SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. - (December 7, 2013) - On Saturday, December 7, 2013 at approximately 1:30 a.m., Orange County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a solo-vehicle traffic collision on South El Camino Real near the intersection of Valencia in the city of San Clemente. Deputies arrived and found a late model BMW 3-series with extensive damage. Four of the five occupants of the vehicle were pronounced deceased at the scene; the fifth occupant, a 24 year-old female, was treated and transported to a local trauma center with significant injuries.
SANTA ANA, Calif. - (November 29, 2013) – On Thursday, November 28, 2013 at approximately 1:38 p.m., Inmate Itzcoatl Ocampo (3-20-88) was pronounced deceased by medical staff at Western Medical Center (WMC), Santa Ana. Ocampo was being treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after becoming ill while in custody at the Orange County Jail (Central Jail Complex - Central Men's Jail).
SANTA ANA, CA – (November 21, 2013) – Earlier this month, the Orange County Crime Lab (OCCL) discovered a clerical error in calibrating one of two machines used to analyze blood alcohol concentration. The error affects cases from the end of May 2013 to the beginning of October 2013.