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Compiled by Evan Da Silva
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.
Sunday, May 17
Del Prado, 24600 Block (6:59 p.m.) Police conducted two patrol checks in the area for two men in unrelated incidents. The first, a 35-year-old man, went up a private complex elevator and said he “needed help or just some shoes.” The caller gave him a pair of flip-flops to wear. Police then searched the area for a homeless man in his late-30s or early-40s seen going through trash cans looking for recyclables and crawling underneath cars.
Street of the Golden lantern, 33200 Block (5:49 p.m.) A man was with his friend who wanted to turn himself in. The caller requested to talk to his friend alone before the police came to pick him up.
Doheny Park Road/Victoria Boulevard (4:46 p.m.) In an alleyway between Out of Africa and Smart and Final stores, an exchange of a brown bag was seen between three individuals. A man threw the bag on the ground then another man picked it up before handing it off to a woman. All three then went separate ways.
Selva Road/Pacific Coast Highway (8:58 a.m.) Police conducted a patrol check for a man who was removing garbage from trash cans and then laying it out on the street.
Big Sur Street, 33600 Block (5:46 a.m.) A patrol check was requested for a man who was passed out on the sidewalk wearing all black and missing a shoe.
Doheny Park Road, 34100 Block (2:06 a.m.) A man informed police he had been beaten up outside of a bar and was bleeding from the face. He refused medical attention.
Saturday, May 16
Imperatrice, 0 Block (8:50 p.m.) A 14-year-old girl, who was home alone with her 10-year-old sibling, said she heard noises outside her home.
SHOTS HEARD-NO SUSPECT INFORMATION
Saint Michael, 0 Block (8:43 p.m.) A caller reported hearing two gunshots that possibly came from behind their home. They believed the shots occurred on Buccaneer, where there is a sober living house.
Camino Del Avion/Street of the Golden Lantern (5:22 p.m.) Police conducted a patrol check for a woman who was pulling her pants down in a parking lot and acting suspiciously.
Doheny Place, 34800 Block (2:02 p.m.) Two men who were neighbors were in an argument over the construction of a fence. One neighbor hit the other and threatened to shoot him. No gun was seen.
Embarcadero Place, 34500 Block (12:33 p.m.) Police conducted a patrol check for a suspicious man outside a business with several exotic birds. He had a sign that read, “Please ask to pet my birds.”
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE
Camino Capistrano, 34600 Block (9:54 a.m.) A neighborhood watch captain said there was a syringe in the gutter in front of the given address. It was unknown if it was drug related.
Street of the Golden Lantern, 32500 Block (8:13 a.m.) A customer told deputies a “road raged” man in his 30s followed the male victim into the business and hit him. After hitting the man, he fled southbound from the location in his truck. The man who was hit had a small cut on his face but did not request medical assistance.
GRAND THEFT REPORT
Sea Bright Drive, 33400 Block (7:13 a.m.) A woman told police her diamond necklace and earrings, along with $500 dollars in cash, were stolen. She believed someone from the construction company she hired to repair the termite damage in her home was responsible.
Selva Road, 34100 Block (6:47 a.m.) Police conducted a patrol check for a man wearing a black hoodie that was inside woman’s business looking for unlocked windows.
KEEP THE PEACE
Ritz-Carlton Drive, 0 Block (2:12 a.m.) The hotel would not allow a drunken, diabetic woman into a room because she did not have any form of identification. Her friends were reportedly asleep inside the room and were not answering the door. She was not disturbing the peace, the report said.