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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, December 4
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Selva Road, 34100 Block (10:31 p.m.) Police were called for a person knocking on the door, and allegedly trying to open the front door and the front porch slider of a home. The caller said they had no description of the person, just that it was a shadowy figure that had been moving around for the past 10 minutes.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Doheny Park Road, 34000 Block (9:12 p.m.) A man told police someone was in his backyard but refused to answer any questions.
RECKLESS DRIVING Ritz-Carlton Drive, 0 Block (7:43 p.m.) Police were called about a vehicle chasing another vehicle in the area. The caller didn’t know the make or model.
DRUNK DRIVING Street of the Golden Lantern/Camino Del Avion (5:47 p.m.) Police were called about a woman who was falling down in the store and was then seen leaving in her vehicle.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-UNKNOWN INJURIES Calle La Primavera, 34000 Block (3:08 p.m.) A driver was unresponsive after an accident.
Saturday, December 3
DISTURBANCE Danabirch/Mar Y Sol (11:54 p.m.) A man told police he thinks someone threw a stink bomb at his front door.
DISTURBANCE Malaga Drive, 33900 Block (9:36 p.m.) A woman told police her neighbor came into her home without permission and hit her stomach. She told police she was pregnant and that the neighbor also hit her mother.
DRUNK DRIVING Pacific Coast Highway/Camino Capistrano (9:13 p.m.) Police were called about a driver in a red vehicle who was seen driving erratically before hitting a side wall.
TRAFFIC HAZARD Pacific Coast Highway/Palisades Drive (3:50 p.m.) A metal patio chair was in the southbound lanes.
DRUNK DRIVING Crown Valley Parkway/Pacific Coast Highway (1:32 p.m.) Police were called about a car swerving through lanes.
GENERAL BROADCAST Selva Road, 34100 Block (11:21 a.m.) Police were called about cars racing up and down the street.
BURGLARY IN PROGRESS Monarch Bay Drive, 200 Block (5:43 a.m.) A caller told police they saw on their security surveillance camera that three men and two women were breaking into the location. The caller said the people took the heater and disconnected the video camera so the caller could not see anything else.
Friday, December 2
VANDALISM IN PROGRESS Camino Del Avion/Street of the Golden Lantern (10:03 p.m.) A caller told police two juveniles threw a glass bottle at the caller’s vehicle.
TRAFFIC HAZARD Pacific Coast Highway/Crown Valley Parkway (4:07 p.m.) A large bag of trash was in the northbound lanes causing people to swerve.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-NON INJURY Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Crystal Lantern (12:08 p.m.) A woman in a silver vehicle hit a wall.
ASSAULT WITH DEADLY WEAPON Street of the Violet Lantern, 34000 Block (11:42 a.m.) A caller told police their father swung a knife at them.
Thursday, December 1
DISTURBANCE Shell Drive, 25700 Block (9:40 p.m.) A caller told police two younger men were wearing sombreros and throwing rocks near the smaller pool at the end of the complex.