Orange County Sheriff Will Not Enforce Coronavirus-only Violations During Curfew

Posted 11 days ago


Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes announced Thursday that his officers would not respond to requests for enforcement that related only to coronavirus curfew violations.

Sheriff Barnes was reacting to Governor Gavin Newsom’s declaration Thursday that a near-statewide curfew would go into effect on Saturday, November 21. Californians will be required to stay at home from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for an entire month unless they are employed during those hours as “essential” workers

Earlier today, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department became aware of a limited Stay at Home Order that Governor Newsom’s office ordered to go into effect on Saturday, November 21 at 10 PM.

Throughout the pandemic, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department has taken an education-first approach with regard to the public health orders.

We are currently assessing the action by the Governor.

At this time, due to the need to have deputies available or emergency calls... (Read more)

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