Compiled by Kevin Dahlgren
Monday, January 7
Assist Outside Agency
Avenida Del Mar, 600 Block (8:20 a.m.)
Deputies were called to the railroad crossing near the pier, where an unknown man was seen attempting to jump in front of passing trains. Upon arrival, deputies were able to determine that the man was a Marine stationed at Camp Pendleton. After calming the man down, officers transported him back to base where he was transferred to the custody of Military Police.
Avenida Pico, 900 Block (4:16 a.m.)
A patrol check was requested for the area where a large group of employees were using power tools in the Albertsons parking lot. The caller wanted the group to quiet down the tool use during the early hours of the morning.
Sunday, January 6
Avenida Pico, 500 Block (4:03 p.m.)
An employee of a gas station called police after it was discovered that a credit card reader had been tampered with. Employees were notified by a customer who noticed a broken protection seal while trying to pay for gas at the pump.
Avenida Adobe, 200 Block (1:20 a.m.)
A man called police to file a report after he was attacked by an unknown male while walking his dogs earlier in the night. The man told officers he was walking along the street with his dog when someone ran up behind him and punched him several times in the back of the head. The man was unable to give a description of his attacker.
Saturday, January 5
Avenida Fabricante, 200 Block (10:13 p.m.)
Police were called after a couple moving personal items into a storage facility discovered they had been locked inside the facility. The two were attempting to leave the storage facility when they discovered the front gate had been locked for the night. A deputy with the gate access code was sent to the scene to open the gate.
Avenida La Pata/Avenida Vista Hermosa (6:58 p.m.)
A gray Acura sedan was seen driving erratically and swerving all over the road while traveling southbound on Avenida La Pata. The driver of the vehicle was believed to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Calle Sarmentoso, 1200 Block (4:31 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested for the area of Bernice Ayer Middle School where as many as 10 juveniles were seen shooting each other with paintball guns on the roof of the school.
Annoying Phone Call
El Camino Real, 100 Block (3:03 p.m.)
A man called police after receiving several harassing phone calls and text messages from a former customer. The man told police that he was being harassed constantly for nearly two months and wished to know what he could do to make the phone calls stop.
Friday, January 4
Traffic Accident-Unknown Injuries
South Ola Vista/Paseo de Cristobal (3:59 p.m.)
San Diego Gas & Electric and the Orange County Fire Authority were called to the scene of a single car accident. The driver of the car was complaining of neck pain after colliding with a telephone pole. The driver was treated at the scene for minor abrasions and it was determined that no structural damage was done to the pole.
Boca de la Playa/Avenida Pico (9:06 a.m.)
Two teenage males were seen attempting to light Christmas trees on fire near lifeguard tower 14. The caller was unable to give a description of the teens, but was worried they may hurt themselves if they were not stopped.
Camino de Los Mares/Marbella (12:24 a.m.)
Police were called after an elderly man was seen standing near the fire station and angrily waving his cane at passersby. The man was taken into custody after deputies witnessed the man urinating in the bushes nearby. After a background check, it was determined the man had outstanding warrants and was taken to Central Men’s Jail.
Thursday, January 3
Via Pico Plaza/Avenida Pico (11:13 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested in the area of Via Pico Plaza after a silver Honda Civic was seen driving with only its parking lights on. The vehicle was also seen driving onto the curb while turning into Via Pico Plaza. The driver of the car was last seen entering Staples.