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
Thursday, June 30
HIT AND RUN San Marino Place/Street of the Amber Lantern (10:41 p.m.) The caller’s red Hyundai Elantra was hit by a silver Ford F-150.
DISTURBANCE Pacific Coast Highway/Monarch Bay Plaza (5:07 p.m.) Two people were involved in a verbal argument at the Chevron station.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-NON INJURY Dana Point Harbor Drive, 24200 Block (4:20 p.m.) A black Ford Focus Hatchback and a GMC Yukon were involved in an accident.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES Pacific Coast Highway/Beach Road (3:35 p.m.) The caller said a man passed out on the sidewalk and was near a white van with the doors open.
DISTURBANCE La Cresta Drive, 24200 Block (1:10 p.m.) Police were called for several skateboarders who refused to leave.
VANDALISM REPORT Doheny Park Road, 34000 Block (10:54 a.m.) A man told police someone cut one of the locks off the dumpster.
OPEN DOOR Village Road, 25300 Block (6:33 a.m.) A caller told police the garage door was open. They said the residence is vacant, but there were people working on the house the day before.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES Street of the Silver Lantern/La Cresta Drive (4:17 a.m.) Police were called about men on bikes who were checking car door handles.
Wednesday, June 29
SHOTS HEARD-NO SUSPECT INFORMATION Del Obispo Street, 33800 Block (10:17 p.m.) A woman told police she heard a skateboarder go by and then heard a gunshot.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES Street of the Blue Lantern, 33700 Block (7:15 p.m.) A woman told police she found a neighborhood kid inside her car.
DRUNK DRIVING Dana Drive, 24300 Block (1:02 p.m.) Police were called for a man that seemed to be drunk. The caller said the man pulled into the lot and may have passed out behind the wheel.
DISTURBANCE Del Obispo Street/Camino Del Avion (1:06 p.m.) A man on a skateboard was seen picking up “For Sale” signs and throwing them in the street.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Street of the Amber Lantern, 34000 Block (10:45 a.m.) A caller told police they had photos of a juvenile possibly trying to break into vehicles earlier in the day.
DISTURBANCE Dana Strand Road, 34300 Block (8:51 a.m.) Police were called about a man driving a remote controlled car on the sidewalk and running it into people. The man allegedly was cursing at people who complained.
DISTURBANCE White Sands Street/Breezy Place (8:34 a.m.) A man was seen going through the trash and yelling at residents.
DISTURBANCE Imperatrice, 0 Block (8:02 a.m.) A caller told police their sister was trying to get into the house.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES Mainsail Drive, 25200 Block (5:44 a.m.) Police were called about a man going through the trashcans on the street.
PROWLER Mediterranean Drive, 32500 Block (12:02 a.m.) A man told police he saw people walk up on his property and through his gate on his video.
Tuesday, June 28
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-UNKNOWN INJURIES Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Crystal Lantern (9:44 p.m.) An arrest was made after a Suburban and a Ford truck were involved in an accident.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES Doheny Park Road, 34200 Block (8:22 p.m.) Police were called about three men loitering near the front door to the business. The caller said it looked like they appeared to be doing something to the front door.
GRAND THEFT Danaoak, 32900 Block (7:23 p.m.) A man, his son and his son’s friend were at the swimming pool and said a woman came up to them and said she took their GoPro and pool key.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Stonehill Drive, 25700 Block (6:12 p.m.) Police were called for a black vehicle with two people who were watching the girls play at the park.
ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY Crown Valley Parkway/Pacific Coast Highway (6:09 p.m.) Three dogs were seen locked inside a car and chained to the steering wheel.
BURGLARY IN PROGRESS Doheny Park Road, 34000 Block (5:13 p.m.) A woman told police she believes her ex may have given the keys to her house to a friend after the front door was left open.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-UNKNOWN INJURIES Camino Capistrano/Camino Mira Costa (4 p.m.) A white SUV and a dark brown Prius were involved in an accident.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-NON INJURY Pacific Coast Highway/Crown Valley Parkway (1:04 p.m.) A red Honda Accord and blue Honda Civic were involved in an accident.
ASSAULT WITH DEADLY WEAPON Street of the Golden Lantern, 33200 Block (10:53 a.m.) A man told police his girlfriend punched him in the face the night before. He said she then got into her car and attempted to run him over.
Monday, June 27
DISTURBANCE Del Prado/Old Golden Lantern (10:38 p.m.) A caller told police five people were “being rowdy” and standing on a new sculpture.
DISTURBANCE Alcazar Drive, 33900 Block (9:37 p.m.) An arrest was made after police were called for a man who was screaming, barking like a dog and pounding on doors.
DISTURBANCE Avenida Las Palmas/Camino De Estrella (9:18 p.m.) Juveniles were seen throwing water balloons at passing vehicles.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Alcazar Drive, 33900 Block (8:11 p.m.) Police were called for two men inside a white vehicle drinking alcohol.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Street of the Blue Lantern/Santa Clara Avenue (7:23 p.m.) A caller told police people in a green Mercury Mountaineer were doing drugs.
HIT AND RUN Seawatch, 33000 Block (6:18 p.m.) Police received a report about an accident that occurred earlier in the day.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Golden Lantern (12:35 p.m.) A red Ford Excursion and an RV were involved in an accident.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Santiago Drive, 33000 Block (9:47 a.m.) Police were called about a man looking into homes and backyards.
HIT AND RUN Del Prado/Street of the Golden Lantern (9:36 a.m.) A gray vehicle was hit by another car before it fled. The caller told police they couldn’t get the car’s information.
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