compiled by Lindsey Jones
Monday, August 6
BURGLARY IN PROGRESS
Calle Del Establo, 3800 Block (4:12 a.m.)
Deputies responded to a call reporting that two men wearing dark clothing were trying to break into several vehicles and were seen jiggling car door handles. The caller said that multiple car alarms were going off. A 19-year-old man, who works at a pizza deli, was arrested and held on $20,000 bail.
Sunday, August 5
El Camino Real, 200 Block (12:11 p.m.)
A 40-year-old contractor, wearing a wrist guard, was arrested after he used pepper spray on an employee of The Red Fox Lounge. He is currently in custody with bail set at $50,000.
Ola Vista, 1500 Block (6:35 a.m.)
A patrol check was performed when a caller reported a confrontation between an unknown man and woman who were yelling at one another, tearing up bushes and throwing them into the street. The man took the woman’s purse and threw it in the street as well the caller said.
Saturday, August 4
West Mariposa, 100 Block (11:10 p.m.)
A caller reported that an unknown man was sleeping on the sidewalk near CVS. The man was described as “not homeless,” approximately 30 years old and wearing a white shirt and black jeans.
Avenida Presidio, 100 Block (10:08 p.m.)
A 28-year-old man in the landscaping business was arrested after he was reported following a young man carrying a skateboard. The landscaper is currently in custody with bail set at $15,000.
La Ronda, 100 Block (3:35 a.m.)
An unknown man walked up to the caller’s house and started banging on the front door. The caller stated the man was possibly drunk and “very unruly.” The man was also seen urinating on a neighbor’s front porch. Deputies made contact with the man, who was detained but not arrested.
Friday, August 3
Cristianitos Road/ 5 Freeway (5:25 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested for a man in his 70s, carrying a black briefcase and acting suspicious. The caller was concerned because the man was standing in traffic lanes near the freeway overpass.
MUNICIPAL CODES VIOLATION
Calle Juarez, 3000 Block (12:14 a.m.)
A 59-year-old ex-business owner contacted police and told them that he was going to hurt himself and everyone he knows. The man also said that he wanted to die but could not do it himself. He claimed he was not armed but his probation officer stated the man was armed and dangerous. Deputies arrived to find the man having trouble breathing, and he was taken to Saddleback Memorial Center where he was later arrested. He is currently in custody with no bail set.
Thursday, August 2
Avenida Acapulco, 500 Block (11:11 p.m.)
A female contacted police claiming that her 80-year-old male roommate had just punched her in the mouth, and she was bleeding. She stated that she did not want medical attention and believed that there was a gun in the residence, though the roommate was yelling in the background that there was not. The female caller was described as intoxicated.
SHOTS HEARD-NO SUSPECT INFORMATION
Calle Casita, 700 Block (3:28 a.m.)
Deputies performed a patrol check after they received a call regarding multiple shots fired, glass breaking and people screaming near the Krikorian movie theater. Deputies determined the location of the disturbance to be in the Los Molinos area but were not able to locate any suspects.
Wednesday August 1
North El Camino Real/Camino Capistrano (9:19 a.m.)
A concerned citizen contacted deputies to report a man, wearing a red jacket and riding a bike, was seen pulling a small dog on a leash. The caller said the dog was “being jerked around.” The dog could not keep up, and the caller was concerned for the dog’s safety.
Tuesday, July 31
KEEP THE PEACE
Marquita, 100 Block (4:28 p.m.)
A man contacted police to inform them he was going to serve his female roommate with a 30-day eviction notice and feared she may become violent, as she has a history of violence.