James A. Musick Facility

Edward Fernandez was confirmed missing during a security check at the James A. Musick Facility near Irvine. (credit: Orange County Sheriff's Department)

Inmate, 27, In Custody After Escape From O.C. Jail

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department says an inmate with a history of auto theft, burglaries, narcotic violations, and resisting arrest, is back in custody after he escaped from jail.


(credit: CBS)

Orange County Jails See Influx Of Immigrants

Hundreds of detained immigrants are being transferred to Orange County jails, and more are on the way, under a deal with the federal government that would bring the cash-strapped Orange County Sheriff’s Department up to $30 million a year, a newspaper reported Sunday.