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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 Kristina Pritchett
Sunday, August 21
TERRORIST THREATS Camino Capistrano, 34700 Block (11:01 p.m.) A woman and her tenant were in an argument, and the woman told police the tenant said “she was going to die.”
INDECENT EXPOSURE Pacific Coast Highway/Ritz-Carlton Drive (6:28 p.m.) A woman told police while at Salt Creek Beach, a man was only wearing a towel and had exposed himself.
HIT-AND-RUN FELONY Dana Point Harbor Drive/Street of the Golden Lantern (12:49 p.m.) A gray truck with out-of-state plates hit a vehicle in the intersection.
DISTURBANCE-MECHANICAL Marina Vista Drive, 33200 Block (9:04 a.m.) Police were called for loud chainsaw noises and grinders.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Caracas Street, 24400 Block (7:30 a.m.) An arrest was made after police were called for a man passed out behind the wheel of a car.
Saturday, August 20
DISTURBANCE-FAMILY DISPUTE Monarch Bay Drive, 100 Block (6:26 p.m.) A man told police his daughter was being physical with his wife.
DISTURBANCE Ritz-Carlton Drive, 0 Block (4:29 p.m.) An arrest was made after police were called for a woman who was “threatening a small child.” The caller said the woman was yelling, exposing herself and urinating at Salt Creek Beach.
VANDALISM Stonehill Drive, 25700 Block (4:12 p.m.) A caller told police their car window was broken.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Via San Juan, 34300 Block (1:25 p.m.) Police were called for a man who was seen riding a BMX bike into people’s driveways and “scopin’ out stuff.”
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Ritz Cove Drive, 0 Block (10:31 a.m.) Police were called for two men trying car door handles.
VANDALISM Street of the Golden Lantern, 33200 Block (10:14 a.m.) A man told police someone ran over his $1,000 paddle board.
Friday, August 19
RECKLESS DRIVING Camino Capistrano, 35100 Block (11:41 p.m.) Police were called for vehicles speeding at 60 mph in a 25 mph zone.
HIT-AND-RUN PARKED CAR Pacific Coast Highway, 34700 Block (6:48 p.m.) A caller told police their gray truck was hit by a newer model truck, which then departed toward Pacific Coast Highway.
DISTURBANCE Alta Vista Drive, 24500 Block (6:08 p.m.) A woman told police a man was flying a drone outside of her house, and was aiming at her through her kitchen window.
TRESPASSING Victoria Boulevard, 25800 Block (5:23 p.m.) Police were called about three juveniles that possibly climbed over the fence using a stepladder.
DRUNK DRIVING Street of the Golden Lantern/Camino Del Avion (2:20 p.m.) Police were called for a driver seen swerving on the road. The caller said the driver pulled over and seemed to have passed out in the vehicle.
DISTURBANCE Via Canon, 26300 Block (11:06 a.m.) A man and a woman were in an argument. The caller said they heard screaming and heard things crashing.
STOLEN VEHICLE La Serena Drive, 34100 Block (10:53 a.m.) A man told police his Volvo was stolen that morning.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-NON INJURY Pacific Coast Highway, 34100 Block (10:26 a.m.) A driver in a dark gray Toyota allegedly did not put his vehicle in park, and it slid down into another car.
Thursday, August 18
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Via Catalina, 34500 Block (11:16 p.m.) Police were called about a man walking around wearing a hoodie with the hood up.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-UNKNOWN INJURIES Camino Las Ramblas/I-5 (11:46 a.m.) A gold Jaguar struck a light post.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-UNKNOWN INJURIES Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Crystal Lantern (9:52 a.m.) A blue vehicle and a scooter were involved in an accident.
Wednesday, August 17
RECKLESS DRIVING Street of the Golden Lantern, 33300 Block (10:35 p.m.) Police were called about cars doing donuts in the area.
DISTURBANCE Del Obispo Street/Stonehill Drive (7:16 p.m.) Police were called for two men arguing because of their dogs.
VANDALISM Del Prado, 24500 Block (5:18 p.m.) A caller told police there was graffiti on their door, and they possibly knew who the subject was.
Tuesday, August 16
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Street of the Golden Lantern, 33300 Block (11:05 p.m.) A caller told police they heard a loud boom, then saw black smoke at the high school.
RECKLESS DRIVING Stonehill Drive/Del Obispo Street (5:03 p.m.) Police were called for a person with a “very loud” orange dirt bike that was racing up and down Stonehill.
DISTURBANCE Ocean Front Lane, 0 Block (11:11 a.m.) A caller told police two men were harassing them at the guard shack.
Monday, August 15
DISTURBANCE Seabrook Drive/Street of the Golden Lantern (10:37 p.m.) Police were called for two juveniles skateboarding near construction equipment.
HIT-AND-RUN PARKED CAR Seawatch, 33100 Block (9:47 p.m.) A man told police his silver Honda Civic was hit while he was at church.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-NON INJURY Sunstar Lane, 24800 Block (7:11 p.m.) A woman told police a truck struck her driver’s side mirror when she was stopped at a light. She said she wasn’t sure if the other driver knew he struck her car or not.
RECKLESS DRIVING Stonehill Drive/Del Obispo Street (6:27 p.m.) Police were called for a gray Volkswagen that was swerving in traffic lanes and almost hit a vehicle and bicycles.
MUNICIPAL CODE VIOLATIONS Christina Drive, 33000 Block (3:35 p.m.) Police were called for contractors washing out paint brushes, and the paint was going into the storm drain.
PETTY THEFT Santa Clara Avenue, 24200 Block (2:04 p.m.) A man told police his electric bike was stolen from his garage. He said the estimated loss is $2,800.
VANDALISM IN PROGRESS Pacific Coast Highway/Del Obispo Street (8:57 a.m.) An arrest was made after police were called for a female breaking the windows to a business. The caller said they suspect she used a motorcycle helmet.