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, August 14
STOLEN VEHICLE Quail Run, 25600 Block (8:03 p.m.) A man told police his ex-girlfriend took his vehicle. He told police she had a spare key to the car.
DRUNK DRIVING Camino Del Avion/Niguel Road (8:17 p.m.) Police were called for a gray Chrysler that was seen swerving and driving on the sidewalk.
DISTURBANCE Del Obispo Street, 33800 Block (8:15 p.m.) An arrest was made after police were called about a man and woman were heard having an argument.
DISTURBANCE Puerto Place/Dana Point Harbor Drive (8:06 p.m.) An arrest was made after a man was seen hitting a woman.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Granada Drive, 33900 Block (12:59 p.m.) A caller told police the mailman left a package in their mailbox. They believed it had prescription drugs in it, but it was addressed to someone else. The caller said the package went missing and the lid to the mailbox was bent.
ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY Street of the Golden Lantern/Dana Point Harbor Drive (10:48 a.m.) Animal Control was called for a pitbull and a small terrier in a crate in the back of a truck. The caller said both dogs were panting.
Saturday, August 13
BURGLARY IN PROGRESS Street of the Ruby Lantern, 34000 Block (9:36 p.m.) A caller told police a man was inside the residence and that the apartment was vacant.
DISTURBANCE Del Prado/ 24500 Block (5:27 p.m.) Juveniles were skateboarding in the parking garage.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Granada Drive, 33900 Block (2:19 p.m.) A woman told police her daughter called her and believed someone was in the house. She said her daughter thought it was her but she’s not home and no one else should be at the residence.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Puerto Place, 34600 Block (1:34 p.m.) A woman said a man was filming her while she used a public bathroom.
TRAFFIC HAZARD Crown Valley Parkway/Pacific Coast Highway (1:14 p.m.) Police were called for a large bucket in the road.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Pacific Coast Highway, 34600 Block (4:16 p.m.) Police were called for a man trying vehicle handles.
Friday, August 12
SHOTS HEARD-NO SUSPECT INFORMATION Silverstrand, 0 Block (9:40 p.m.) A caller told police they heard several shots by the pool.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-UNKNOWN INJURIES Pacific Coast Highway/Del Obispo Street (3:57 p.m.) A black sedan and a construction truck were involved in an accident.
HIT-AND-RUN PARKED CAR Selva Road, 34100 Block (3:52 p.m.) A gray Lexus SUV was hit while parked.
GRAND THEFT Doheny Park Road, 34000 Block (1:22 p.m.) A report was taken for $1,000 of liquor being stolen.
DRUNK DRIVING Pacific Coast Highway/Niguel Road (8:47 a.m.) Police were called for a Chevy Camaro that was weaving in and out of traffic and had hit several curbs.
VANDALISM Pacific Coast Highway, 32800 Block (8:23 a.m.) A door was pried open and a window in the door was smashed.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Selva Road, 34000 Block (7:44 a.m.) A caller told police two men were looking for the resident and kept going onto the porch. They said the men were looking for something.
BURGLARY IN PROGRESS Dana Point Harbor Drive, 24800 Block (5:23 a.m.) An arrest was made after a customer stated a person cut the screen door open and stole their phone and other property.
Thursday, August 11
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Doheny Park Road, 34000 Block (10:36 p.m.) Police were called for a black Cadillac sedan that was seen driving up and down the street before parking in front of the caller’s home.
HIT-AND-RUN Street of the Golden Lantern, 33200 Block (5:33 p.m.) A caller told police the accident occurred an hour prior.
TRESPASSING Cove Road/Scenic Drive (1:48 p.m.) Two women and a man were on the cliff side laying a towel down next to the cliff.
DISTURBANCE Dana Point Harbor Drive/Casitas Place (11:25 a.m.) Two juveniles were speeding up and down Dana Point Harbor Drive screaming obscenities at people.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Dana Point Harbor Drive/Island Way (3:34 a.m.) A caller told police three cars had been driving slowly in the area for the past 30 minutes. The caller said said they were concerned and had seen the cars circle back more than once.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Street of the Violet Lantern/Pacific Coast Highway (1:12 a.m.) A person was seen looking into vehicle windows.
Wednesday, August 10
DISTURBANCE Dana Drive, 25000 Block (11:40 p.m.) A man was carrying a large bag and throwing rocks and sticks “with force” at passing cars.
DISTURBANCE Callita Drive, 34000 Block (11:30 p.m.) Police were called for a man and woman in a physical fight. The caller said the man hit the woman.
DISTURBANCE Stonehill Drive/Del Obispo Street (10:08 p.m.) A woman told police her boyfriend hit her and put her in a chokehold.
BURGLARY Chelsea Point, 0 Block (10 p.m.) A woman told police her purse was taken from the vehicle.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Via Sacramento, 36400 Block (6:59 p.m.) Multiple people were riding dirt bikes and smoking.
DISTURBANCE Del Prado, 24300 Block (6:42 p.m.) Police were called for a man throwing glass bottles in the alley.
Tuesday, August 9
DISTURBANCE Pacific Coast Highway/Selva Road (6:20 p.m.) A caller told police they were being followed by a silver van due to road rage.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-UNKNOWN INJURIES Camino Del Avion/Ocean Ranch (2:11 p.m.) A driver in a vehicle and a driver on a moped were involved in an accident.
PETTY THEFT Doheny Park Road, 34000 Block (12:28 p.m.) A report about a missing bike was taken.
DRUNK IN PUBLIC Pacific Coast Highway, 34200 Block (12:26 p.m.) An arrest was made after police were called about a man who appeared to be drunk in public.
DISTURBANCE Dana Point Harbor Drive, 34500 Block (8:44 a.m.) A caller told police a man was “creeping” them out. They said he was “abrasive” and asked everyone to play Frisbee with him.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Crown Valley Parkway, 32400 Block (8:03 a.m.) An arrest was made after a caller told police someone was inside their car.