Compiled by Steve Sohanaki
Monday, September 22
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES Dana Point Harbor Drive/Puerto Place (7:10 p.m.) A man in dark clothing was seen in a parking lot near the Ocean Institute pulling stuff out of a truck. He then poured liquid on the pile of things on the ground as if he might be preparing to set them on fire.
DISTURBANCE Cordova Drive, 24600 Block (7:01 p.m.) A patrol check was requested for kids being really loud while using a skateboard ramp.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES Pacific Coast Highway, 34300 Block (9:22 a.m.) A homeless man was seen sleeping by Jack’s Surfboards covered in a blanket.
CITIZEN ASSIST Malaga Drive, 33800 Block (4:53 a.m.) A caller complained to police that his neighbor’s alarm clock was too loud for his liking.
Saturday, September 20
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Vista Del Mar, 26700 Block (1:01 p.m.) A man was seen “rolling joints” in a silver Honda Civic and then placing them on a McDonald’s bag.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES Dana Point Harbor Drive, 24800 Block (12:56 p.m.) A caller reported seeing three people who appeared to be homeless smoking illegal drugs on the benches near the hotel.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES Doheny Park Road, 34000 Block (11:08 a.m.) A man told police that his neighbor was selling drugs to underage kids. He couldn’t give further details because he didn’t want his neighbor to hear him calling.
WELFARE CHECK Crown Valley Parkway/Pacific Coast Highway (9:53 a.m.) A caller reported seeing a man purposely running into traffic. The caller said the man was possibly a “mental case” because his “eyes looked crazy.”
DISTURBANCE-MUSIC OR PARTY Malaga Drive, 33800 Block (12:02 a.m.) A caller complained to police about neighbors partying in their backyard and “doing more than drinking.”
Friday, September 19
TRAFFIC HAZARD Pacific Coast Highway/Selva Road (6:39 p.m.) A small dog was trying to cross the street but instead got stuck in the median of the road.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES Golden Lantern Street/Del Prado (6:24 p.m.) A caller told police that a man she spoke to at the bus stop said he was going to rob a nearby Ralphs and then go to prison in a week.
DISTURBANCE Cheltam Way, 33400 Block (9:34 a.m.) The landlord of a property called police and said his tenant’s neighbors were threatening him.
VANDALISM IN PROGRESS Doheny Park Road, 3400 Block (1:27 a.m.) A caller complained to police that the “whole area is getting tagged up right now.”
Thursday, September 18
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES Dana Point Harbor Drive/Golden Lantern Street (8:53 a.m.) A man was throwing large pointed sticks in the area. The caller said the man was “not in his mind.”
DRUNK DRIVING Bowsprit Drive/Palo Alto Street (12:15 a.m.) A caller told police his landlord just left their building “barely able to walk” and was driving his car possibly to a nearby liquor store. The caller also said his landlord had a concussion and is in the black out stage with the alcohol.
Wednesday, September 17
HIT AND RUN PARKED CAR Dana Point Harbor Drive/Golden Lantern Street (8:57 p.m.) A blonde lady who had been drinking at Wind & Sea Restaurant hit another vehicle in the parking lot and drove off through the main exit.
RECKLESS DRIVING Del Obispo Street/Pacific Coast Highway (3:51 p.m.) Two men in a white sedan nearly hit skateboarding children crossing the sidewalk before pulling into a gas station.
WELFARE CHECK Kitts Street, 0 Block (10:20 a.m.) A woman told police she was worried for her 57-year-old coworker who was ill for a few days and had not been heard from since Monday morning. She said the man lived alone and someone should check up on him.
BATTERY Domingo Avenue, 25800 Block (8:42 a.m.) A homeless man told police he was hit in the face and had his belongings stolen by a man who possibly works at the nearby vet office. The caller said he was in an alley when the incident took place.
ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY Nottingham Way, 33300 Block (5:21 a.m.) A woman told police she spoke to a woman who was four months pregnant, “emo” and making vague statements about taking prescription meds and chasing them with coffee.
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