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Saturday, August 3

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE

Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Amber Lantern (7:48 p.m.) A man called authorities after a gas station attendant told him that a man riding a skateboard and carrying a guitar was trying to break into cars behind the station. The attendant told the caller a man and a woman were at the gas station earlier asking for money after both of their credit cards were declined.

DRUNK DRIVING

Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Amber Lantern (6:44 p.m.) A drunken man was seen getting into his grey Honda Pilot in the parking lot of Circle K. A witness was able to stop the man and informed him that he was calling the police.

ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY

Doheny Park Road, 34100 Block (5:11 p.m.) Deputies were notified of a man who had passed out inside of a bathroom. The caller was unable to tell if the man was still breathing because the door to the bathroom was locked from the inside.

DISTURBANCE

Pacific Coast Highway/Del Obispo Street (4:46 p.m.) Two homeless men were seen having a physical altercation in the vacant parking lots south of A’s Burgers.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE

Coral Reach Street/Eastwind Drive (3:25 p.m.) A man and his dog were reported sleeping in the park. The caller was suspicious of the man because he said that he had seen him the night prior, this morning and now again in the park.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE

Malaga Drive, 33700 Block (12:34 p.m.) A woman and her friend were approached by a suspicious vehicle. The man in the vehicle asked to borrow one of their phones to check his Facebook account. When the caller’s friend received her phone back she discovered the man was possibly involved in selling drugs. The caller said she would stand by for deputies to arrive to show them the phone activity.

DISTURBANCE-MECHANICAL

Via Santa Rosa, 32400 Block (12:03 p.m.) A man called authorities complaining about his neighbor, who was using a jack hammer across the street from his residence. Dispatch reported that the caller was being uncooperative. When dispatch advised the man this type of activity could be done during this time of the day, the man insulted the dispatcher’s intelligence and hung up.

CITIZEN ASSIST

Quail Run, 25600 Block (10:31 a.m.) A woman called authorities complaining about a man who repeatedly lets his dog roam around without a leash. The woman said, “The dog craps everywhere, and I’m sick of it.”

WELFARE CHECK

Quail Run, 25600 Block (10:02 a.m.) A caller heard their upstairs neighbor moving items around the unit, until it sounded like the neighbor had fallen down. When the caller went upstairs to check on the neighbor, no one answered the door.

 

Friday, August 2

DISTURBANCE

Pacific Coast Highway/Street of the Ruby Lantern (11:52 p.m.) A woman driving a dark blue Dodge Avenger notified deputies that she was being followed by dark bronze Infiniti for close to half an hour when she made the call.

DISTURBANCE

Street of the Amber Lantern/Pacific Coast Highway (11:50 p.m.) A group of loud and possibly drunken men were seen in the parking lot of the Blue Dolphin Bar and Restaurant. The men were seen on top of the roof of a nearby business prior to when the call was made.

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