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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, July 31
BURGLARY IN PROGRESS Street of the Copper Lantern/La Cresta Drive (9:26 p.m.) A caller told police two people were digging around in a vehicle that had a broken window.
BURGLARY REPORT Via Catalina, 34500 Block (5:58 p.m.) A woman told police a man came into her open slider and took her laptop.
VANDALISM IN PROGRESS Street of the Copper Lantern, 34000 Block (6:17 p.m.) A caller told police juveniles in a cream colored Chevy Tahoe broke the caller’s windows.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Calle Portola, 34300 Block (5:09 p.m.) Police were called about a man and woman under a blanket near the playground.
Saturday, July 30
DISTURBANCE Del Obispo Street/Pacific Coast Highway (8:50 p.m.) Police were called for a man yelling at passing vehicles, and running into traffic.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Acapulco Drive/Cheltam Way (7:51 p.m.) A caller told police a man was washing a vehicle in the alley way and oil was running down the driveway and into the gutter.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Windlass Drive/Brigantine Drive (5:43 p.m.) Police were called for a driver in an older vehicle driving back and forth in front of the location.
TRESPASSING Santa Clara Avenue, 24500 Block (4:09 p.m.) Police were called about three juveniles that jumped the fence into the community pool.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Via Mentone, 32400 Block (1 p.m.) A man told police he found a substantial amount of blood in his driveway and backyard.
Friday, July 29
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Alcazar Drive, 33700 Block (11:37 p.m.) Police were called about a man in a white sedan who stopped in driveways and then began checking vehicles and pulling on door handles.
DISTURBANCE-MECHANICAL Crown Valley Parkway/Pacific Coast Highway (5:09 a.m.) Police received a call about a loud power washer at Monarch Bay Plaza.
DRUNK DRIVING Street of the Golden Lantern/Acapulco Drive (12:24 a.m.) A caller told police a driver in a red vehicle was swerving and driving at a slow speed.
Thursday, July 28
CITIZEN ASSIST Calle Naranja, 34600 Block (8:08 p.m.) A woman told police her neighbors were climbing on the roof of their home, and she was upset because they could see into her yard.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT Las Vegas Avenue/Doheny Park Road (2:10 p.m.) A gray vehicle and black Corvette were involved in an accident.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Lapis Avenue, 0 Block (3:09 a.m.) A woman told police she was woken up by a dog, which she says never barks. The woman said she also heard footsteps.
Wednesday, July 27
DISTURBANCE Cheltam Way, 33400 Block (9:16 p.m.) A caller told police someone was building a weight set and dropped the weights on the floor.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Calle La Primavera, 33900 Block (8:12 p.m.) A woman told police her neighbor’s garage door was open all day, but the owners only use the house as a summer residence.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT Crown Valley Parkway/Pacific Coast Highway (7:31 p.m.) An arrest was made after a vehicle overturned on Crown Valley Parkway.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Dana Point Harbor Drive, 24800 Block (5:58 p.m.) A caller told police a man in a black Cadillac, with unknown plates, had a lot of activity near his car.
DISTURBANCE Calle Hermosa/Calle Verano (1:32 p.m.) Police were called for two kids skateboarding on the corner. The caller told police it was a “dangerous corner.”
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Breezy Place, 33300 Block (8:58 a.m.) Police were called about a man going through the caller’s and the caller’s neighbor’s trash.
Tuesday, July 26
DISTURBANCE Street of the Golden Lantern/Pacific Coast Highway (8:26 p.m.) Police were called for two men and a woman in a fight inside of a white van.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT Pacific Coast Highway, 34200 Block (6:23 p.m.) A black BMW and white Saturn were involved in an accident.
DISTURBANCE Ritz-Carlton Drive, 0 Block (3:08 p.m.) Police were called for a man who went into the restaurant and was yelling and throwing chairs.
DISTURBANCE Doheny Park Road, 34100 Block (2:35 p.m.) Police were called about people blocking the sidewalk with their chairs.
RECKLESS DRIVING Pacific Coast Highway/Crown Valley Parkway (9:31 a.m.) A caller told police a driver in a white Audi was headed northbound and swerving and driving into traffic and running red lights.
RECKLESS DRIVING Pacific Coast Highway/Beach Road (12:28 a.m.) Police were called about a driver swerving in and out of the lanes, and into oncoming traffic.
Monday, July 25
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Santa Clara Avenue, 24400 Block (10:14 p.m.) Police were called about an unknown type of vehicle that was parked and running for more than an hour.
TRESPASSING Strand Beach Drive, 0 Block (5:19 p.m.) Police were called for an unknown number of people trying to gain access to the clubhouse.
DISTURBANCE Nottingham Way, 33400 Block (3:11 p.m.) A caller said they’ve heard a baby screaming for the past 40 minutes.
TRAFFIC HAZARD Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Crystal Lantern (8:56 a.m.) A bag of trash was in the road.
Sunday, July 24
DISTURBANCE Pacific Coast Highway/Doheny Park Road (11:32 p.m.) Police were called for a man and woman who were in a fight.
VANDALISM Dana Strand Road, 34300 Block (9:21 p.m.) A caller told police their white BMW at the Strands Beach parking lot was vandalized.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT Pacific Coast Highway/Niguel Road (5:43 p.m.) A Prius and a Chevy were involved in an accident.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT Pacific Coast Highway/Niguel Road (4:04 p.m.) A black motorcycle with a man and woman riding it lost control and fell.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Amber Lantern (12:27 p.m.) An arrest was made after two vehicles were involved in an accident.
SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE Del Obispo Street, 33400 Block (9:29 a.m.) A caller told police someone pulled up in a green Pontiac with extensive front end damage to the car, and another vehicle pulled up, picked up the driver and left.
SHOTS HEARD-NO SUSPECT INFORMATION Calle La Primavera, 33800 Block (6:17 a.m.) Police were told they heard shots to the north off of Crystal Lantern.
HIT-AND-RUN PARKED CAR Camino Capistrano, 34600 Block (4:41 a.m.) A woman told police her vehicle was hit, but that she did not witness the incident.