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
Saturday, July 23
DISTURBANCE Capistrano by the Sea, 34000 Block (11:11 p.m.) Police were called about two women screaming and running.
SHOTS HEARD Monarch Bay Plaza/Pacific Coast Highway (8:22 p.m.) Police were called for a shot fired. They said it sounded like it came from Monarch Bay Plaza at the traffic light.
RECKLESS DRIVING Street of the Blue Lantern/Pacific Coast Highway (5:20 p.m.) Police were called about a white truck driving southbound at high speeds and changing lanes.
DISTURBANCE El Encanto Avenue, 34100 Block (6:52 p.m.) An arrest was made after a caller told police an unknown person broke a window in the kitchen of a house.
TRAFFIC HAZARD Pacific Coast Highway/Camino Capistrano (3:49 p.m.) A bag full of clothes blocked traffic.
DISTURBANCE La Cresta Drive, 24200 Block (1:03 p.m.) Police were called for 10 men skating at the playground. The caller said their vehicles were parked inside the area that was closed off.
HIT-AND-RUN PARKED CAR Pacific Coast Highway, 34100 Block (11 a.m.) A black Mercedes sedan was hit.
INDECENT EXPOSURE Alcazar Drive, 33900 Block (10:45 a.m.) A caller told police a man was walking naked down the street.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-NON INJURY Del Prado/Street of the Golden Lantern (10:45 a.m.) A driver in a white Lexus hit a lamppost.
Friday, July 22
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-NON INJURY Street of the Copper Lantern/La Cresta Drive (11:17 a.m.) A driver hit a street sign near the location.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-NON INJURY Palo Alto Street, 33000 Block (9:46 p.m.) The caller told police their Ford F-150 was hit by a Chevy Cobalt.
HIT-AND-RUN Camino Capistrano, 34900 Block (7:40 p.m.) A caller told police their car was hit by a tan pickup truck, which then took off.
DISTURBANCE Camino De Los Mares/Camino De Estrella (5:19 p.m.) Police were called about a man on a bicycle riding in the middle of the street blocking traffic and “laughing at passing vehicles.”
RECKLESS DRIVING Del Obispo Street/Stonehill Drive (5:21 p.m.) A gray Chevy sedan was seen driving at a low speed and blocking traffic.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-NON INJURY Doheny Park Road, 34200 Block (4:16 p.m.) A green van and black Jeep were involved in an accident.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-UNKNOWN INJURIES Niguel Road/Pacific Coast Highway (6:19 a.m.) A single vehicle was involved in an accident.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Doheny Park Road, 34000 Block (4:13 a.m.) Police were called for a man who was screaming and looking into vehicles.
Thursday, July 21
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Via Verde/View Point Drive West (9:15 p.m.) A man told police three people were walking in the neighborhood and “being intimidating.” The caller told police he did not speak with them, but he “doesn’t like them in the neighborhood.”
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-NON INJURY Pacific Coast Highway, 34700 Block (4:26 p.m.) A silver Mercedes and a blue vehicle were involved in an accident.
PETTY THEFT Lantern Bay Drive, 34300 Block (1:47 p.m.) A woman told police her blue fanny pack was taken from the Dana Point Harbor.
HIT-AND-RUN Pacific Coast Highway/Del Prado (1:23 p.m.) An arrest was made after a woman was swerving in lanes.
ROBBERY IN PROGRESS Del Obispo Street/Camino Del Avion (12:07 a.m.) An arrest was made after a woman told police her son was on drugs and took her money and hit her.
Wednesday, July 20
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-UNKNOWN INJURIES Pacific Coast Highway/Malaga Drive (10:36 p.m.) A driver and a pedestrian were involved in an accident.
DISTURBANCE Robles Drive, 33700 Block (9:07 p.m.) A man told police an unknown person that lives on the street above him was shining a light into his residence.
DISTURBANCE Street of the Golden Lantern/Camino Del Avion (6:01 p.m.) Police were called about a woman with two “aggressive dogs” off their leashes.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-UNKNOWN INJURIES Domingo Avenue, 25800 Block (3:31 p.m.) Two vehicles were involved in accident.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-NON INJURY Pacific Coast Highway/Crown Valley Parkway (2:31 p.m.) A gray Jeep Compass and a white Toyota Corolla were involved in an accident.
DISTURBANCE Doheny Park Road, 34100 Block 34100 (1:49 p.m.) Police were called about three or four people sitting in office chairs “blocking the sidewalk.”
DISTURBANCE Dana Point Harbor Drive, 25300 Block (11:44 a.m.) Police were called for a woman trying to hit people on the sidewalk.
Tuesday, July 19
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Street of the Violet Lantern, 34000 Block (9:13 p.m.) Police were called for two men loitering in the playground area.
TRAFFIC HAZARD Pacific Coast Highway/Camino Capistrano (6:42 p.m.) Police were called about a surfboard in the northbound lane.
Monday, July 18
SHOTS HEARD Pacific Coast Highway/Del Obispo Street (11:55 p.m.) Police were told a single gunshot was heard from behind the Arco.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Valencia Place, 33800 Block (9:54 p.m.) Police were called for a man riding a bike back and forth behind the location.
DISTURBANCE Street of the Copper Lantern, 34000 Block (9:55 p.m.) Police were called about a man and woman fighting and screaming.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE Pointe Monarch Drive, 0 Block (7:22 p.m.) Police were called to the area for a man opening car doors.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-NON INJURY Niguel Road/Pacific Coast Highway (3:53 p.m.) A black Mercedes and a maroon Saturn were involved in an accident.
SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE Ritz Cove Drive, 0 Block (3:23 p.m.) A caller told police a black Lexus was sitting in front of the location and running for five hours.
DISTURBANCE Priscilla Drive, 24600 Block (1:24 p.m.) A caller told police someone was playing ding-dong-ditch and caught them on camera.
DISTURBANCE Calle Juanita, 26600 Block (9:14 a.m.) A woman called police and said her neighbor destroyed her plants.