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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 Steve Breazeale

Wednesday, October 21

HIT AND RUN FELONY
Calle Real/Avenida Las Palmas (9:52 p.m.)
A dark blue pick-up truck hit another vehicle and fled the scene. The car was last seen turning onto Calle Real.

DISTURBANCE-GANG
La Paz Avenue/Malaga Drive (8:45 p.m.)
A group of eight to 12 male gang members, believed to be in their late teens, were hanging out in the street. The caller said the group was “moving with a purpose.”

SUSPICIOUS PERSON-CIRCUMSTANCE
Pacific Coast Highway/Doheny Park Plaza (8:40 p.m.)
A man, believed to be in his early-20s, was walking on the west side of the road jumping out and into traffic.

DISTURBANCE
Dana Point Harbor Drive, 25300 Block (2:01 a.m.)
A woman caller said her boyfriend was holding her hostage at Doheny State Beach and would not let her leave.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON-CIRCUMSTANCE
San Juan Avenue/Street of the Golden Lantern (12:19 a.m.)
A taxi driver reported a man, wearing a striped shirt, was crawling on the ground next to his car. The caller said the man was lying in the road and shouting.

Tuesday, October 20

DISTURBANCE
Pacific Coast Highway, 34200 Block (11:38 a.m.)
Five transients were out in front of a store, bothering the caller’s customers. The store owner was refusing to sell the transients alcohol.

CITIZEN ASSIST
Street of the Golden Lantern, 33200 Block (2:01 a.m.)
A man was stranded without money or a ride home. The man said he lives in Laguna Niguel.

Monday, October 19
RECKLESS DRIVING
Dana Strand Road, 34300 Block (11:15 p.m.)
Vehicles were racing from the Strand Beach parking lot up Selva Road.

DISTURBANCE
Street of the Amber Lantern/Del Prado Avenue (8:30 p.m.)
Teenagers were driving in a silver Toyota Prius and throwing eggs at people.

DISTURBANCE
Pacific Coast Highway/Dana Point Harbor Drive (7:06 p.m.)
A caller said a man with a pit bull took his dog off of its leash and threatened to have the pit bull attack her and her dogs.

DISTURBANCE
Avenida Las Palmas, 26700 Block (3:48 p.m.)
Multiple men were playing with a Nerf ball and hitting cars.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON-CIRCUMSTANCE
Doheny Park Road, 34100 Block (11:13 a.m.)
A man urinated on the caller’s property and was standing near the building. The caller said he had a video recording of the incident.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE
El Encanto Avenue, 34100 Block (10:43 a.m.)
A caller said a silver Saab has been parked in an alley nearby for months and had several cats living inside of it.

DISTURBANCE
Street of the Golden Lantern, 33300 Block (7:52 a.m.)
A caller reported a man holding a sign that was against abortion on the corner across from City Hall. The caller said there were children walking to school in the area who could see the “graphic images” on the man’s sign.

Sunday, October 18

DISTURBANCE
El Camino Capistrano, 24700 Block (10:45 p.m.)
A woman climbed over a caller’s gate and passed out in the front yard. The caller said the man was not responding but was breathing. The caller requested deputies help escort the woman off the property.

WELFARE CHECK
Dana Drive, 24300 Block (9:51 p.m.)
A woman entered a restaurant claiming she was lost, did not know how she got there and did not have a way to get home.

DISTURBANCE
Camino El Molino, 34300 Block (4:02 p.m.)
A man caught another man taking things out of his truck. The caller said he would attempt to detain the man until deputies arrived.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON-CIRCUMSTANCE
Street of the Green Lantern/Cove Road (9:16 a.m.)
Two men were lying in the bed of a truck with the tailgate down. The caller thought they were smoking drugs.

BURGLARY IN PROGRESS
Camino El Molino, 34400 Block (12:20 a.m.)
A man was pounding on the back door of a home, swearing and yelling. The woman said she was not expecting anyone.

 

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