Compiled by Jim Shilander
All information below is obtained from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department website. The calls represent what was told to the deputy in the field by the radio dispatcher. The true nature of an incident often differs from what is initially reported. No assumption of criminal guilt or affiliation should be drawn from the content of the information provided. An arrest doesn’t represent guilt. The items below are just a sampling of the entries listed on the OCSD website.
Wednesday, April 8
Pacific Coast Highway/Ritz-Carlton Drive (3:15 p.m.) A woman reported she and her boyfriend were in a physical confrontation and the man walked away with her 1-year-old son. The argument was over a custody issue. There were no physical injuries.
El Encanto Avenue, 34000 Block (1:41 p.m.) The caller said he was skateboarding and a subject, described as being a 45- to 50-year-old transient, pushed him.
Pacific Coast Highway/Ritz-Carlton Drive (12:03 p.m.) A woman accidentally locked dogs in her car and needed a phone number to call a tow company.
GRAND THEFT REPORT
Street of the Golden Lantern, 34000 Block (7:50 a.m.) A woman said the “homeless drug addict” she lets stay with her stole her jewelry. She said she knew where the woman was staying and could direct deputies.
Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Copper Lantern (7:04 a.m.) A transient carrying a sleeping bag was walking northbound in the right lane between Copper Lantern and Golden Lantern.
Pacific Coast Highway/Niguel Road (6:30 a.m.) A woman said she was driving southbound on Pacific Coast Highway and an apparently homeless man was standing in traffic “like he wanted to get hurt.”
Alta Vista, 27100 Block (12:49 a.m.) A woman reported a man hitting a woman inside the home across the street. The caller did not know her neighbors but said she could hear a lot of yelling. The woman was on the hood of the car and the man was driving off.
Street of the Golden Lantern, 34000 Block (10:48 p.m.) A security guard called about a man who was possibly talking to himself and threatening him with his German shepherd.
Crown Valley Parkway, 32400 Block (6:26 p.m.) Multiple subjects were in the pool by the apartment complex fitness center being loud and drinking. It was “getting out of hand,” the caller said.
Doheny Park Road, 34100 Block (11:24 a.m.) A man and a woman were thought to be doing drugs in the parking lot between Big 5 and Smart & Final.