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.
Compiled by Kristina Pritchett
Sunday, October 16
TRESPASSING Street of the Golden Lantern, 33300 Block (6 p.m.) A person with dogs off the leash was seen on the field at Dana Hills High School.
DRUNK IN PUBLIC Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Amber Lantern (6:02 p.m.) A man who was barefoot and holding a bottle of vodka allegedly tried to pick fights with customers.
ROBBERY IN PROGRESS Orilla Road, 33800 Block (4:36 p.m.) A caller told police they “got jumped” and may have had a broken nose.
DISTURBANCE Calle Verano/Calle Hermosa (3:59 p.m.) Three juveniles and two adults were skateboarding. The caller told police they almost got hit.
DISTURBANCE Street of the Park Lantern, 25100 Block (12:57 p.m.) Police were called for loud Persian music “disturbing” park-goers.
DRUNK IN CAR Dana Drive, 24300 Block (12:21 p.m.) Police were called for a man drinking vodka in the driver’s seat of a vehicle.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Azores Road, 32300 Block (4:20 a.m.) Police were called for driver in a gray Nissan Z driving around the neighborhood.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-NON INJURY Pacific Coast Highway, 34200 Block (12:34 a.m.) A black Ford Mustang and a silver Nissan Versa were involved in an accident.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Dana Bluff West/Via Verde (12:12 a.m.) Police were called for two separate sedans that were driving back and forth.
Saturday, October 15
DISTURBANCE Pacific Coast Highway/Selva Road (10:41 p.m.) Police were called for people being loud in the trees on the side of the hill.
HIT-AND-RUN Beach Road, 35000 Block (12:42 p.m.) Two vehicles were involved in an accident. Police were told the drivers were in a “heated verbal disagreement,” and one of the drivers left the scene.
DISTURBANCE Pacific Coast Highway, 34200 Block (2:14 a.m.) Police were called for a man in the drive-thru, banging on vehicles and demanding money.
Friday, October 14
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Pacific Coast Highway, 32800 Block (6:08 p.m.) A man was taking all the paper towels from the gas pumps and made the caller “nervous.”
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Pacific Coast Highway, 34200 Block (4:56 p.m.) A man was laying on the sidewalk with his legs in traffic.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-NON INJURY Crown Valley Parkway, 32700 Block (12:10 p.m.) A white 2003 BMW and another vehicle were involved in an accident.
DISTURBANCE Pacific Coast Highway, 34300 Block (10:57 a.m.) Police were called for a woman yelling at customers.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Mediterranean Drive, 32600 Block (8:43 a.m.) Police were called for a man who knocked on the front door and then tried to get into the caller’s back gate.
Thursday, October 13
PETTY THEFT Del Obispo Street, 33500 Block (10:16 p.m.) A person walked behind the counter of a business, took cigarettes and ran out.
DISTURBANCE-MECHANICAL La Paz Avenue/Street of the Silver Lantern (5:04 p.m.) Men in a driveway were being loud, using saws and other tools while fixing/dismantling a car.
PETTY THEFT Street of the Golden Lantern, 33200 Block (2:42 p.m.) A caller told police antique guitar strings were stolen.
TRAFFIC HAZARD Acapulco Drive/Street of the Golden Lantern (11:34 a.m.) A vehicle stalled in the traffic lanes.
HIT-AND-RUN PARKED CAR Calle La Primavera, 33800 Block (9:44 a.m.) A gray Hyundai Santa Fe was hit the day before.
ILLEGAL PARKED VEHICLE Embarcadero Place, 34500 Block (8:10 a.m.) An arrest was made after police received a call for an RV blocking the entrance.
DISTURBANCE Ritz-Carlton Drive, 0 Block (3:53 a.m.) An arrest was made after a woman caused a scene in the check-in lobby.
Wednesday, October 12
DISTURBANCE Street of the Golden Lantern, 34400 Block (8:51 p.m.) A man and a woman were seen punching a black SUV.
DISTURBANCE Dana Strand Road, 34000 Block (8:22 p.m.) Police were called for numerous people drinking and possibly doing drugs.
MUNICIPAL CODE VIOLATIONS Dana Strand Road, 34300 Block (5:19 p.m.) Police were called for a man and woman with a dog on the beach. The caller said they believed dogs are not allowed on the beach.
DISTURBANCE Dana Drive, 24600 Block (4:51 p.m.) Police were called for skateboarders near the Richard Henry Dana statue.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Danapepper/ Mar Y Sol (3:41 p.m.) A caller told police they saw four juveniles and were concerned the subjects were smoking around “extremely dry brush.”
DISTURBANCE-MECHANICAL Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Crystal Lantern (6:59 a.m.) Police were called for a person jackhammering in the shopping center.
Tuesday, October 11
DRUNK DRIVING Street of the Golden Lantern/Dana Point Harbor Drive (6:10 p.m.) An arrest was made after a driver hit multiple vehicles.
HIT-AND-RUN Sea Island Drive, 32000 Block (11:53 a.m.) A vehicle and pedestrian were involved in an accident.
DRUNK DRIVING Pacific Coast Highway/Camino Capistrano (7:44 a.m.) A caller told police a driver was smoking marijuana while driving.
Monday, October 10
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Via Verde/Dana Bluff West (11:22 p.m.) Police received a call about a driver continuously flipping on and off their headlights.
RECKLESS DRIVING Dana Point Harbor Drive, 24200 Block (8:38 p.m.) A caller told police multiple cars had been racing for 10 minutes.
RECKLESS DRIVING El Contento Drive/Manzanita Drive (11:20 a.m.) Police received a call for a vehicle heard driving at a high speed rate in a neighborhood.
PETTY THEFT Del Obispo Street, 33800 Block (11:05 a.m.) A caller told police their bike was stolen sometime the night prior.
STOLEN VEHICLE La Serena Drive, 34100 Block (6:26 a.m.) A car was in the Circle-K lot with the keys in the vehicle while it was running.
BURGLARY REPORT Doheny Park Road, 34200 Block (6:17 a.m.) A business front door was pried open.
Sunday, October 9
HIT-AND-RUN Calle Real, 27100 Block (7:25 p.m.) A driver in a vehicle and a bicyclist were involved in an accident. The cyclist hit the car and left.
PETTY THEFT Street of the Golden Lantern, 33200 Block (6:18 p.m.) Real estate signs were reported stolen.
HIT-AND-RUN PARKED CAR Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Golden Lantern (4:45 p.m.) An arrest was made after a car possibly hit another car in a parking lot.