Press Releases

October 30, 2014 
The Orange County “Avoid” DUI Taskforce is Deploying Additional Deputies/Officers on Halloween Night

News ImageSANTA ANA, Calif. (October 30, 2014) – As Halloween is quickly approaching, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department is encouraging all residents to drive sober or designate a sober driver this weekend.


October 26, 2014 
NEWS RELEASE: Clothing Boutique Shooting Investigated as Murder-Suicide

News ImageSAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – (October 25, 2014) – On Saturday, October 25, 2014 at approximately 2:01 p.m., Orange County Sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of a shooting at Bliss Clothing Boutique located at 167 Avenida Del Mar. Responding deputies were contacted by an employee of the Bliss Clothing Boutique who indicated a shooting was occurring inside the business. Based on information provided to deputies that an active shooter was inside the business, the Sheriff’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team and Crisis Negotiations Team (CNT) was requested.


October 26, 2014 
NEWS RELEASE: Suspect & Victim in Clothing Boutique Murder-Suicide Identified

News ImageSAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – (October 26, 2014) – On Saturday, October 25, 2014, Orange County Sheriff’s investigators initiated an investigation following a shooting that occurred at the Bliss Clothing Boutique at 167 Avenida Del Mar. The shooting resulted in deputies discovering the deceased bodies of an adult male and female inside the business. Following the preliminary investigation and evidence collected at the scene, the incident is being investigated as a murder-suicide.


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