MEDIA ADVISORY: Orange, Riverside County District Attorneys Join Local Law Enforcement Leaders, Grieving Parents Whose Children Died from Fentanyl Poisoning to Announce Significant Change in how Drug-related Deaths will be Prosecuted


Date: November 8, 2021


Kimberly Edds

Public Information Officer

Office: 714-347-8405, Cell: 714-504-1917

WHO:  Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer, Riverside District Attorney Mike Hestrin, Orange County law enforcement leaders and parents whose children died from fentanyl poisoning.

WHAT: A press conference to announce a significant change in how drug-related deaths will be handled by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, which is California’s third-largest prosecutor’s office, as well as law enforcement agencies across Orange County.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 10 a.m. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Orange County District Attorney’s Office, 300 N. Flower Street, Santa Ana. First floor media room.

The press conference will be livestreamed on the Orange County District Attorney’s Facebook

Media parking is available on West 3rd Street or in the adjacent parking structure. Due to significant ongoing street construction in the area, the parking structure is only accessible and 3rd Street parking can be accessed from OLIVE Street by way of 1st Street. You may experience traffic delays as a result of construction. Please plan on arriving early to avoid delays.

Parking validation will be provided for members of the media.