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 Victor Carno
Saturday, September 17
DISTURBANCE Camino Capistrano, 34700 Block (6:32 p.m.) Police were called for five juveniles throwing fruit and baseballs at passing vehicles. The caller said kids ran to the residence after they threw the items at the caller’s vehicle.
TRESPASSING Del Prado, 24500 Block (2:05 p.m.) A caller told police two skateboarders were in the park even with the no skate boarding sign.
DISTURBANCE Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Golden Lantern (12:06 p.m.) A person was seen throwing rocks at passing vehicles.
DISTURBANCE Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Crystal Lantern (1:10 a.m.) Police were called for two people in a red or maroon sedan screaming, yelling and blaring music.
Friday, September 16
DISTURBANCE Dana Point Harbor Drive/Embarcadero Place (1:28 a.m.) A man in a golf cart called police after seeing a man threatening to kill a woman.
TRAFFIC HAZARD Pacific Coast Highway/Beach Road (12:44 a.m.) Police were notified about a boulder that fell into the northbound lane of traffic on Pacific Coast Highway.
Thursday, September 15
DISTURBANCE-MUSIC OR PARTY Street of the Blue Lantern/Alta Vista Drive (10:50 p.m.) Police were contacted after residents at a home on Blue Lantern were being too loud on their front porch.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Dana Point Harbor Drive/Puerto Place (10:08 p.m.) Police were called about a woman who had possibly fallen off her bike because she was scraped up.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Tesoro Street, 33000 Block (9:07 p.m.) A dark two-door vehicle was seen parked with two people inside who were possibly taking drugs.
DISTURBANCE Stone Hill Drive/Del Obispo Street (8:24 p.m.) Police were called about a man yelling at people in front of Circle K.
WELFARE CHECK Pacific Coast Highway/Crown Valley Parkway (7:52 p.m.) Police were asked to check on a man who was seen walking in and out of the intersection during traffic.
WELFARE CHECK Pacific Coast Highway/ Street of the Crystal Lantern (7:30 p.m.) A man called police to notify them about a woman in the apartment above him who might have been trying to overdose with pills. The man said he had already tried to knock on her door, but he did not receive an answer.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE El Camino Capistrano, 24600 Block (6:29 p.m.) Three men were seen smoking narcotics inside of a black sedan.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES Pacific Coast Highway/Doheny Park Plaza (5:08 p.m.) A man was seen pushing a shopping cart through lanes of traffic near A’s Burgers.
DISTURBANCE Pacific Coast Highway, 34100 Block (4:19 p.m.) Police were called about a man and woman, who were seen throwing things and screaming at tenants.
KEEP THE PEACE Lantern Hill Drive, 24400 Block (4:02 p.m.) A man called police after his mother refused to allow him on the property to retrieve his things. The man said he had been waiting in front of her community in a green Mini Cooper.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Pacific Coast Highway/5-Freeway (3:52 p.m.) Two armored vehicles were seen exchanging money with a rifle out.
VANDALISM IN PROGRESS Doheny Park Road, 34100 Block (1:23 p.m.) A caller notified police after a man threw a rock at the caller’s car.
DISTURBANCE Del Prado, 24800 Block (12:33 p.m.) A man was seen with a woman in front of Heritage Park yelling expletives at people.
WELFARE CHECK Crown Valley Parkway/Pacific Coast Highway (11:52 a.m.) Police were asked to check on a man who was panhandling in the medium. Callers said that the man was stumbling around and walking into traffic lanes.
PETTY THEFT REPORT Street of the Golden Lantern/Del Prado (10:39 a.m.) A man sitting in his car in front of Ralphs called police because his lunchbox was stolen.
SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE Street of the Golden Lantern/Camino Del Avion (8:44 a.m.) A concerned caller notified police about a man and a woman sitting in a car together. The caller said that they were not talking to each other like normal people.
Wednesday, September 14
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Amber Lantern (8:22 p.m.) A caller notified police about a man in a hoodie standing outside of 7-11. The caller thought that the man was selling drugs, but had not seen an exchange.
WELFARE CHECK Crown Valley Parkway/Pacific Coast Highway (5:51 p.m.) A man in his 50s was seen jumping in and out of traffic lanes.
DRUNK DRIVING Ocean Ridge, 33200 Block (4:56 p.m.) A caller notified police after a green Mini Cooper drove into the caller’s garage. The caller said that the man crashed into his garage door, then began to crawl around on the floor and attempted to get inside the house. The suspect had left the scene by the time police arrived.
WELFARE CHECK Pacific Coast Highway, 32900 Block (2:50 p.m.) A woman was seen sitting on a curb in front of a store, crying with a suitcase next to her.
DRUNK DRIVING Ocean Ridge, 33200 Block (2:19 p.m.) A caller notified police after an intoxicated woman tried to walk into the caller’s house. The caller called back saying that the woman was gone and her vehicle was also gone.
CITIZEN ASSIST Blue Fin Drive/Del Obispo Street (8:39 a.m.) A man called police about two men and a woman who left trash behind. The man said that some of the trash included a few check book registers, which he believed did not belong to them.
BURGLARY IN PROGRESS Dana Point Harbor Drive, 24800 Block (1:48 a.m.) Police arrested a woman who had stolen a master key maker from the front desk of a business and ran off.
Tuesday, September 13
DISTURBANCE Lantern Hill Drive, 24400 Block (9:11 p.m.) A woman called police because her 19-year-old son had pushed her and left in a green Mini Cooper. The woman told police that her son had texted her that he was coming back to their residence.
FOLLOW UP REPORT Street of the Violent Lantern, 34000 Block (8:38 p.m.) A woman notified police that her husband was sending out inappropriate videos of her and could possibly be posting them online. The caller called two days prior, reporting her husband for assault.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Dana Strand Road, 34300 Block (8:44 p.m.) A man in a white Honda Civic was seen impersonating a peace officer. The man had a PA system, sirens and high beams on while he was pulling over drivers and telling them to get out of their cars.
WELFARE CHECK Street of the Amber Lantern, 34000 Block (7:56 p.m.) A caller from Napa Valley called police because the caller’s mother hadn’t answered her phone in two days. The last time the caller had spoke with the mother, she said she had fallen down and possibly broken a rib.