FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lt. Jeff Hallock, 714.904.7042, JHallock@ocsd.org
Orange County Sheriff’s Department Announces Results of DUI Court Sting Operation
SANTA ANA, Calif. – (November 18, 2014) – On Monday, November 17, 2014, Orange County Sheriff’s Department deputies conducted an undercover ‘Court Sting’ operation at Harbor Justice Center in Newport Beach targeting suspected DUI drivers whose licenses where suspended/revoked or who were unlicensed drivers.
Deputies staked out offenders who had been told by a judge not to drive and/or who had been told of their license suspension. Eight offenders were followed by deputies from courtrooms to their vehicles to ensure that they were not driving. While some offenders complied with the law and had alternate means of transportation, two individuals in court for DUI proceeded to get behind the wheel and drove away from the courthouse. Continue reading