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Compiled by Steve Sohanaki and Andrea Papagianis
Monday, June 16
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Street of the Violet Lantern, 34000 Block (2:16 a.m.) An apparently drunken man, with tattoos and wearing black clothing, was outside the caller’s home saying, “I want to buy you. I want to fight you.” The caller’s boyfriend opened the door and the man entered. He had to be pushed back outside.
Sunday, June 15
DISTURBANCE-MUSIC OR PARTY Mariner Drive, 23700 Block (11:38 p.m.) A caller reported a loud party at the pool behind the leasing office of The Villas at Monarch Beach.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Pacific Coast Highway/Selva Road (10:44 p.m.) Authorities were alerted to a subject standing on the balcony of a residence holding a flashlight and a bag. Officials performed a patrol check and saw nothing suspicious.
KEEP THE PEACE Cortes Drive, 24300 Block (6:46 p.m.) The caller’s neighbor began yelling out his window after her grandson’s ball went over the fence. The informant felt threatened by the neighbor who yelled he was going to come over and steal the chicken being barbecued.
ROBBERY IN PROGRESS Street of the Violet Lantern, 34000 Block (5:21 p.m.) Orange County Fire Authority personnel transported a man to an area hospital after he was hit by an unknown home intruder. He was bleeding from his fingers and head. The suspected intruder was last seen on foot heading down Silver Lantern. He was wearing a black shirt and gray pants.
Saturday, June 14
DISTURBANCE Pacific Coast Highway, 34100 Block (12:04 a.m.) A man was sleeping outside Circle K between the ice and water machines. He refused to leave.
DRUNK DRIVING Street of the Blue Lantern/Pacific Coast Highway (12:02 a.m.) The male driver of a silver Jaguar was arrested on suspicious of drunken driving. The 31-year-old man was taken to the Intake Release Center in Santa Ana. He was cited and later released.
Friday, June 13
WELFARE CHECK Street of the Golden Lantern/Dana Point Harbor Drive (8:29 p.m.) A caller reported seeing a group of juveniles jumping from the Dana Point pedestrian bridge.
RECKLESS DRIVING Philemon Drive/Johnathon Circle (8:02 p.m.) The driver of a silver truck with an extended cab took a corner too fast and screeched the tires. The caller reported being told by Lt. Russ Chilton, chief of Dana Point Police Services, to call about “shenanigans.”
GENERAL BROADCAST Crown Valley Parkway/Pacific Coast Highway (7:07 p.m.) Officials searched for a two-door, silver Honda Civic after a receiving word that passengers were throwing fireworks at pedestrians.
KEEP THE PEACE Street of the Blue Lantern, 34000 Block (6:33 p.m.) Sheriff’s deputies responded to a dispute in which the caller’s dogs were being wet down by a hose-wielding neighbor. The caller claimed it is an ongoing problem.
TRAFFIC HAZARD Camino Capistrano/El Camino Real (5:50 p.m.) A subject wearing a red-plaid shirt was walking erratically in traffic lanes.
DRUNK DRIVING Calle Carmelita, 34400 Block (3:14 p.m.) An apparently drunken driver left a neighbor’s home in a white Volkswagen Jetta. The driver stumbled and fell prior to getting into the vehicle and almost hit the caller while driving off. He was last seen heading toward Palisades Elementary School.
Wednesday, June 11
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Azores Road, 32300 Block (2:42 a.m.) An irate caller claimed his 52-year-old brother was pouring powder into his home. It was the fourth such call authorities had received in two days.
Tuesday, June 10
KEEP THE PEACE Malaga Drive, 33700 Block (9:19 p.m.) The caller tracked her stolen cell phone to an address and contacted authorities to help retrieve the device.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON Niguel Road, 33800 Block (7:50 p.m.) A 40-year-old man, wearing a grey sweatshirt, was lying underneath desks at the Dana Point Library and was using a screwdriver to tamper with computers.
RECKLESS DRIVING Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Golden Lantern (5:47 p.m.) The driver of a blue Ford Explorer cut off the caller and made a rude hand gesture. The caller believed the other driver was drunk.
DISTURBANCE Del Obispo Street, 33500 Block (4:19 p.m.) Adisgruntled customer screamed at HairMasters staff because she was unhappy with her son’s haircut. The woman refused to leave the location.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON Del Obispo Street, 34200 Block (2:28 p.m.) Three men dined and ditched at Denny’s. They were last seen heading toward San Juan Capistrano in a black Ford Mustang.
TRESPASSING La Plaza, 24600 Block (12:10 p.m.) A man had fallen asleep inside the caller’s location and had urinated on himself. An open bottle of vodka was found next to him and county fire officials were called to treat the man, for possible alcohol poisoning.
FOUND PROPERTY Monarch Beach Resort, 0 Block (9:35 a.m.) A large bag of marijuana was found in room at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort. The room’s guest had already checked out.
Monday, June 9
SUSPICIOUS PERSON Street of the Golden Lantern/Dana Point Drive (11:41 p.m.) Two men and a woman had set up camp behind Vivos Fitenss. The caller said the subjects were half naked.
UNKOWN TROUBLE Azores Road, 32500 Block (5:04 p.m.) The caller’s husband went to check on a friend who wasn’t answering his phone. When he arrived at his house, his friend was found on the floor with blood around him.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Dana Drive, 24300 Block (2:11 p.m.) A suspect appeared to be drinking alcohol in an old-model, red minivan. The caller said the smell of marijuana was coming from the vehicle and this was an ongoing issue.
UNKNOWN TROUBLE Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Golden Lantern (12:49 a.m.) The caller claimed a suspect had pointed a gun at him and pulled the trigger. While the caller heard a clicking noise, it appeared no bullet was fired. The suspect was last seen driving a silver Mercedes on Niguel Road.
TRAFFIC HAZARD Camino Capistrano, 34200 Block (12:27 a.m.) A man in his 50s, who was wearing a short-sleeve button-up shirt and khaki pants, was standing in the middle of the road yelling at passing vehicles. His belongings were lying in the road as well.