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Compiled by Katherine Nowicki
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.
Wednesday, June 3
Pacific Coast Highway, 34100 Block (12:13 p.m.)
Deputies received a report of a possible transient encampment with “shenanigans occurring” inside the fence at a vacant motel.
Street of the Crystal Lantern/Pacific Coast Highway (10:27 a.m.)
A patrol check was requested when a man in his mid-20s was seen in the McDonald’s parking lot banging on people’s car windows and demanding money. The man was very confrontational with those who did not comply, the caller said.
Del Obispo Street/Pacific Coast Highway (4:55 a.m.)
A man said he had just woken up after being jumped several hours before by two subjects. The man could not describe his attackers but told deputies the robbery occurred in San Juan Capistrano. He was confused and said he thought he had head trauma and that the robbers had stolen his suitcase.
Tuesday, June 2
Pacific Coast Highway, 34600 Block (12:28 a.m.)
A sea lion pup was moving toward the highway and into oncoming traffic. The caller was concerned the animal would cause an accident.
Monday, June 1
Brookview, 100 Block (9:40 p.m.)
A man was concerned about his neighbor, as he had not seen her in a few days. Her back door had been open for days as well.
La Cresta Drive, 25000 Block (9:01 p.m.)
A caller reported two men and a woman screaming across the street. They also reported a silver car in the middle of the street with its doors open and engine off.
Street of the Green Lantern/ Pacific Coast Highway (4:24 a.m.)
A man appeared to be alone but was screaming, “Please don’t do this to me.”
Sunday, May 31
DISTURBANCE-MUSIC OR PARTY
Granada Drive/La Cresta Drive (10:35 p.m.)
Police received a complaint about a loud band playing in the middle of the street.
Dana Point Harbor Drive/Street of the Golden Lantern (3:37 p.m.)
A caller reported that someone had tied a rope around the park that was about 80 feet long and 4 feet off the ground. The caller thought those responsible might have planned to walk on the rope.
Valley View Court, 33400 Block (10:42 a.m.)
A woman reported that, at a nearby pool, a man told her he wanted to buy her phone and was “acting strangely.”
Saturday, May 30
Niguel Road/Ritz Carlton Drive (10:06 p.m.)
A trolley employee reported teenagers in a black jeep throwing eggs at his bus and his customers.
DISTURBANCE-MUSIC OR PARTY
Street of the Blue Lantern/Selva Road (9:44 p.m.)
A woman reported loud music coming from a condo that had been empty for a year. She told police the condo was across from a “known drug house” and she was not sure of the street but, “deputies would hear it when they arrived.”
Camino Capistrano, 34600 Block (12:12 a.m.)
A woman told police that someone was on her deck on the side of her house.
Friday, May 29
Camino de Estrella, 27000 Block (3:25 p.m.)
A man in his twenties was screaming, “You are all dead,” while walking toward a park.
Pacific Coast Highway, 34700 Block (11:35 p.m.)
A man reported an 18-year-old woman who appeared to be intoxicated and refused to leave. The caller told police he had met her on the street two-and-a-half weeks ago but, “she was no longer the person he knew,” and she “looked like the walking dead.”
Wednesday, May 27
KEEP THE PEACE
Del Prado Avenue, 24500 Block (12:20 p.m.)
A woman reported an ex-employee at Harbor View Executive Suites who quit and refused to leave until she got her last paycheck.
Del Prado Avenue, 24800 Block (11:34 a.m.)
A Ralph’s employee reported a man who took off with a cart from the shopping center.
Mediterranean Drive, 32600 Block (11:25 a.m.)
A caller reported two men trying to break into his home. The pair drove a late model Ford truck.