OCSD Newsroom Headlines

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.

April 10, 2014 
Missing Person - Elizabeth Harrison

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NAME: Harrison, Elizabeth J., a.k.a.Goldstein, Elizabeth

BIRTHDATE: 6/15/77

DESCRIPTION: Female, Caucasian, brown eyes, brown hair, 5’3”, 220lbs.

LAST CONTACT: April 4, 2014 @ 7:30 a.m.


Ms. Harrison was last seen on April 4, 2014, at 7:30 a.m. at the Motel 6, located on 7450 Katella Ave., in the city of Stanton where she currently resides. Although Ms. Harrison has a history of leaving for days at a time without notifying anyone, family members are concerned because she left the motel without any money or identification. Ms. Harrison does not have a vehicle and would most likely be traveling on foot.

Anyone with any information regarding Ms. Harrison’s whereabouts is asked to call investigators at 714.647.7055 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at 714.647.7000.

April 9, 2014 
DUI Saturation Patrols in San Juan Capistrano, Dana Point, and San Clemente

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SANTA ANA, California – (April 9, 2014) - Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department 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.

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