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Monday, April 1


La Paloma, 0 Block (11:53 p.m.) A caller complained about people talking too loudly on a patio across the canyon.


Pacific Coast Highway, 34300 Block (10:31 p.m.) A drunken man was having convulsions behind A’s Burgers. The Orange County Fire Authority was notified.


Street of the Park Lantern, 25100 Block (9:30 p.m.) A man and a woman were kicked out of a bar but refused to leave. They were seen standing and yelling in the front driveway. The man was described to be around 45-50 years old, with gray hair and wearing a beige shirt and dark shorts. The woman was described to be in her early 40s, with dark hair and wearing a dark shirt with pants of an unknown color.


Del Prado Avenue/Street of the Golden Lantern (9:09 p.m.) A white El Camino was seen speeding, doing donuts in the intersection and driving on the wrong side of the road. It was last seen heading toward the Harbor on Golden Lantern.


Del Prado Avenue, 24500 Block (8:09 p.m.) A family and their dog were living on the ground floor of a parking structure. The caller said they were scaring customers at a nearby business.


Del Prado Avenue, 24500 Block (8:09 p.m.) A man was slumped over inside a gray vehicle for more than 30 minutes. The Orange County Fire Authority was notified.


Alcazar Drive, 33800 Block (6:31 p.m.) A caller said they heard a man and a woman in a verbal argument at a residence. Authorities contacted the homeowner, but she said she was in Mission Viejo and no one should be at the home.


Camino Capistrano/Calle Loma (5:29 p.m.) Several people were seen walking down the hill from Pines Park. The caller said they were acting suspicious and possibly setting up camp.


Big Sur Street/Blue Fin Drive (4:46 p.m.) A teenage boy was lying on the street, surrounded by four others with skateboards. The caller checked on the boys and said they were all OK.


Aurelio Drive, 34000 Block (3:18 p.m.) A woman called after discovering a man carrying a gas can and Target bag walking in her backyard. When she confronted the man, he said he was on medication and was confused. However, the woman said he didn’t seem confused. The man was last seen heading westbound on Aurelio Drive toward the park. He was described as being 35 years old, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 160 pounds with black hair. He was wearing a gray or green jacket with dark blue or black pants and green sandals.


Domingo Avenue, 25900 Block (3:15 p.m.) A caller said there were two people lying on the grass near a school and watching the children. There was also a motorhome with its door left open parked near the school.


Camino Capistrano, 35100 Block (1:28 p.m.) A man said his neighbor from across the street was standing outside his house and verbally arguing with his friend, who was coming over to visit. The man said it was a recurring issue with his neighbor.


Pacific Coast Highway/Del Obispo Street (12:37 p.m.) A woman calling from a payphone was concerned about a homeless man in a wheelchair who was last seen vomiting behind the Carl’s Jr. The woman said the man was “really nice” but no one wanted to help him because he smelled like feces. The woman also said the man was a severe alcoholic.


Street of the Golden Lantern, 33300 Block (10:19 a.m.) A caller said there was a man, possibly in possession of a handgun, in a black BMW parked behind a school. Police later detained the man by the football field but found no gun.


Seven Seas Drive, 32400 Block (8:56 a.m.) A woman asked police to check on her 68-year-old sister who had called to say she was drunk, had cracked her head and had chipped her tooth. The woman said the back door at her sister’s residence is usually open.


Coral Reach Street, 33400 Block (4:35 a.m.) A blue Honda Accord and a black Ford Escape parked in a driveway were broken into. The caller said he had heard one of the vehicle’s doors being opened and a truck being popped.

Monday, March 31


La Plaza/Street of the Golden Lantern (6:30 p.m.) A woman called from a gas station payphone complaining about a “dangerous” woman with bite marks on her hand. Dispatch reported that the caller was rambling and sounded drunk.


Camino Capistrano/Camino De Estrella (3:27 p.m.) A caller said a shoeless man in his early 20s had just walked up to a house, picked some flowers and taken out a flask. The caller thought the man may have been drinking alcohol. When authorities made contact with the man, they found the flask was filled with water.


Santa Clara Avenue, 24500 Block (3:04 p.m.) A caller said a man who was living beneath a wooden bridge had gotten bold and blocked his path. The caller said the man usually had a guitar with him and now had a girlfriend, as well.

Sunday, March 30


Bedford Lane, 34000 Block (7:41 p.m.) A father reported that his 9-year-old son had been approached by a car occupied by three people while he was walking the dog. The father said the people in the car offered his son candy and attempted to lure him into the car.

Saturday, March 29


La Cresta Drive/Street of the Violet Lantern (2:56 p.m.) A suspicious man wearing sunglasses was seen playing “air drums” in the bushes.


Calle Los Alamos, 26600 Block (12:35 p.m.) A Spanish-speaking caller said there was a man who came in “like a coyote,” threatened people and ran away.

Friday, March 28


Street of the Golden Lantern/Camino Del Avion (11:59 p.m.) A caller who was driving on Golden Lantern said his truck was just hit by eggs and he could smell them burning on the vehicle.

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