OCSD Newsroom Headlines

January 11, 2017 
Four Arrested in Residential Burglary

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (January 11) – On Tuesday, Jan. 10, Orange County Sheriff’s deputies arrested four suspects in connection with a residential burglary in the 5200 block of Sunset Lane.


January 9, 2017 
O.C. Sheriff’s Dept. rescues three hikers who were in immediate peril in Whiting Ranch

The three hikers weren’t supposed to be off trail Tuesday around noon while going for a hike in the 2,500-acre Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park in the Foothill Ranch/Trabuco Canyon area.Thanks to a very challenging cliff rescue by the Aviation Unit of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, during which the three hikers were close to plummeting about 150 feet to their likely deaths, the three today are safe.


December 9, 2016 
Investigators Seek Public’s Assistance in Identifying Theft Suspect

Investigators with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect involved in taking packages off the front porch of a residence in Yorba Linda.


November 17, 2016 
OCSD Investigators Warn of Auto and Check Fraud Scam

Investigators from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) are warning the community of an ongoing scam and asking for the public’s assistance in locating two suspects.

Clinton Charles Rose, 35, and Lauren Marie Conkey, 23, have been identified as suspects in a number of auto and identity theft cases. Rose and Conkey are suspected of contacting victims through various web sites to purchase vehicles from private party sellers. They contact the victim, present fictitious checks and identification, and then take possession of the vehicle. They are suspected of then falsifying documents to resell the stolen vehicle to another victim.


October 27, 2016 
Volunteers Team Up to Build Anaheim Community Playground

Yesterday, 40 OCSD employees volunteered on their own time to help KaBOOM!, Target, and the Community Action Partnership of Orange County to build a playground at the Anaheim Independencia Center in unincorporated Anaheim. In just five hours, they completely updated the playground structure and added shade structures and picnic tables at the Center. This is what community policing looks like- coming together to make the community better and reminding us all that #PlayMatters.


October 17, 2016 
“5 to Drive” Campaign Helps Parents Prepare, Protect Teen Drivers

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) is joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) during National Teen Driver Safety Week October 16-22, 2016 to promote the “5 to Drive” campaign,encouraging parents to talk to their teens about the rules of the road whenthey are behind the wheel.


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