FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contacts: Lt. Jeff Hallock, (714) 904-7042, Gail Krause, (714) 623-8940
DUI Court Sting Operation
SANTA ANA, California (March 25, 2014) – Three individuals were arrested on Monday, March 24, 2014 during an undercover Court Sting operation at the Harbor Justice Center in Newport Beach. Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department targeted suspected DUI drivers whose licenses where suspended and/or 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 previously notified their license was suspended for DUI. 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, three individuals in court proceeded to get behind the wheel and drive away from the court house. Continue reading