Compiled by Ariana Crisafulli
Calle Gomero, 900 Block
Monday, January 9 (1:24 p.m.)
A woman called to ask deputies to check on a friend who phoned earlier and said her husband had rolled her up in a piece of carpet three hours earlier. The caller hadn’t heard from her friend.
Mariposa, 200 Block
Tuesday, January 24 (11:49 a.m.)
A man had taken apart a hot water heater and moved a washing machine due to mold. When told he was at the wrong location, he left and did not replace anything.
Camino de Los Mares, 600 Block
Monday, February 20 (8:27 a.m.)
Deputies were directed to a woman who was crying because she “misplaced” her male companion. Both man and woman may have been under the influence of something.
Canada, 100 Block
Sunday, February 19 (10:13 p.m.)
A resident reported asking four or five men smoking marijuana on a patio to keep it down. One yelled back for him to be quiet or he’d shoot him.
El Camino Real, 1800 Block
Monday, April 30 (3:36 p.m.)
A man stole a woman’s burrito and cheese stick after he threatened to punch her in the face if she didn’t hand over her food. The burrito thief was tracked down and found at a bus stop nearby where he was taken into custody. The 34-year-old man, whose occupation is listed as a cook, was taken into $50,000 bail.
Avenida De Los Lobos Marinos, 500 Block
Saturday, May 5 (10:53 a.m.)
A caller was concerned about a man dancing in the street “like a crazy person.” The dancing man was seen the day before when he was asking people for their cell phones.
El Camino Real, 2400 Block
Saturday, May 12 (1:03 p.m.)
A woman was evicted from a motel May 11 and came back the next day to harass the owner. This time she returned wearing a skirted bathing suit and carrying bananas in both hands. She was seen making “rude gestures” with the fruit and was giving the middle finger to the owner.
Avenida Pico/Camino La Pedriza
Sunday, June 8 (11:40 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested in the area after a caller reported water from an unknown source “shooting into the air like the Bellagio water show.”
Avenida Victoria, 600 Block
Saturday, June 9 (6:51 p.m.)
A caller reported a man was running down the San Clemente Pier, spraying people with an unknown substance. The subject was dressed in camouflage clothing and a mask and was last seen south of the Pier.
El Camino Real, 2300 Block
Tuesday, June 17 (1 a.m.)
A caller reported that a man was hanging “like a koala” from a traffic signal.
SHOTS HEARD-NO SUSPECT INFORMATION
Calle Puente, 1100 Block
Saturday, June 23 (1:59 a.m.)
A Marine called to report that he heard two gunshots coming from the area and that he is familiar with what a gunshot sounds like. The shots he heard ended up being fireworks.
Calle Seville, 300 Block
Wednesday, July 25 (8:15 p.m.)
A female caller reported that her male neighbor threatened to assault her after she picked up the dog poop that his dog left on her front lawn and placed it on his front step. The caller stated that her neighbor “got into her face.”
Avenida Miramar, 100 Block
Tuesday, July 24 (4:21 p.m.)
An elderly man, who sounded very confused, contacted police and kept repeating that he is “the first world champion skateboarder” and “there is heroin and cocaine all over.” The man also stated at the end of the call that he fell out of his wheelchair.
ROBBERY IN PROGRESS
La Ronda, 100 Block
Sunday, August 19 (7:34 p.m.)
A 19-year-old bald male wearing jeans punched a Stuft Pizza deliveryman and then stole the olive and ham pizza he was carrying in his hands. The deliveryman saw the male run towards the nearby hotel, behind the laundromat.
Avenida Presidio, 100 Block
Friday, August 24 (1:32 p.m.)
A man called police after receiving a text message from an unknown phone number about hiding a body.
Calle La Veta, 3300 Block
Monday, September 3 (11:53 p.m.)
A local man was arrested after reports of an unknown male wandering through backyards was received by police. A resident noticed movement in his backyard and discovered the man walking around his swimming pool. The man was described as 5 foot, 10 inches tall wearing only his underwear.
Follow Up Report
Avenida San Diego, 100 Block
Saturday, September 8 (11:01 p.m.)
A man was upset that an unidentified third party kept calling the police on him and the man said he wanted to report harassment. He was especially angry because the last harassing phone call interrupted his lovemaking on his birthday.
Avenida Algodon, 100 Block
Saturday, September 15 (9:44 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested for a residential neighborhood where an unknown woman was walking around the street screaming that she is the “Antichrist.” The caller described the woman as normal build with light blonde hair, wearing a burgundy poncho and blue jeans.
El Camino Real, 1600 Block
Saturday, September 15 (12:12 p.m.)
A man called police after another customer at a local business “shook his hand too hard and aggressively smacked him on the back.”
El Camino Real, 2400 Block
Sunday, September 23 (12:06 a.m.)
A man called police stating his neighbors were talking to him about planting illegal drugs in his room in a scheme to get him arrested. The caller also stated that he used heroin in the morning, and still may be under the influence. Police dispatchers noticed that the man sound extremely paranoid and mentally unstable.
Avenida Presidio, 100 Block
Friday, September 28 (3:35 p.m.)
A female called police stating a man has been living in her home for the past year against her wishes. The woman also claimed she had no idea how the man got into her home.
Escalones, 100 Block
Friday, October 19 (1:58 a.m.)
A man called police and requested a welfare check on himself due to incessant drinking. The caller said he has been drinking every day since his wife passed away five months ago and had caught himself talking to objects like pillows and slippers.
Calle Vallarta, 800 Block
Wednesday, October 17 (11:34 a.m.)
A person called to report a group of subjects who were knocking on doors in the neighborhood asking if there were any deaf people around so they could give them a Bible to read.
Keep the Peace
Camino Costado, 4800 Block
Tuesday, November 13 (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.
East Avenida Palizada/El Camino Real
Sunday, November 11 (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 laid down again.
El Camino Real, 200 Block
Saturday, November 10 (11:41 p.m.)
An employee of a local business called police when an elderly woman began hitting the workers at 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.
Camino de los Mares/Estancia
Thursday, November 15 (10:10 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested for the area after the caller saw a man in a black Cadillac sedan exit the vehicle and roll around on the ground for several minutes before re-entering the vehicle. The car had been parked in the same place for nearly an hour.
Ola Vista, 400 Block
Sunday, December 2 (5:38 p.m.)
An informant called because she was concerned about an anonymous box left outside her door with a balloon attached that said, “Open this box.” The box contained a Hershey’s Kiss. Nothing more was found to be suspicious about the situation other than its anonymity.
Via Socorro, 200 Block
Monday, December 10 (11:53 a.m.)
A caller stated that a man was walking three donkeys and had tried to come onto the campus of a school. The caller said that the man was nice, but thought it was odd he was walking around with three donkeys.
DISTURBANCE-MUSIC OR PARTY
La Rambla, 300 Block
Saturday, December 8 (9:34 p.m.)
A loud party was reported with questionable behavior occurring. People at the party were said to be doing drugs, having sex and urinating on the resident’s lawn. The informant reported that this was an ongoing problem for the neighborhood.