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SHERIFF'S BLOTTER
SHERIFF’S BLOTTER

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.

Wednesday, April 29

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CRICUMSTANCES
Pacific Coast Highway, 34100 Block (1:49 a.m.) A man in his 50s, wearing a yellow sweater and Hawaiian shorts was in the Circle K parking lot saying he required medication for knee pain. The caller said the man looked like he was overdosing.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Pacific Coast Highway/Del Obispo Street (1:46 a.m.) A caller from Denny’s reported a man who was sitting on the median with his legs out in the street. While driving to the restaurant, the caller almost ran over the man’s legs.

Tuesday, April 28

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Niguel Road/Pacific Coast Highway (11:30 p.m.) An unmarked, all-white tow truck was seen towing vehicles from the Villas at Monarch Beach. At the time of the call, the truck had made its way to the library and was hooking up another vehicle.

DISTURBANCE
Marina Vista Drive, 33000 Block (10:05 p.m.) A man kicked his 14-year-old son out of their home after the two had been in an argument. The father said his son was not listening to him and was now banging on the door.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/VEHICLE
Calle La Primavera/La Cresta Drive (9:02 p.m.) Police conducted a patrol check for a silver Toyota 4-Runner occupied by a man and woman who were using illegal drugs inside.

MUNICIPAL CODE VIOLATIONS
Armada Drive/Tesoro Street (8:19 p.m.) Police conducted a patrol check at a residence with a white sedan and a truck parked in front. The owner had been seen dumping large amounts of chemicals into the gutters.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Pacific Coast Highway, 34200 Block (7:16 p.m.) A man reported a shirtless man at McDonald’s who appeared to be homeless and who he believed had thrown a lemon into the caller’s vehicle.

UNKNOWN TROUBLE
Pacific Coast Highway/Del Obispo Street (6:18 p.m.) Dispatch received a call from a woman who said someone slashed her tires. She sounded panicked and the line disconnected immediately after.

DISTURBANCE
Street of the Silver Lantern, 33900 Block (10:18 a.m.) A man said a phonebook delivery man had threatened him with a golf club.

STOLEN VEHICLE
Selva Road/Pacific Coast Highway (8:18 a.m.) A man reported his black 2004 Toyota 4-door Prius stolen from the Strand Vista Park parking lot. The car had been parked at the north end of the lot near the bathrooms.

PEDESTRIAN CHECK
Del Obispo Street, 34000 Block (8:23 a.m.) Police arrested a 33-year-old man who was wearing rollerblades and sleeping on the grass behind the Dana Point Community Center. When deputies asked the man what he does for work, he told them his job is rollerblading.

CITIZEN ASSIST
Calle Juanita, 26600 Block (8:07 a.m.) A woman requested police assistance after having a fight with her husband. She informed police they have guns locked in a safe but the gun they usually keep underneath their mattress was missing and she believed her husband had taken it. The husband was not at the residence at the time of the call. The woman requested that deputies give her at least 10 minutes before arriving, so that she could take a shower.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Pacific Coast Highway/Granada Drive (4:34 a.m.) A Starbucks employee requested police assistance after a patron wearing a red flannel jacket and a backpack began snorting illegal drugs off a table.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Via Elevado, 25100 Block (12:26 a.m.) Police were informed of a small, 4-door vehicle that had been parked in the area for two-and-a-half hours. The car was occupied by two subjects who were continually going in and out of it. Eventually, they parked down the street, and then one of the two was seen running away toward a residence.

Friday, April 24

PETTY THEFT REPORT
Calle Portola, 34300 Block (3:27 p.m.) A woman discovered someone had rummaged through her vehicle the evening prior but nothing had been taken.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Pacific Coast Highway/Del Prado (2:24 p.m.) Third-hand information was received by police about an open briefcase that had been abandoned on the sidewalk.

STOLEN VEHICLE
Victoria Boulevard, 25800 Block (11:05 a.m.) A man reported his trailer had been stolen from a storage facility.

DISTURBANCE
Pacific Coast Highway, 34000 Block (8:42 a.m.) A woman with short dark hair and wearing a dark jacket was inside a business yelling at employees and throwing money. At the time of the call, she was pushing a blue cart with blue wheels. She was last seen on the corner of Blue Lantern and PCH yelling.

 

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