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Deputies Make Arrest on Busy Street with Guns Drawn

Did you see it? If not, we have the video.

Patch photo credit: Martin Henderson.
Patch photo credit: Martin Henderson.
At about 3 p.m. today, deputies approached a stopped SUV with guns drawn at Lake Forest and Rockfield Boulevard, and a passerby got it all on video.

According to Lt. Jeff Hallock of the Orange County Sheriff's Department, someone reported a suspicious person in a nearby parking lot and say the occupants of the SUV may have had a shotgun.

That ended up to be unfounded, but the suspects appeared like they may have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol and had warrants for their arrest.
 
Homer May 14, 2014 at 10:38 PM
Riveting.
Jim Gardner May 15, 2014 at 09:41 AM
Notice how much traffic is on the street and this isn't even rush hour.
Tom Cagley May 15, 2014 at 11:03 AM
Could have been worse, at least the deputies handled it without firing their weapons, unlike some similar situations in and around here. You're right, Jim, look at all of that traffic!
Jim Gardner May 15, 2014 at 01:22 PM
Hi Tom. I was at the Traffic Forum last night and thus am unusually attentive to traffic issues. Obviously the traffic part of the story is unimportant compared to the possible danger, and I'm very glad to see it resolved without any harm to the Police or the suspects.

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