Press Releases

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.


January 15, 2015 
NEWS RELEASE: DUI Enforcement Operations Planned this Weekend

News ImageSANTA ANA, Calif. (January 15, 2015) – 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 begin on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 7:00 PM and continue until Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 3:00 AM in the cities of Stanton, Villa Park and Yorba Linda.


January 13, 2015 
Suspected DUI Driver Crashes During Pursuit by Deputies

News ImageLAKE FOREST, Calif. – (January 10, 2015) – On Friday, January 9, 2015 at approximately 10:30 p.m., Orange County Sheriff’s deputies initiated a pursuit of a 2002 Ford Explorer in the area of Toledo Way and Serrano Road. The driver of the vehicle was suspected by deputies of driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.


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