Press Releases

February 5, 2016 
NEWS RELEASE: Game Plan for Super Bowl Sunday: Are You Drinking or Driving? Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk

News ImageSANTA ANA, Calif. (February 5, 2016) – The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Super Bowl Sunday, February 7, 2016 there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. That’s why the California Office of Traffic Safety and police, Sheriffs, 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.


February 5, 2016 
NEWS RELEASE: DUI Enforcement Operations Planned this Weekend

News ImageSANTA ANA, CA (February 5, 2016) – Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s 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. DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy on Friday, February 5th at 7:00 p.m. and continue until Saturday, February 6th at 3:00 a.m. in the cities of Laguna Woods, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Hills and Aliso Viejo.


February 4, 2016 
NEWS RELEASE: Update on Jail Escape Investigation

News ImageSANTA ANA, Calif. (February 4, 2016) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department has initiated an internal administrative investigation into the circumstances of the jail escape in January of 2016 involving inmates Bac Duong, Hossein Nayeri, and Jonathan Tieu from the Central Men’s Jail.


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