OC Sheriff: Bones Found In Mission Viejo Backyard Are Human RemainsAccording to the sheriff's department, homicide investigators would now work on trying to identify the person, how the person died and how long ago it happened.
Mission Viejo Man Finds Bones In Backyard, OC Sheriff's Department InvestigatingAccording to a sheriff's spokesperson, the owner of the home in the 24000 block of Via Madrugada was digging post holes for a fence in his backyard Monday when he found the bones. A neighbor then called the sheriff's department.
22,000 Closed Cases Under Review In OC Sheriff's Investigation Into Improperly Handled EvidenceSheriff’s officials say 15 deputies have been investigated for the evidence booking issues, resulting in the firing of five deputies have been fired and nine disciplined.
4 OC Deputies Fired For Improperly Booking EvidenceThe firings came after an audit determined that there were systematic problems with how evidence is booked within the department.
OC Sheriff: Gang Member Puts On Employee Shirt, Tries To Walk Past Sergeant Searching For HimA gang member on parole tried to evade deputies by putting on the company shirt of a Garden Grove business to try and disguise himself as he attempted to walk through a search perimeter.
50-Year-Old Man Dead Following Deputy-Involved Shooting In StantonA 50-year-old man is dead following a deputy-involved shooting Wednesday evening in Stanton.
OC Sheriff's Department Apologizes To Boy Accused Of Stealing PackagesThe Orange County Sheriff's Department apologized to a boy they suspected of swiping packages.
Did OC Deputy Use Excessive Force While Arresting Intoxicated Man?An intoxicated man was punched in the face several times by an Orange County deputy during an arrest captured on camera.
Pig Rescued From Locked Car In Orange CountyYou may have been warned never to leave your kids or your dog locked in a hot car, but Orange County sheriff's deputies want to remind you that the same rules apply for pigs.
OC Supervisors Want Answers Over Ongoing Helicopter Feud Between Fire, SheriffFor two years, the sheriff’s and fire pilots have waged a public dispute, sometimes racing each other to get their helicopters to rescue scenes, leading to growing concern that the quarrel will lead to an in-flight collision.
OC Sheriff No Longer Checking Immigration Status Of InmatesThe new custody operations are in response to the passage of SB54, otherwise known as the "sanctuary state" bill that goes into effect Jan. 1.
Watchdog Finds Spoiled Food, Safety Risks At OC Immigration Detention FacilityAn internal government watchdog has raised concerns about reports of spoiled food and other health risks at an Orange County immigration detention facility.
Authorities Hope Public Can Identify Woman Whose Remains Were Found In 2014The woman was petite, at least 30 years of age, and had shoulder-length wavy dark brown hair with light highlights. The decedent had a very distinct gold colored dental bridge on her left lower jaw.
Man Killed In Yorba Linda Deputy-Involved ShootingA man was shot and killed by an Orange County sheriff's deputy in the parking lot of a Yorba Linda hotel on Monday, authorities said.
Bomb Threat Called In To Orange Police DepartmentThe Orange Police Department’s headquarters were partially evacuated Wednesday morning after a bomb threat was called in, authorities said.