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.
Hiker Rescue Calls Skyrocket 225% In Orange CountyWith the combination of excessive heat and more people in Orange County’s popular hiking trails, both agencies have seen a record number of search and rescue calls.
Orange County Sheriffs Looking To Identify Assault SuspectA woman reported that an unknown man grabbed her, dragged her near a dumpster and tried to sexually assault her on Sunday night.
OC Sheriff's Department Investigating Deputy Who Wore 'Unauthorized Insignia' On Uniform During ProtestSheriff's officials said they were made aware of the incident through video posted on Reddit and Twitter and was conducting an internal investigation, according to an emailed statement from Sheriff Don Barnes.
Coronavirus: Orange County Cases Near 1,000; Death Toll At 15Orange County officials reported 49 new cases of the novel coronavirus and one more death Tuesday, bringing the county's totals to 931 cases and 15 deaths.
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.