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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 Evan Da Silva
Monday, September 7
Del Obispo Street, 33400 Block (3:47 p.m.) A man was seen walking past a restaurant carrying eight to 10 bicycle tires all looped together. The caller believed they were possibly stolen from the bike racks at the Harbor.
Pacific Coast Highway/Del Obispo Street (3:42 p.m.) Two men in the street were having a physical altercation under the bridge while jumping in between passing vehicles.
Dana Point Harbor Drive, 24800 Block (3:41 p.m.) A woman’s drunken husband jumped the patio fence at the Dana Marina Inn.
DISTURBANCE-MUSIC OR PARTY
Crosscreek Street, 0 Block (2:59 p.m.) Multiple women could be heard screaming “chug, chug, chug.” Loud music and barking dogs had been heard coming from the same area since 9 a.m.
Street of the Golden Lantern/Del Prado (2:12 p.m.) A man was followed by a store employee after stealing meat. The thief left in a turquoise Nissan Ultima that had a black bra hanging on it.
Pacific Coast Highway, 32800 Block (1:40 p.m.) Police conducted a patrol check for a woman across the street from Starbucks who was walking around the parking lot pouring coffee creamer on cars.
Pacific Coast Highway, 34400 Block (11:39 a.m.) A manager at the Double Tree claimed he was assaulted by another manager the previous night.
Dana Point Harbor Drive, 24400 Block (11:22 a.m.) A man who locked his bicycle in front of the business told police someone else had locked their bike to his, making it unable for him to leave.
Coral Reach/Eastwind Drive (10:43 a.m.) Police searched the entrance of a park near the playground area where numerous syringes were piled up.
Diana Drive, 33800 Block (8:41 a.m.) The 30-year-old son who lived at the location partied all night and was talking very loudly to his friend about illegal drugs.
La Cresta Drive/Street of the Amber Lantern (2:22 a.m.) The caller heard “strange” loud noises outside on the street. After that, a subject was heard running down the street and then seen jumping into a vehicle that sped off.
Pacific Coast Highway, 34300 Block (12:16 a.m.) A patrol check was conducted for two subjects near the ampm store who were seen trying to take items from a man in a wheelchair.
Sunday, September 6
Beach Road/Palisades Drive (11:03 p.m.) Police arrested a shirtless, 29-year-old man who was down the access road at the fire pits pulling hot coals out of the fire and throwing them. He had also been grabbing his private parts and was placed in custody on $2,500 bail.
Pacific Coast Highway/Del Obispo Street (2:27 a.m.) While ordering food at the drive through, a Jack in the Box customer had the clerk tell him over the PA system to call 911.
Saturday, September 5
Windwood Pass, 0 Block (9:53 p.m.) A white vehicle that looked like a patrol car parked on the street in front of the caller’s home. An unknown subject from the car then banged on the caller’s door.
Capistrano by the Sea, 34000 Block (8:24 p.m.) An unknown vehicle with a search light was driving up and down the street, shining the light into houses.
Camino Del Avion, 24000 Block (6:53 p.m.) A man calling from the Monarch Beach Market notified police of another man inside the store who was taking unknown items and trying to leave.
Pacific Coast Highway, 34300 Block (8:58 a.m.) An ampm employee told police a man with a patch on his head grabbed a bag of Doritos, threw a quarter on the counter and then left the store.
Camino Capistrano/Gable Street (8:44 a.m.) Police conducted a patrol check for an elderly woman with a British accent who was carrying a bag and folded papers while asking for rides from nearby vehicles.