SHERIFF'S BLOTTER
SHERIFF’S BLOTTER

Compiled by Ryan Song and Jacob Onofrio

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.

 

Tuesday, June 23

PATROL CHECK
Dana Point Harbor, East Basin L Dock Cove (5:01 p.m.) A vessel reported eight sea lions on the swim step.

CITIZEN ASSIST
Victoria Boulevard/Doheny Park Road (11:45 a.m.) A man reported his friend had his vehicle. He wanted the vehicle back but could not find it.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Dana Strand Road, 34300 Block (11:22 a.m.) A patrol check was requested when a man who looked “out of it” was seen trying to open the doors of a white Honda sedan. The subject was described as a shirtless man in his 30s whose gray swimming trunks were falling off.

TRAFFIC HAZARD
Street of the Golden Lantern/Pacific Coast Highway (10:14 a.m.) The left turn arrow and the overhead green light were not phasing properly.

DISTURBANCE
Acapulco Drive, 33200 Block (9:33 a.m.) A woman was pushing a cart and digging through trash cans.

TRESPASSING
Doheny Park Road, 34100 Block (5:14 a.m.) A homeless man was standing on the patio at Donut World, refusing to leave and “grunting” at the employees.

Monday, June 22

SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE
Selva Road/Dana Strand Road (12:12 p.m.) An unknown subject was sleeping in a blue Honda with a blanket in the window.

DISTURBANCE
Del Prado/Old Golden Lantern (10:14 a.m.) While waiting in line at the recycling center behind the Ralphs, a man was acting rude to the caller and others in line.

STOLEN VEHICLE LOCATED
Via Fortuna, 34300 Block (9:46 a.m.) A woman’s boyfriend reportedly assaulted by her and then stole her car. The 2012 black Fiat 500 was located at the location where it had been parked for at least two hours.

BURGLARY IN PROGRESS
Calle Dolores, 26900 Block (2:23 a.m.) A woman told deputies that a man she did not recognize was seen running out of her office.

Sunday, June 21

DISTURBANCE
Big Sur Street, 33100 Block (10:58 a.m.) A woman said her husband was arguing over a refrigerator with another man in the front yard.

PATROL CHECK
Dana Wharf (10:35 a.m.) A homeless man was seen picking up coins from the water.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Dana Point Harbor Drive, 34500 (10:24 a.m.) A man was yelling profanities at a phone while children were walking by.

FUEL SPILL
Dana Point Harbor, West Basin (7:48 a.m.) Fuel was spilling out of a vessel that was checked last Friday.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Marbella, 0 Block (6:14 a.m.) The caller noticed a man jump a fence onto a golf course and then sit near the green at the 11th hole.

PETTY THEFT
Del Obispo Street/Stonehill Drive (3:39 a.m.) A 19-year-old man left in a gray sedan with an unknown plate on Stonehill Drive heading toward the high school.

INVESTIGATE PERSON DOWN
Domingo Avenue, 25900 Block (3:34 a.m.) The caller claimed that a man in front of the Calvary Church was not moving.

DISTURBANCE-MECHANICAL
Windwood Pass, 0 Block (2:48 a.m.) Subjects of a moving truck located near a leasing office were making noises when they were moving furniture.

 DISTURBANCE
La Plaza, 34100 Block (2:02 a.m.) A man called saying that another person pushed his own mother at the parking lot/driveway at Hennessey’s.

UNKNOWN TROUBLE
Trinidad Drive/Santiago Drive (1:22 a.m.) A woman in a restroom was heard crying and yelling, “No! No! Please don’t.” There was no contact with the subject reported.

CITIZEN ASSIST
Street of the Golden Lantern, 34500 Block (1:10 a.m.) A man said he was being assaulted by the staff at a bar and claimed that they took his car keys.

Saturday, June 20

DEBRIS ADRIFT
Dana Point Harbor (2:40 p.m.) Harbor Patrol towed away a large wooden beam, approximately 12 feet long and 4 inches wide, found adrift in the Harbor.

Friday, June 19

FLARE SIGHTING
San Clemente Pier (8:33 p.m.) A flare was reportedly seen over the San Clemente Pier. The caller said it appeared to be in the fog and did not see it arcing. Harbor Patrol believed the light was coming from a pair of large helicopters with bright white lights flying low and about 3 to 5 miles offshore. The Coast Guard agreed. Authorities believed the helicopters were going in and out of the fog, giving the illusion of a flare.

ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY
Dana Point Harbor, Entrance (6:26 p.m.) A boat was reportedly fishing inside the surf line, close to swimmers. Lifeguards requested Harbor Patrol make contact with the vessel, a Boston Whaler with a brown bimini top.

PATROL CHECK
Dana Point Harbor, West Anchorage (5:57 p.m.) The anchoring of a blue and white sailboat was causing it to hit the G-marker.

BOAT ASSIST
Doheny State Beach (2:18 p.m.) Two personal watercraft vehicles were found in the swim line. One of them was believed to be out of order.

Thursday, June 18

FLARE SIGHTING
Area 1, South of Beach Road (1:06 a.m.)  A motorist in the Palisades area reported seeing a red flare in the sky.

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