OCSD Newsroom Headlines

April 22, 2014 
Earth Day 2014: Sustainability Team at OC Jail

News ImageDeputies Jim Hamill and Bill Wagner recently received Medals of Merit for their success as the Sustainability Team at OC's largest jail. Read more about their efforts, and the immense savings their programs have brought to the county, conserving waste and financial resources.

April 21, 2014 
Remembering Deputy Robert Schultz

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Today we remember a fallen hero – OCSD Deputy Robert Schultz

On April 21, 1958, Deputy Robert Schultz was shot and killed after he and his partner stopped an old school bus being driven by a mentally disturbed man.

The man's family was riding in the bus and had displayed signs for help in the windows. The deputies stopped the bus near Dana Point and started getting the family off of the bus. As they did so, the man ordered his 11-year-old son to shoot the deputies and the boy opened fire with a .22 caliber rifle. Deputy Shultz was struck by a round and killed, and his partner was wounded.

April 18, 2014 
OC Sheriff’s Department and DEA Host National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

News ImageSANTA ANA, Calif. – (April 18, 2014) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is hosting a Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. rain or shine. This event will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

April 16, 2014 
Missing Person - Alicia Coto

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NAME: Coto, Alicia Flores. DOB 01/17/1936

DESCRIPTION: Female, Hispanic, brown eyes, salt / pepper hair, 4’8”, 91lbs.

LAST CONTACT: April 16, 2014 @ 10:30 a.m.

CLOTHING: Brown Sweater, unknown color pants

Ms. Coto was last seen on April 16, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. leaving her residence, located on Pallazo, in the city of Laguna Niguel. Ms. Coto suffers from several medical issues, and may be in need of medication. Ms. Coto utilizes a walker, but left her residence without it. Ms. Coto also left her residence with no identification and possibly no money. Ms. Coto does not have a vehicle and would most likely be traveling on foot.

Anyone with any information regarding Ms. Coto’s whereabouts is asked to call the Orange County Sheriff’s Investigators at 714.647.7055 or Sheriff Dispatch at 714.647.7000.

April 16, 2014 
eCigs: The New E-Diction Presentations

News ImageDuring the month of March the Orange County Sheriff’s Department along with the Orange County Department of Education, Orange County Heath Care Agency, and PRYDE held 5 presentations to educate parents on various E-cig/ vapor devices.

April 15, 2014 
Tough Mudder for 21 OCSD Deputies

News ImageTwenty-one OCSD deputies participated in a Tough Mudder to help wounded warrior Ryan Sykes complete a life-long dream.

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