Compiled by Kevin Dahlgren
Tuesday, November 13
Keep the Peace
Camino Costado, 4800 Block (9:16 p.m.)
A woman called saying that she had brought her ex-husband to her father’s residence to help her move, but that he was reading, smoking or sleeping, rather than helping her. The woman was on medication due to recent dental work.
Rosalinda, 3000 Block (4:52 p.m.)
A caller told the dispatcher he was concerned about his friend, who he said he had not heard from since Sunday. The caller said he had received two text messages from his friend, one saying he was “dead,” and the other saying he was “lost.”
Avenida Victoria, 600 Block ( 2:51 p.m.)
A caller reported a white male with long hair, described as “filthy”, who had been panhandling all day near the San Clemente Pier. The man also had a bicycle and bed roll.
S. El Camino Real/Aenida San Luis Rey (1:23 p.m)
A caller reported male and female transients with a Labrador retriever. The pair were under the influence of drugs and were yelling at the dog. The caller believed the duo were possibly doing drug deals.
Via Alegre, 300 Block (12:36 p.m.)
A blue GMC was seen parked in the same spot for more than two weeks without moving. The owner of the car was contacted and asked to move the vehicle.
El Camino Real, 2700 Block (12:08 p.m.)
An employee of the Motel English called police after a woman who had been sleeping on the grass outside the hotel with her dog refused to leave. The employee told police the woman was a transient who lived somewhere in the area and liked to lie on the grass.
El Camino Real, 3600 Block (9:09 a.m.)
A patron at the San Clemente Surf Inn called police after witnessing two males and a female in a physical altercation outside the lobby. The caller said that one of the males had an “iron rod” in his hand.
El Camino Real, 500 Block (7:34 a.m.)
A suspicious male was seen urinating on the roof of a building. The caller believed he might also attempt to break into the building. The man was described between 30 and 35-years-old with a shaved head and last seen walking east on El Camino Real.
Monday, November 12
Via Ameno/Avenida de Nogales (6:33 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested for the area after a man was seen selling something door-to-door. The caller did not speak with the man but saw him knock on the doors of several houses. The man was last seen walking southbound on Via Ameno wearing a black jacket with patches on it.
Via Otono, 700 Block (2:03 p.m)
A resident called police after two solicitors knocked on his door asking for money for military veterans, but the caller said they did not look like they were in the military. The caller described the men as early 20s, both 5 feet 10 inches, one heavy set with dark hair, and the other was skinny with blonde hair.
Traffic Accident-Unknown Injuries
Calle Negocio, 900 Block (11:07 a.m.)
An accident involving a motorcycle was reported to police by a witness. The caller told dispatch the motorcycle had driven over a curb and into a tree. Orange County Fire Authority transported the driver to San Clemente Hospital after he complained of back pain.
El Camino Real, 2300 Block (9:17 a.m.)
A call to the police reported a stop sign that had been knocked over near OC Tavern. City officials were notified and crews were sent to the location to fix the sign.
Sunday, November 11
East Avenida Palizada/El Camino Real (7:37 p.m.)
A man called police after he saw a man lying down in the middle of the street. The caller thought the man was playing a prank because he saw the man get up and walk to the sidewalk and back to the middle of the street where he lied down again.
Avenida Del Mar/Alameda Lane (4:50 p.m.)
Police were called after a woman was seen stumbling on Del Mar before getting into her black Toyota RAV4. The caller could see three children in the vehicle and was worried the driver was too intoxicated to drive safely.
Suspicious Person in Vehicle
Avenida Adobe, 100 Block (7:51 a.m.)
A local resident called police after seeing two men sitting in a black sedan near the caller’s house. The second occupant of the vehicle had arrived in a separate car, which was parked directly behind the black sedan. Deputies located the vehicle and contacted the occupants. The men worked with a painting company and were waiting for the rest of their crew to arrive at a house in the area.
Saturday, November 10
El Camino Real, 200 Block (11:41 p.m.)
An employee of a local business called police when an elderly woman began hitting the workers of the business. The 60-year-old woman was upset the store did not have an item in stock and started slapping the employee on the back and arms. Police were able to calm the woman down and released her to a family member.
East Avenida Pico/I-5 Freeway (9:11 p.m.)
A man called police from a gas station after a white Mitsubishi sedan nearly hit his car twice on the freeway. The caller told police the driver of the Mitsubishi appeared to be trying to lure the caller into street racing on the freeway.
Avenida Vista Hermosa/Calle Frontera (6:16 p.m.)
A woman called police after witnessing a man in the vehicle next to her at a stop light loading what appeared to be a gun. The caller told dispatch that she “was not 100 percent sure it was a gun, but it certainly looked like one.” The man was last seen driving southbound on Avenida Hermosa.
Via Belleza, 0 Block (2L44 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested after several juveniles were seen racing motorcycles on the street without a helmet. Deputies were unable to locate any motorcycles after a check of the area.
Burglary in Progress
Via Divertirse, 0 Block (2:04 a.m.)
Several males were seen breaking into a house by climbing through the front windows of the residence. The caller told police that he could see two males entering through the front of the house but believed there may be additional people at the rear of the house. A red truck parked outside the residence was believed to be used by the burglars.
Friday, November 9
Assist Outside Agency
Camino Capistrano, 2900 Block (6:06 p.m.)
A woman called police after being attacked by an unattended pit bull. Orange County Fire Authority was dispatched to the scene to attend to a laceration caused by the dog. Animal control was also dispatched to the location to take the pit bull to the animal shelter.
Calle del Cerro/Avenida Vista Montana (2:53 p.m)
A large tree branch was reported in lanes of traffic on Vista Montana. City crews were sent to the location to clear the debris from the roadway.
Traffic Accident-Unknown Injuries
Avenida Valencia, 100 Block (2:27 p.m.)
Orange County Fire Authority was sent to the scene of a traffic collision involving three vehicles. Witnesses told police a red Porsche “pin balled” off two cars parked on the street before coming to rest on the curb. The driver of the Porsche was acting very suspicious, putting almost an entire pack of gum in her mouth and was refusing to leave her vehicle. A 39 year-old woman was arrested and later released after posting bail.
Calle de Industrias/Calle de Los Molinos (11:36 a.m.)
A man was arrested for drunk driving after being pulled over by an officer for running a red light. The deputy smelled alcohol and the driver was taken into custody after failing a field sobriety test. The man was later released from jail after posting bail.
Thursday, November 8
Investigate Person Down
Camino De Los Mares, 600 Block (11:03 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested for the parking lot of the Ralph’s shopping center after a homeless man was seen inside of a cardboard box in a parking space. The caller was unsure if the man was hurt or sleeping but did not think medical attention was needed.
Estribo, 2900 Block (2:25 p.m.)
A resident called police after hearing his neighbor say, “I’m going to get you, you’ll see.” The caller was unsure who his neighbor may be talking to but told police his voice did not sound pleasant.