Orange County Sheriff's Department Safely Detonates Explosive Materials Collected During July 4th HolidayThe detonation took place in the western Santa Ana Mountains at the Frank R. Bowerman landfill on Wednesday.
OC Supervisors Approve $195K Settlement In Lawsuit After Off-Duty Deputy Pulled Gun On Teens At San Clemente SkateparkThe Orange County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a $195,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed after an off-duty deputy pulled a gun on a group of teens at a San Clemente skatepark almost two years ago.
Twin Brothers, Ex-Orange County Deputies, Plead Guilty To Fraudulently Obtaining Military LeaveIn one instance, one of the brothers took a trip to Las Vegas.
Orange County Sheriff: 3 Deputies Injured Non-Compliant Jail Inmate By Throwing Hot Water On HimThree deputies from Orange County’s Intake Release Center have been placed on administrative leave in connection with the April 1 incident, according to the sheriff’s officials.
OC Deputies Recover 50K Counterfeit Pills During Irvine Traffic StopDeputies with the Orange County Sheriff's Department got more than they bargained for during a Wednesday traffic stop in Irvine.
Stolen Vehicle Suspect Surrenders After Nearly 5 Hour Standoff In San ClementeA man suspected of stealing a vehicle and leading Orange County sheriff's deputies on a pursuit before barricading in the vehicle for nearly five hours Friday has been taken into custody.
OC Sheriff's Employee Suspended In Capitol Riot-Related InvestigationAccording to the department, sheriff's special officer Monica Alston was placed on administrative leave Jan. 21 after social media posts on the day of the insurrection prompted an internal investigation.
OC Sheriff's Department Releases Video Of Fatal Deputy Shooting of Kurt ReinholdThe Orange County Sheriff's Department has released new video of the fatal deputy shooting of 42-year-old Kurt Reinhold, a homeless man accused of jaywalking, last September in San Clemente.
OC Sheriff's Deputy Charged For Allegedly Filing False Police Report, PerjuryAn Orange County Sheriff's Deputy has been charged with two felonies in connection with allegedly filing a false police report under his trainee's name and forging a victim's signature, the O.C. District Attorney's Office said Tuesday.
Former OC Deputy Convicted Of Filing False Police ReportAngelina Cortez, 41, was charged last September after prosecutors said she took a credit card from a suspect and later gave it to her son who then used it.
Former OC Sheriff Sandra Hutchens Dead At 66 After Lengthy Battle With Breast CancerFormer Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens, the first woman to head the department, died Monday after a lengthy battle with breast cancer. She was 66.
Former OC Deputy Indicted For Allegedly Robbing Home Of Dead ManA former Orange County sheriff's deputy has been indicted by a grand jury for allegedly breaking into the home of a Yorba Linda man he found dead during a welfare check.
Former OC Deputy Charged For Allegedly Burglarizing Deceased Man's HomeSteve Hortz, 42, of San Dimas is facing three felony counts of second degree burglary and two felony counts of grand theft of a firearm in connection with breaking into the home.
OC Deputy Arrested On Suspicion Of Burglary After Items Stolen From Home Of Deceased ManAn Orange County sheriff's deputy has been arrested on suspicion of burglary, the O.C. Sheriff's Department said Thursday.
OC Deputy Charged After Allegedly Failing To Book EvidenceIf convicted as charged, the deputy faces a maximum sentence of three years in state prison, according to the district attorney's office.