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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
Monday, November 28
DISTURBANCE Doheny Park Road, 34000 Block (9:14 p.m.) The owner of a business was locked in the cash office. She said she was trying to close the business early and the manager was yelling at her.
VANDALISM IN PROGRESS Camino Mira Costa/Camino Capistrano (4:18 p.m.) A woman told police a man was spray painting an angel in black paint on a communal brick wall. The woman said she could see him from her home.
VANDALISM IN PROGRESS Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Copper Lantern (3:08 p.m.) Police were called for a man spray painting on a wall.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-UNKNOWN INJURY Crown Valley Parkway/Camino Del Avion (8:28 a.m.) A driver in a Mercedes ran a red light and hit a white SUV. The fire department was called.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Zarzito Drive, 33800 Block (4:34 a.m.) Police were called for a man looking at the caller’s vehicle. The man allegedly crossed the street and was looking into neighbors’ vehicles.
SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE Camino Capistrano/Camino De Estrella (1:33 a.m.) Police were called about a Ford Escape with the rear window broken out.
Sunday, November 27
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-UNKNOWN INJURIES Pequito Drive, 33600 Block (7:13 p.m.) A white sedan hit a light pole.
DRUNK DRIVING Pacific Coast Highway, 34300 Block (4:28 p.m.) A towing service employee called police after a woman called them and said she swerved and hit a curb. The caller said the woman admitted to drinking and “got belligerent.” The towing service left the vehicle.
BOAT ASSIST Half mile out, 0 Block (3:08 p.m.) Passengers told police their boat had a damaged sail. They were towed inside the Harbor and placed at the station.
HIT-AND-RUN La Serena Drive, 34100 Block (10:33 a.m.) A caller told police a black vehicle ran into their parked car before taking off.
VANDALISM Camino Mira Costa/Camino Capistrano (10:06 a.m.) A caller told police there was graffiti in two places.
VANDALISM Eastwind Drive, 25600 Block (10:04 a.m.) A caller told police their car’s mirror was vandalized.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Pacific Coast Highway, 34100 Block (12:22 a.m.) Police were called after the caller saw a man “snooping” around their truck. The caller said the man left when they saw him.
Saturday, November 26
DISTURBANCE Colegio Drive, 33700 Block (8:10 p.m.) A man told police his client hit him.
DISTURBANCE Secall Way, 24700 Block (5:26 p.m.) A caller told police they heard a man yelling for help every few minutes.
DRUNK DRIVING Pacific Coast Highway, 34400 Block (3:48 p.m.) Police were called for a driver in a Toyota who was seen driving on the bike trail.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHCILE Street of the Golden Lantern, 32500 Block (2:03 p.m.) A caller told police they believed someone stole a carload of groceries because the person allegedly left the store quickly and was looking around.
MUNICIPAL CODE VIOLATIONS Dana Strand Road, 34300 Block (11:32 a.m.) A caller told police two dogs were off their leashes and running into the water.
DISTURBANCE Dana Point Harbor Drive, 34500 Block (4:12 a.m.) Police were called for a man burning wood down at the fire pits.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-UNKNOWN INJURIES Pacific Coast Highway/Crown Valley Parkway (2:41 a.m.) A single vehicle rolled over and the fire company was called.
Friday, November 25
SHOTS HEARD-NO SUSPECT INFORMATION Selva Road, 34100 Block (11:33 p.m.) A caller told police they heard what sounded like a gunshot. They said it sounded like it came from the large homes to the left of the given address.
PETTY THEFT Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Amber Lantern (8:13 p.m.) A caller told police 12 juveniles were in the store and stealing hundreds of dollars worth of items.
DISTURBANCE Malaga Drive, 33900 Block (7:08 p.m.) Police were called after a neighbor heard things breaking and a woman screaming.
DRUNK DRIVING Crown Valley Parkway/Pacific Island Drive (12:28 p.m.) Police were called for a man drinking in his vehicle. The caller said he had a 12 pack with him.
DISTURBANCE Corniche Drive, 0 Block (9:54 a.m.) A caller told police that while they were cleaning the homeowner’s residence, they were hit in the face and asked to leave. The caller said they didn’t know why.
STOLEN VEHICLE Big Sur Street, 33600 Block (8:47 a.m.) A woman told police she left her keys in her Honda and the vehicle was no longer there.
Thursday, November 24
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Ruby Lantern (1:39 p.m.) A woman was seen walking around, screaming and running into traffic.
DISTURBANCE-MECHANICAL Street of the Golden Lantern/Dana Drive (11:57 a.m.) Police were called for a neighbor using a chainsaw and being loud.
DISTURBANCE-MECHANICAL Ocean Hill Drive/Marina Vista Drive (10:31 a.m.) Police were called for loud construction occurring at the location.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Avenida Las Palmas, 2700 Block (4:38 a.m.) Police were called for two juveniles breaking into garages and vehicles.
TRESPASSING Ocean Front Lane, 0 Block (12:07 a.m.) A group was escorted off the beach and allegedly entered the community without permission.
Wednesday, November 23
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Ocean Front Lane, 0 Block (8:36 p.m.) Police were called for two women trying to jump the fence from the stairs to the beach.
MUNICIPAL CODE VIOLATIONS Wind & Sea (2:43 p.m.) Two male teens were seen fishing off the handrail.
BURGLARY Victoria Boulevard, 25800 Block (1:39 p.m.) A woman told police that items were taken from her storage unit.
DISTURBANCE La Plaza/Street of the Golden Lantern (1 p.m.) Police were called for three to four men skateboarding. The caller told police there are “no skating” signs posted throughout the park.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Pacific Coast Highway/Crown Valley Parkway (11:09 a.m.) Police were called for someone smoking and drinking near the trolley stop. The woman said she was scared and couldn’t wait for the trolley.