Sheriff's office notifies public about email hoax

Orange County Sheriff, Keith Merritt has released information that an email is being distributed warning people not to transport children found crying in the street, to a residence. The Sheriff’s office has not sent this email and the email has been identified as a hoax.

Sheriff Merritt would like to remind all citizens to remain alert and cautious, and that if one is placed in a situation that doesn’t appear to be right, contact the sheriff’s office.