OCSD Newsroom Headlines

August 29, 2014 
NEWS RELEASE: Suspect Arrested Following Shooting Incident in Rossmoor

News ImageROSSMOOR, Calif. – (August 29, 2014) – On Thursday, August 28, 2014, Orange County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 11272 Wallingsford Road, Rossmoor, following reports of a shooting at the residence. Deputies arrived with Orange County Fire Authority paramedics and discovered Gretchen DeStefano, 96, Rossmoor, deceased, suffering from a gunshot wound. Christine Reynolds, 71, Rossmoor, the daughter of the victim, was detained at the scene.


August 29, 2014 
NEWS RELEASE: Summer/Labor Day Holiday AVOID DUI Campaign Update

News ImageSANTA ANA, Calif. (August 29, 2014) – The Summer/Labor Day National Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special ‘Avoid the 38’ DUI deployments over the past 14 days in Orange County.


August 27, 2014 
NEWS RELEASE: Suspect Arrested in Fatal Hit and Run Traffic Collision

News ImageSAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – (August 26, 2014) – On Tuesday, August 26, 2014, Orange County Sheriff’s Department Traffic Bureau investigators arrested Kelly Michelle Wolfe, 46, Capistrano Beach, following an investigation of a fatal traffic collision that occurred on July 4, 2013.


August 26, 2014 
NEWS RELEASE: Investigators Seeking Public’s Assistance Identifying Theft Suspect

News ImageYORBA LINDA, Calif. – (August 26, 2014) – On Friday, August 22, 2014, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department began investigating a package theft from the porch of a residence in the 24600 block of Las Patranas, Yorba Linda. The theft occurred on Thursday, August 21 at approximately 11:00 a.m., while the resident was away from the home. The package contained a cellular phone valued at approximately $600.


August 26, 2014 
NEWS RELEASE: The Orange County Sheriff’s Department Announces Results of DUI Court Sting Operation

News ImageSANTA ANA, Calif. (August 26, 2014) – On Monday, August 25, 2014, deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department conducted an undercover ‘Court Sting’ operation at Harbor Justice Center in Newport Beach which targeted suspected drivers whose licenses were suspended or revoked due to a prior DUI. The undercover operation was part of the ‘Avoid the 38’ Summer/Labor Day Holiday DUI Campaign, which is scheduled to continue through midnight on Labor Day, Monday, September 1, 2014.


August 26, 2014 
Canine Offering Life Lessons and Reward (COLLAR) Program

News ImageIt’s National Dog Day! OCSD wants to recognize the wonderful dogs that take part in our Canine Offering Life Lessons and Reward (COLLAR) Program.


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