OCSD Newsroom Headlines

February 19, 2015 


NAME: ALONSO, Erica Melissa – 3/26/87

DESCRIPTION: Female, Hispanic, 5’3”, 110 lbs., long
Brown hair, brown eyes


VEHICLE: 2014 Honda Civic EX, white, 4-door
CA License #7FSS563

LAST CONTACT: Sunday, February 15 @ 4:00 a.m.

On February 14, 2015, Ms. Erica Alonso and a date met friends at the Sutra Lounge in the city of Costa Mesa where she spent the evening until approximately 1:30 A.M. While at the club, Erica and her date befriended another couple who offered them a ride in a red, Toyota Scion FRS to continue the night’s activities at her date’s home near Culver Drive and Deerfield Avenue in the city of Irvine. At approximately 3:45 a.m., the couple left the residence, and approximately 10 to 15 minutes later, Erica also left the residence. Erica and her vehicle (see vehicle info above) have not been seen or heard from since.

Anyone with any information regarding Ms. Alonso’s whereabouts or who can identify the couple in the red Scion FRS is asked to call the Orange County Sheriff’s Department at the numbers provided below.

****Investigators are attempting to identify the couple who gave Ms. Alonso and her date a ride home. See attached bulletin for additional information and photos.

February 26, 2015 
Villa Park High School Coach Arrested for Sexual Misconduct with Students

News ImageSANTA ANA, Calif. – (February 26, 2015) – On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, Orange County Sheriff’s Department Special Victims Unit (SVU) investigators arrested Dwayne Jordan Richardson, 20, Fullerton, following allegations he engaged in sexual misconduct with two female minor high school students. Richardson is a “walk-on” girls’ basketball coach at Villa Park High School and does not teach at the school.

February 25, 2015 
New police chief brings a strong past to improve the city's future

News ImageWe are proud to introduce Lieutenant Scott Spalding as the new Chief of Police for San Juan Capistrano Police Services! Lt. Spalding has been with OCSD for over 27 years, having worked in custody and patrol operations; SWAT; investigative assignments in general and economic crimes, internal affairs and the Joint Terrorism Task Force.

Learn more about Lt. Spalding in the below OC Register article:


February 24, 2015 
Investigators Seeking Additional Victims Following Arrest

News ImageLAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. – (February 24, 2015) – On Thursday, February 19, 2015, Orange County Sheriff’s Department investigators arrested Raymond Newton Baker, 72, Laguna Niguel, following a three week investigation into allegations he sexually assaulted a victim under the guise he was training her to use a medical device.

February 24, 2015 
Suspect Arrested Following Laguna Niguel Homicide Investigation

News ImageLAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. – (February 22, 2014) – On Saturday, February 21, 2015, Orange County Sheriff’s Homicide investigators arrested, Michelle Green, 50, Laguna Niguel, in connection with the stabbing death of her 52 year-old, live-in boyfriend. Green was arrested at her residence in the 24700 block of La Vida Drive.

February 19, 2015 
NEWS RELEASE: Recovered Body Identified as Missing Laguna Beach Swimmer

News ImageSANTA ANA, Calif. – (February 19, 2015) – On Wednesday, February 18, 2015, a body was discovered near the rocks at Shell Beach, in the area of Monarch/Three Arch Bay. The body has been positively identified as Anthony Parnell, 18, Las Vegas. The area Parnell’s body was discovered is approximately one-half mile south of 1000 Steps Beach, the area he was last seen.

At approximately 3:55 p.m., Orange County Sheriff’s Department Harbor Patrol deputies assisted Orange County Lifeguards, Laguna Beach Police and Fire Departments with the recovery of the body. Emergency response personnel recovered Parnell’s body and transported it to the Dana Point Harbor Patrol Office where they were met by a deputy corner from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Coroner Division.

An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow, February 20, 2015, to determine an official manner and cause of death. No further information is available.

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