Compiled by Andrea Papagianis
Sunday, January 20
Domingo Avenue, 25900 Block (2:29 p.m.)
A male transient threatened the Capo Beach Church pastor and said he would steal from the church after staff removed his bicycle from church property. The man believed his bike was on public property and church officials had no authority to remove it.
Saturday, January 19
Golden Lantern Street. 34600 Block (1:08 a.m.)
A Los Angeles County Fire captain called and said he was locked inside Turks Restaurant and could not get out. The dispatcher could hear loud yelling and the caller appeared to be intoxicated. Orange County Fire Authority responded to the location for the municipal code violation of overcrowding.
Pacific Coast Highway, 34200 Block (11:49 a.m.)
After customer complaints, McDonald’s employees called regarding a man in a red Chevrolet truck who sits in his vehicle for hours and occasionally sleeps overnight in the fast-food chain’s parking lot. There were also reports that the man watched pornographic movies in his vehicle.
Stonehill Drive/Del Obispo Street (11:38 a.m.)
An unconscious man was found lying naked in the bushes off of Sycamore Creek Trail. The Orange County Fire Authority responded and transported the man, who had a swollen cheek and lip, a bloodied nose and a laceration on his cheek, to Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo.
Friday, January 18
Selva Road, 34100 Block (10:47 p.m.)
A loud party was reported with reckless behavior occurring near Strand Beach. People at the party were said to be underage and driving irresponsibly on a vacant parking lot.
Pacific Coast Highway, 34000 Block (2:24 p.m.)
A front-desk representative at the Double Tree Suites called about a female guest who refused to check out of her room. The woman had an outstanding balance of $206, but the hotel accepted a payment of $180. She was transported to an area hospital and escorted to admissions.
Diamond Ridge Court, 33600 Block (9:54 a.m.)
A woman reported her home had been burglarized after it was fumigated. There was no forced entry at the home, where electronics and jewelry were taken. Fingerprints were being taken and processed for possible suspect identification.
Beach Road, 35000 Block (8:30 a.m.)
A disoriented woman was found at a Capistrano Beach guard shack with a bag of unknown pills. The woman, whose father recently died, was staying with her mother and was emotionally distraught. An officer drove the woman home and released her to her mother’s care. She refused medical attention.
La Cresta Drive/Golden Lantern Street (2:10 a.m.)
A 25-year-old male called to report his involvement in a fight with five men, who were repeatedly punching him in the head. The informant was bleeding but did not know where the injuries were located. He stated that the other men involved in the fight were last seen at Shipwreck Park, running toward Dana Hills High School. Officers located and detained one suspect, who called all other involved parties.
Cordova Drive/Olinda Drive (12:59 a.m.)
A report was made about two young males engaged in a physical confrontation in the street. The caller did not know if any weapons were involved.
Thursday, January 17
KEEP THE PEACE
Via Sacramento, 26400 Block (8:11 a.m.)
A woman called from a gas station requesting officer assistance in obtaining her car keys from her ex-husband, whom was staying with her after being paroled. The man was apparently under the influence and disturbing the peace. Officers conducted a parole search on the caller’s home. The man eventually returned the woman’s keys and left the area.
FOLLOW UP REPORT
Pacific Coast Highway, 34100 Block (3:06 a.m.)
An informant reported that a woman pulled a knife on a cab driver outside of the Jack in the Box restaurant, demanded her credit card be returned and ran away. The woman allegedly asked the taxi driver to make a stop at the fast-food chain after being picked up. The suspect was last seen fleeing the scene wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and black sandals.