Compiled by Jonathan Volzke
Tuesday, January 3
Calle Deschecha/Avenida Pico (2:06 a.m.) Deputies checking on a pedestrian out early in the morning found he was wanted on a failure-to-appear warrant. He was arrested.
Marquita, 200 Block (12:34 a.m.) A neighbor complained about loud noises coming from a home. The resident was moving out and packing loudly. A few hours earlier, the woman reported her ex-husband came over to help her move, and she suspected he’d stolen a bag with $400 in it.
Monday, January 2
Estampida, 3100 Block (11:45 p.m.) A caller reported a friend had been drinking for two days and may hurt himself. His wife and kids had left the house.
Via Merluza, 600 Block (11:50 p.m.) An apartment dweller reported the couple above him sounded like they were fighting. The resident above, the caller reported, is a Marine possibly suffering post-traumatic stress.
ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY
Plaza La Playa/Avenida La Costa (11:08 p.m.) People were burning a Christmas tree on the beach.
Calle Vallarta, 700 Block (9:24 p.m.) A woman reported her 17-year-old son stole a bottle of prescription medications from her.
CRUELTY TO ANIMALS
Camino de Los Mares, 600 Block (8:44 p.m.) Deputies were asked to check on a dog left in a car for more than two hours in front of the theater. The dog, the caller said, appeared cold. Animal control advised deputies it’s illegal to leave an animal in an unattended vehicle regardless of the weather or for how long. The deputy said the dog appeared fine and was barking.
Calle Verano, 3500 Block (6:54 p.m.) A man reported finding what he believed was human hair with blood in it on his porch.
Camino de Los Mares, 600 Block (6:36 p.m.) A man wanted to talk to deputies about a 16-year-old neighbor he suspected was involving his 14-year-old son in drugs.
El Camino Real, 500 Block (5:04 p.m.) A woman reported seeing a car circle a convenience store several times before four “gang types” jumped out and tried to attack another man.
Del Gado Road, 100 Block (4:34 p.m.)
A woman reported her daughter was out of control in the garage. Dispatchers could hear a woman screaming and throwing things, then the woman, 38, took off down the street.
Avenida Del Verdor, 4:15 p.m. (4:20 p.m.) A teen-aged boy asked a resident for a drink of water. The resident thought that was suspicious and noted the area had been hit by burglaries recently.
North Ola Vista/Avenida Granada, (3:47 p.m.) Somebody was using the water at a business to wash a Camaro, even though the business was closed.
Camino de Los Mares/Calle Campana (2:07 p.m.) Deputies were asked to be on the lookout for teens throwing water balloons and shooting spitwads from a black SUV.
Via Nada, 200 Block (1:29 p.m.) A father reported his son’s roommate told him his son hadn’t been seen since Friday night, although his truck was still out front. The man’s bedroom door was locked, but the roommates were afraid to break in.
Avenida Serra, 100 Block (8:59 a.m.) A woman reported a neighbor across the street was peeping into her windows.
Camino Vera Cruz/Avenida Pico (11:42 p.m.) A woman reported her 13-year-old daughter was walking home from school when she heard a woman yelling “I don’t want to lose my virginity like this.” Deputies searched the area, even patrolling on foot, but could not find anything amiss.
Sunday, January 1
Calle Neblina, 400 Block (7:57 p.m.) A woman reported kids were throwing eggs at her house. Deputies rounded them up and released them to their parents.
Avenida Caballeros/El Oriente (7:42 p.m.) A caller saw a bunch of teens near a silver Audi that appeared to have gone off the side of the road. The kids said they did not need any help. Deputies found the airbags had been deployed and a flatbed tow truck was needed.
Camino de Los Mares/Portico del Sur (7:54 p.m.) Firefighters notified deputies that the driver of a single-car accident was walking away. The man was described as white, in his 50s with short gray hair. He was wearing blue jeans, a shirt and brown hiking shoes.
Avenida Del Mar, 200 Block (4 p.m.)
A shopkeeper reported a man and woman in their 50s were throwing flour at people walking by the store.
Calle Amistad, 100 Block (11:58 a.m.)
A woman reported her son stole more than $1,000 from her -and she wanted to press charges.
Camino de Los Mares, 600 Block (8:47 a.m.) Someone threw a rock through a bank window. At 7:08 a.m., deputies responded to a report that the door at a pizza place in the same area had been kicked in.
Camino de Los Mares, 600 Block (5:04 a.m.) A man in the emergency room with a broken arm reported he was jumped near the pier.
DRUNK IN PUBLIC
El Camino Real, 500 Block (2:48 a.m.)
A man, obviously drunk, reported that he could not get a taxi to take him home. He called 9-1-1 to ask deputies for a ride, saying he’d otherwise drive while under the influence.
Avenida de La Rivera, 200 Block (12:55 a.m.) A caller reported that someone was beating up her friend. A homeowner said the girl came to the door distraught, asking to use the phone. The girl’s knees were cut; the homeowner did not know where the friend was.
El Camino Real, 300 Block (12:26 a.m.) Dispatchers overheard a fight through the phone lines: A woman was screaming “stop hitting me,” with a male voice in the background. Another male was also heard, and the woman was yelling “you don’t get to drive.” The woman then said she had everything under control. A 26-year-old man, who listed his occupation as a “manager,” was taken into custody.