OCSD Newsroom Headlines

January 31, 2015 
SUPERBOWL TIP SHEET: KNOW YOUR ROLE ON SUPER BOWL SUNDAY

News ImagePlanning on attending a Superbowl Party? See here for tip on how to stay safe on Superbowl Sunday.


January 31, 2015 
NEWS RELEASE: GAME PLAN FOR SUPERBOWL SUNDAY: ARE YOU DRINKING AND DRIVING?

News ImageSANTA ANA, Calif. (January 30, 2015) – On Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, 2015, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. The California Office of Traffic Safety, Sheriff, Police and the CHP are urging football fans to choose sides now: drinking OR driving. If you plan on drinking on Super Bowl Sunday, designate a sober driver to get you home safely.


January 29, 2015 
The OC Marine Operations Bureau Trains with the U.S. Coast Guard

News ImageThe Orange County Sheriff’s Marine Operations Bureau (part of the department’s Homeland Security Division) regularly cross-trains with the United States Coast Guard on rescue drills. This is extremely vital since the department and the Coast Guard are the only open ocean enforcement/rescue entities along the Orange County coastline.


January 29, 2015 
Suspects Arrested for Robbery at Verizon Wireless Retail Store

News ImageYORBA LINDA, Calif. – (January 28, 2015) – On Wednesday, January 28, 2015, Orange County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Tyler Mason, 18, Riverside; Quinten Carr, 22, Riverside and Jshaun Jackson, 22, Moreno Valley; in connection with an armed robbery at the Verizon Retail Store located in the 20600 block of Yorba Linda Boulevard.


January 21, 2015 
OCSD Crime Prevention Specialists Focus on Identity Theft

News ImageThe Orange County Sheriff’s Department Crime Prevention Specialists
have dedicated January to Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness. Crime Prevention Specialists work in each of our contract cities to provide educational services and programs, such as Neighborhood Watch & Business Watch, to help strengthen community and law enforcement partnerships which keep our communities safe.

See the attached newsletter for safety tips on how to guard against this ever-growing crime.


January 20, 2015 
Teachers Arrested Following Allegation of Sexual Relationship with Students

News ImageSAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – (January 18, 2014) – On Saturday, January 17, 2015, Orange County Sheriff’s Department Special Victims Unit investigators arrested South Hills High School teacher, Melody Lippert, 38, Covina and district teacher Michelle Ghirelli, 30, Covina; following allegations they engaged in sexual relations with students who attend the school.


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