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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
Thursday, November 3
DISTURBANCE Street of the Copper Lantern/Pacific Coast Highway (11:23 p.m.) Police were called for skateboarders being loud.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Dana Point Harbor Drive/Cove Road (10:17 p.m.) Police were called for a man flashing random lights at people on the shore and on boats.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Trinidad Drive/Santiago Drive (8:30 p.m.) Police were called for an unknown amount of juveniles possibly doing drugs.
DISTURBANCE Niguel Road, 33800 Block (2:58 p.m.) A woman was allegedly swearing, saying racial slurs and refusing to leave the library.
TRAFFIC HAZARD Pacific Coast Highway/Crown Valley Parkway (1:14 p.m.) A piece of gardening equipment was blocking the first and second lane.
Wednesday, November 2
DISTURBANCE-MECHANICAL Street of the Silver Lantern, 33700 Block (9:34 p.m.) A caller told police there was loud hammering in the upstairs unit.
DISTURBANCE Street of the Golden Lantern, 34600 Block (9:27 p.m.) Police were called for two to six males who were being loud and “acting like vandals.” The caller could not specify how they were being vandals.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE El Camino Capistrano, 24600 Block (9:43 p.m.) A man told police his spare key was not left in its usual spot. He requested a walk through.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Pacific Coast Highway, 34100 Block (9:21 p.m.) Police were called for two people seen with a spray paint can.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Del Obispo Street, 22600 Block (8:20 p.m.) Police were called about a man screaming profanities at customers and employees in front of the store.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-UNKNOWN INJURIES Pacific Coast Highway/Selva Road (7:17 p.m.) Three vehicles were involved in an accident. The fire department was called to assist.
DISTURBANCE Street of the Violet Lantern/El Camino Capistrano (1:57 p.m.) A woman told police her ex-boyfriend stole her bike and he was screaming at her.
STOLEN VEHICLE Santiago Drive, 33100 Block (7:57 a.m.) A black GMC Denali was reported stolen.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Street of the Park Lantern, 23100 Block (7:56 a.m.) Police were called after a woman saw a man on her patio before he ran off.
ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY Pacific Coast Highway/Camino Capistrano (2:02 a.m.) The fire department was called for a bonfire on the side of the road. The caller said it appeared to be political signs.
Tuesday, November 1
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Vista Del Mar, 26800 Block (9 p.m.) Police were called for a man sitting in the passenger seat of a vehicle for more than an hour. The caller told police his face was painted white like a skeleton.
SHOTS HEARD-NO SUSPECT INFORMATION Mariner Drive/Niguel Road (7:51 p.m.) A caller told police they heard what sounded like a single gunshot.
DISTURBANCE Street of the Violet Lantern, 34000 Block (7:35 p.m.) A man told police his neighbors threw his trash cans down the stairs because “he called on them.”
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE Street of the Golden Lantern/Pacific Coast Highway (4:27 p.m.) Police were called for a man sitting with a laptop inside of a vehicle with five to seven antennas on top of the car. The caller told police they thought the man was getting information from the bank.
DISTURBANCE Cordova Drive, 24600 Block (12:59 p.m.) A caller told police their neighbor was threatening them with a broomstick.
DISTURBANCE Cheltam Way, 33400 Block (12:30 a.m.) A caller told police their neighbors were possibly moving out and were making a lot of noise.