Monday, August 13
Avenida Adobe/Calle Bahia (10:14 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested for several juveniles playing in the pool area after hours and being too loud. The caller stated the children had squirt guns, boogey boards and water balloons and were having what appeared to be a “water war.”
Calle Cuervo, 100 Block (8:05 p.m.)
A woman called police to report a man going door-to-door in her neighborhood, asking for money. The woman described the man as in his mid-30s and approximately 6-feet tall. He was wearing dark clothing. Deputies checked the area and found a man selling magazine subscriptions for a Wounded Warriors fundraiser.
Cruelty to Animals
Calle Luego, 500 Block (9:17 a.m.)
The caller told deputies he was walking down his street when a man walking in the opposite direction began punched his dog in the head while holding the dog in the air by its collar. The man was described as approximately 60 years old with a tan-colored hat. Animal Control was contacted and dispatched to the location.
Sunday, August 12
Elena Lane/Avenida Victoria (6:21 p.m.)
Eight boys were reported skateboarding on the street and filming their stunts. The boys were said to be crossing into private property and damaging the sidewalks with wax.
East Avenida Pico/I-5 Freeway (11:40 a.m.)
A bus was spotted disabled and blocking lanes of traffic near the freeway overpass. The bus driver had warning cones out, but traffic was still beginning to back up.
Riachuelo, 2800 Block (9:12 a.m.)
Two men were seen taking palm trees from a foreclosed property that had been vacant for about three months. A neighbor questioned the men, who stated that they had purchased the palm trees from the property owner.
Saturday, August 11
Suspicious Person in Vehicle
East Avenida Pico/Avenida La Pata (11:33 p.m.)
Four men wearing ski masks were seen inside a green Acura sedan parked near Wal-Mart. The caller was worried that the men might be preparing to burglarize a store in the area.
Calle del Comercio, 2700 Block (6:04 p.m.)
A man called to report that his Harley Davidson motorcycle had been stolen. The motorcycle was black and chrome, with black leather bags on the back and an iron cross on the front handlebars. The thief was described as a male in his 40s, wearing a black helmet and blue jeans. He was last seen riding south on Calle del Comercio.
Avenida del Presidente, 2600 Block (4:10 p.m.)
Hotel employees called deputies to report an envelope full of cash that had been found on the beach. Two men were walking along the beach when one of the men stepped on the envelope and brought it to the hotel to turn it in.