Compiled by Kevin Dahlgren
Monday, December 17
Stonehill Drive/Del Obispo Street (12:07 a.m.)
A man called police after he and his girlfriend were reportedly harassed by a transient outside of a convenience store. The caller told officers that the man, who regularly hangs out near the store, continually asks the couple for money or alcohol. The transient was described as tall with long blonde hair and was accompanied by two medium-sized dogs.
Sunday, December 16
Domingo Avenue, 25900 Block (11:29 p.m.)
A call to police reported a man lying down between two cars talking to himself. The caller reported that the man was very animated and appeared to be making hand gestures while telling himself a story. While waiting for deputies to arrive at the location, a second call to police reported that the man had left the area.
Traffic Accident-Unknown Injuries
Selva Road/El Encanto Avenue (5:03 p.m.)
A two-car accident between a green Honda Odyssey and a black Ford Mustang was reported to police. A witness told deputies that the accident was “pretty bad.” According to witness accounts, one of the vehicles crashed into a power pole, causing the pole to break. No injuries were reported and both drivers refused medical attention. Live power lines on the ground were reported by another witness. Police contacted San Diego Gas & Electric who sent a maintenance truck to the scene to fix the downed pole.
Caribbean Drive/Baltic Sea Drive (11:11 a.m.)
Three teenage boys were seen riding longboard skateboards down the hill on Caribbean Drive. An earlier call to police reported an older man, thought to be the boys’ father, was videotaping the kids while they rode down the hill. Both callers were worried that the boys would be hit by a car or hurt themselves.
Saturday, December 15
Dana Point Harbor Drive, 24800 Block (10:30 p.m.)
A hotel guest called police after a hotel employee threatened to stab her with one of the 6-inch stiletto heeled shoes the guest was wearing. The caller did not wish to press charges, but wanted deputies to speak with the employee.
Ocean Ridge, 33100 Block (11:01 a.m.)
Police received a report of a missing man. The man’s friend called police after he had not heard from the man since November 28. According to the caller, the missing man works in Miami and has a girlfriend in Mexico, but regularly checks in to make sure his friends know he is OK.
Friday, December 14
Selva Road, 34000 Block (8:31 p.m.)
A woman called police after she wrote a check to a solicitor, but now believed she may have been scammed. The woman wanted deputies to find the solicitor and take back the check. The solicitor was described as a young woman in her 20s, wearing a sweatshirt and jeans.
Crown Valley Parkway/Pacific Coast Highway (6:13 p.m.)
A burgundy Ford was reported to police after it was seen driving on the wrong side of the road. A witness told police the vehicle crossed over the center median onto the opposite side of the road and continued moving toward oncoming traffic for a few thousand feet.
Follow Up Report
Sea Island Drive, 32000 Block (7:20 a.m.)
A local resident called police after seeing a handprint near on her front door and what appeared to evidence of tampering on the lock. The caller thought an officer should take a look at it because it was very suspicious. Upon inspection, the officer determined there was no reason to believe any suspicious activity had occurred.
Thursday, December 13
Annoying Phone Call
Marina Vista Drive, 33200 Block (6:13 p.m.)
A man called police after he began receiving threatening text messages from an unknown number. The man told police he wanted to speak with a deputy regarding his options on how to fix the situation.