families facing homelessness due to job loss, illness or domestic violence. Sheriff Sandra Hutchens has worked as the Honorary Chair of the HomeAid Essentials drive for the past five years. This year’s drive was the most successful yet, gathering over 1.9 million diapers and essentials; about 700,000 more goods than the year prior. All the items gathered at the press conference will be distributed to various shelters throughout Orange County.

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