Complied by Kevin Dahlgren, Darian Nourian and Andrea Maben
Monday, August 27
El Camino Real, 2400 Block (2:58 p.m.)
Hotel employees called police when a woman, who was reportedly intoxicated, refused to leave the hotel’s property even after she had already checked out.
ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY
Avenida del Reposo, 100 Block (1:45 p.m.)
Police stopped a vehicle on a routine traffic stop and although the driver claimed to have bought the vehicle the day before, failed to produce paperwork to prove the recent purchase and registration of the car.
South El Camino Real / Avenida Barcelona (1:24 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested for three males wearing black hats and staggering down the street. The caller told police that it appeared as if the suspects were under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
Camino Tierra, 6000 Block (9:41 a.m.)
A man called police to report his neighbor was threatening to kill his dog with a baseball bat because the dog was running loose in the street.
Domador, 2000 Block (3:49 a.m.)
A woman called police after she heard someone walking in circles behind her residence. She stated this was the third night in a row this had occurred. The woman could see a man dressed in all black and believed it could possibly be her ex-boyfriend, against whom she filed a restraining order two months ago. Deputies searched the walking path near the residence but were unable to locate the suspect.
Shots Heard-No Suspect Information
Avenida Montalvo, 200 Block (1:07 a.m.)
Several residents living near Calafia State Beach reported hearing a single gunshot coming from the beach parking lot. A patrol check was executed in the parking lot, along the beach, and in the neighborhood above the beach, but no suspicious activity was found.
Sunday, August 26
Calle Borrego, 300 Block (10:14 p.m.)
Police were called to the residence of a Pasadena police officer who had detained an unknown male. The off-duty officer had discovered the man hiding in a bush while looking through the bedroom windows of his home, trying to spy on his wife.
Alameda Lane, 100 Block (6:53 p.m.)
A patron of the San Clemente Cove Resort called police to report three juvenile males yelling obscenities to other guests of the resort. The boys were sitting on their balcony overlooking the pier drinking what looked to be cans of beer.
Avenida La Pata/Avenida Vista Hermosa (2:06 p.m.)
A man called to report his cell phone had been stolen earlier that day. He had used the phone’s “Find my Phone” feature to track its location to the Hermosa Sports Park. The caller, who was parked in the parking lot of the sports park, could see a large group of teenage males whom he had seen around the time his phone went missing, and believed they may have stolen it.
Assist Outside Agency
El Camino Real, 100 Block (12:54 p.m.)
San Clemente Animal Control contacted police to unlock a dark blue Dodge Ram truck parked near San Clemente Gym with a dog inside the cab. A passerby noticed the dog’s nose pressed against the rear passenger window. The man who spotted the truck said touching the window felt like “touching the glass of an oven door.” The owner of the truck could not be found to open the vehicle.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICHLE
Avenida Calafia, 200 Block (8:57 a.m.)
A woman called police to report a recreational vehicle that had at least two people living in it across the street from where she was walking. The woman told authorities that she was not upset that they were living in it, but was upset because they were urinating and defecating on the dirt path and hillside where she has to walk in order to avoid traffic.
Avenida Granada, 200 Block (6:59 a.m.)
A man opened his front door to get his morning paper and found someone had smeared dog feces all over his front porch. After calling police, the man also discovered that the gas cap on his car had been stolen during the night.
Saturday, August 25
Calle Del Cerro, 1000 Block (11:34 p.m.)
A woman called police after her 16-year-old daughter had run out of their home. The caller stated her daughter and husband had an argument regarding her dating a 19 year-old boy. When the father got into the shower, the girl had ran out the front door and left the neighborhood on foot.
Mira Velero, 100 Block (9:06 p.m.)
Police were requested in the area of the Shorecliffs Mobile Home Park when a girl came home to find her 52-year-old mother was missing. The girl called police after several attempts to contact her mother were unsuccessful. The missing woman was not believed to be a danger to herself or others. After a short search, the woman was found by her daughter.
Camino de Estrella, 400 Block (7:35 p.m.)
A white panel van was seen swerving across lane lines and hitting the curb near O’Reilly Auto Parts. The van was last seen parked in front of Las Golondrinas.
Avenida Buenos Aires, 500 Block (6:56 p.m.)
A woman from Oregon called local police after being unable to contact her mother, who lived in the area. The caller, who had tried several times to contact her mother’s caregiver, was worried her mom may have fallen down and was hurt. Police were dispatched to the residence and found the mother cooking dinner in the kitchen. She was unable to be contacted because her house phone was off the hook.
Calle del Cerro, 1100 Block (6:19 a.m.)
A man called police after waking up and seeing “a lot of law enforcement” outside his apartment. The man said he could not see what type of uniform or how many officers were present because it was too dark, but believed it was police, based on the cars parked nearby. The caller also stated the men were carrying firearms.
Friday, August 24
West Mariposa/Escalones (10:51 p.m.)
Several calls were received reporting a group of juvenile males fighting near the top of the beach walkway. The group, said to include as many as 15 kids, was seen punching and kicking each other in a violent manner.
East Avenida San Juan/El Camino Real (6:45 p.m.)
A patrol check of Avenida San Juan was requested after several males were seen racing mini-bikes up and down the street. The dirt bikes were being ridden at a high rate of speed and were very loud., according to the caller.
Investigate Person Down
El Camino Real, 2300 Block (2:40 p.m.)
Police were called to the parking lot behind the Sugar Shack Café to investigate a man laying in the grass. A witness stated the man had not moved for over an hour. Police located the man, who had been taking a nap under a tree.
Avenida Presidio, 100 Block (1:32 p.m.)
A man called police after receiving a text message from an unknown phone number about hiding a body.
Defrauding an Inn Keeper
Rosalinda, 300 Block (9:48 a.m.)
A taxi driver called police after the man to whom he was giving a ride left the cab without paying when they arrived at the destination. The driver said the man opened the door and ran into his residence without paying the fare and was now refusing to open his door.
Camino Galeon, 2400 Block (7:55 a.m.)
A man on his morning walk called police to report a suspicious man carrying what looked to be a woman’s purse hiding in bushes in front of a residence. Officers responded to the residence and found the man, who was able to show his credentials as a pest control employee spraying the house for ants.
Thursday, August 23
Burglary in Progress
Avenida Salvador, 200 Block (9:17 p.m.)
Police were called to the residence of a man stating his home had been broken into. The 60-year-old man reported that his younger brother had broken a window to gain access to the home. After the caller announced his presence in the home, the brother fell down, injuring himself.
Keep the Peace
El Camino Real, 300 Block (8:52 p.m.)
A manager of a local restaurant called police after two unknown males gave him fake IDs when ordering alcohol. The subjects were sitting at a table inside the business.
Avenida La Pata/Avenida Vista Hermosa (9:28 a.m.)
A truck carrying an “obviously heavy load” was seen driving along a stretch of road where three-axel vehicles are prohibited.