Compiled by Ariana Crisafulli
Monday, January 14
Via Alonso, 0 Block (9:16 a.m.)
A man was coming back home from walking his dog when he saw a 4-year-old child in pajamas on his front lawn. The man didn’t recognize the child as belonging to any of his neighbors.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE
Calle Esteban, 2800 Block (8:48 a.m.)
An informant called to report three subjects parked in a white Honda in their neighborhood with dealer plates. The windows in the Honda were heavily tinted so the informant was unable to describe the subjects but reported that they may have been selling drugs from the car.
Calle Campanero/Avenida Talega (6:43 a.m.)
A traffic hazard was caused when a large possum was in the center lanes, blocking traffic. San Clemente Animal Control was advised to come and remove the animal.
Sunday, January 13
E. Avenida Magdalena/El Camino Real (3:30 p.m.)
An informant called to report two male subjects driving around the golf course, blowing an air horn when golfers went to swing. The caller suspected that the men might have been Marines because they were wearing camouflage.
ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON
S. Avenida Magdalena/El Camino Real (3:30 p.m.)
An informant reported that a male in a gray Toyota Avalon with an unknown plate attempted to intentionally run him onto the sidewalk.
Cristianitos Road, 100 Block (1:39 p.m.)
A male in his late teens or early 20s was seen running through the Pinnacle apartments parking lot with what appeared to be a rifle with a short handle. The informant was uncertain if the object was a firearm or a paintball gun.
Avenida Pico, 700 Block (7:55 a.m.)
A caller reported a man passed out in front of San Clemente High School. The informant later called back and wanted to cancel his report because it appeared that the man had woken up.
Camino del los Mares (2:36 a.m.)
A woman was sent to the emergency room with head injuries after being dragged by a truck for 15 feet. The driver of the truck was the woman’s boyfriend who said that her jacket had gotten caught on a hook in the back of the truck and was unaware that he was dragging her.
El Camino Real, 200 Block (1:17 a.m.)
Informants called police to report being unfairly pepper-sprayed at a bar. The subjects were sprayed by the bouncers, but said there was no apparent reason for it.
Avenida Vista Montana, 200 Block (12:46 a.m.)
A hospital employee called for a welfare check for a woman who came into the hospital complaining of abdominal pain. However, the patient decided to remove the IV and run out of the hospital where a female in an unknown vehicle picked her up and left the hospital grounds.
Saturday, January 12
DISTURBANCE-MUSIC OR PARTY
Calle Canasta, 600 Block (8:30 p.m.)
A caller reported their neighbors having a loud and unruly party. The caller was especially concerned because there appeared to be unattended children in a bounce house in the back yard.
Avenida Costanso, 300 Block (7:51 p.m.)
The informant saw a tan sedan with tinted windows driving slowly up and down the street where it finally stopped at a cul-de-sac. The informant called because he believed that a drug deal was taking place.
HIT AND RUN MISDEMEANOR
Avenida Presidente/Avenida Magdalena (6:42 p.m.)
The informant’s car was hit by a blue taxi, which was driving with its headlights off. The informant was unable to get the taxi company or license plate of the offending taxi.
El Camino Real, 2300 Block (2:41 p.m.)
An employee of a business reported that a female transient, who was carrying a blue sleeping bag, was disturbing customers outside the business. The employee called after the woman smacked a customer in the bathroom.
PETTY THEFT REPORT
Avenida San Gabriel, 0 Block (1:14 p.m.)
A man called to report that a roll of quarters was stolen from him. He later changed his mind and said that he did not wish to report the stolen roll of quarters, but that he would like a new one instead.
Calle Frontera, 3000 Block (9:23 a.m.)
A cleaning lady was cleaning a client’s house when an elderly woman walked in the front door. The woman did not live at the residence and appeared to be lost. The owner of the house confirmed that the woman did not live there and told police that she did not know who the woman was. The unknown woman eventually tried to leave the house but the two informants asked police if they could pick up the woman, since she seemed to be confused.
Friday, January 11
La Salle, 100 Block (12:48 p.m.)
A man called to let police know that his house had been tagged for nuisance calls but that his six-month probationary period was over and that he was required to call for a deputy to come out and remove the tag.
Via Teca, 2100 Block (12:10 p.m.)
Employees at the Edison Nuclear plant called police because they were concerned about a fellow employee who had not shown up for work in two days. The police called the man’s wife who said she had spoken to him the night before and he told her he was not going to work the next day. The man’s car was not at his home and he was not answering his cell phone.
Camino de los Mares, 600 Block (12:07 p.m.)
An informant called to report a 30 to 35-year-old man with two baby strollers and dog behind Ralph’s. The man was seen drinking liquor and the informant was concerned about the safety of the children.
Calle Puente, 1100 Block (10:20 a.m.)
The principal of an elementary school called police to deal with “an aggressive 6-year-old female.” The mother was also called to take control of the juvenile.
Avenida Pico, 500 Block (12:53 a.m.)
A male transient was refusing to leave a business. The informant told police that the man was not ordering anything and was talking about his dreams.
Thursday, January 10
El Camino Real, 200 Block (10:38 p.m.)
The owner of a taxi company was trying to get one of his cars back from an employed driver who was reportedly “stonewalling” him and refusing to talk.
Finca, 0 Block (9:41 p.m.)
A man was assaulted by his neighbor who had hit him in the face with his keys. There were unknown weapons and drugs involved, and the assailant had been drinking. The informant refused medical attention.
Avenida Pico, 700 Block (8:49 p.m.)
An informant called to report several male subjects dressed in dark clothing that were hanging out in a parking lot. The informant called because he thought they were “up to no good.”
E. Avenida Pico/Camino Vera Cruz (4:58 p.m.)
A shop clerk called police to let them know that a man in his late 20s was attempting to steal a case of beer in the store. The clerk was afraid because he was uncertain if the man had any weapons on him.
Avenida Rosa, 100 Block (3:12 p.m.)
A 25 to 28-year-old man was going door-to-door selling unknown items. The informant called because he believed that the man was casing the neighborhood. He described the man as having “bro hair” and sunglasses.
Avenida Salvador, 1700 Block (2:26 p.m.)
A family called concerned about the father/husband. Police were informed that the man went on a walk near the canyon behind their house and had not returned and was not answering phone calls. The family thought that the father/husband had possibly fallen into the canyon.
Monte Vista, 100 Block (11:34 a.m.)
A caller reported someone pouring paint on the front porch of the building.
Avenida La Pata/Avenida Pico (10:23 a.m.)
There were about 12 16-foot pipes blocking the road. City workers came to remove them. Police were informed that if anyone called and wanted their steel pipes back, they would be in the city yard.
Coronado Lane, 100 Block (2:43 a.m.)
A man walked into his garage to find a male subject passed out on the garage floor. The man informed police that he did not know the man and didn’t know how he had gotten in.