Compiled by Victor Carno
Sunday, February 3
Avenida Presidio/El Camino Real (6:19 p.m.)
A caller indicated that he was arguing with a man—described as wearing red flannel pajama bottoms. The man threatened to “bash a beer bottle over his head,” was carrying two bottles and was last seen walking behind the buildings headed northbound on El Camino Real.
Via Socorro, 200 Block (3:51 p.m.)
A caller requested a welfare check for a loved one who had not been heard from in three days and was depressed due to a death in the family.
Camino De Los Mares, 600 Block (1:23 p.m.)
A homeless woman, approximately 65 years old, was reported to be sitting on a bench in front of a store yelling at customers. The woman talked about a gun, but no weapon was seen
Saturday, February 2
HIT AND RUN PARKED CAR
Camino El Molino/ Camindo de Estrella (11:51 p.m.)
An informant called in saying that a man driving a yellow Toyota had just hit his car and sped off toward the freeway. The caller also said that the subject was yelling at him while driving off. The dispatch log indicates that the dispatcher thought the caller was drunk.
Mar Escarpa, 4400 Block (11:44 p.m.)
Police received a call stemming from a verbal, and possibly physical, dispute between a man and a woman. Police showed up to the subjects’ backyard to find the two still screaming at each other. The female seemed to be intoxicated.
Calle Amistad, 100 Block (11:27 p.m.)
A caller said a man and a woman were fighting in the apartment unit upstairs. The woman explained to the police that the man had slapped her in the face.
Avenida Salvador, 700 Block (8:27 p.m.)
The caller said kids in the neighborhood had built barricades in the middle of the road, blocking all lanes.
Vis Presa, 700 Block (8:11 p.m.)
Several callers reported that a man who appeared to be bloody was walking on foot toward the 700 block. Informants reported that the man was breathing heavily and not talking to anyone. The subject was described to be about 5 feet 7 inches tall, medium build, with dark hair.
9-1-1 HANG UP
Calle Seville, 200 Block (7:28 p.m.)
A frantic and out of breath elderly woman called police this stating, “It’s my son and that’s all I’m going to say,” before she hung up. Police arrived and the woman said that her 49-year-old son was drunk and had tried to burn down the house while he was in the bathroom. She also said that he took off on foot wearing orange pants. Deputies later apprehended and arrested the man.
La Rambla/Boca Del Canon (6:13 p.m.)
A small landslide occurred this weekend on the beach trail south of T-Street. Police were immediately called to the scene where there were reportedly basketball-sized boulders.
El Camino Real, 3300 Block (5:06 p.m.)
Police received a tip about a subject who had stolen $10,000 cash, a leather jacket and an Ipod two weeks ago. The caller stated that the subject was inside the business playing pool and the subject’s red Nissan Maxima was parked by the front entrance.
Camino Vera Cruz, 0 Block (4:33 p.m.)
Police were called because of a family panhandling outside of the Target main entrance. It was reported that the father was in a red Ford van and was forcing his son to go ask people for money.
Avenida de las Palmeras, 300 Block (2:41 p.m.)
A man called 9-1-1 and requested to talk to a deputy because he believed he was being followed by someone. He would not give a description of who was following him.
KEEP THE PEACE
Via Zapata, 100 Block (2:36 p.m.)
A woman called police because her neighbor was in her backyard cutting down her trees because of an ongoing property line dispute.
Camino Vera Cruz/Calle Sarmentoso (1:48 p.m.)
An informant called police because of three kids and one adult shooting airsoft guns close to a school’s softball field. When asked to leave the field, they refused. The informant was concerned because of the recent school shootings.
Calle Bienvenido/Via California (12:05 p.m.)
Seven juveniles were seen skateboarding at an extremely high rate of speed down the hill and impeding traffic. Witnesses stated that the juveniles’ parents drop them off there every Saturday.
El Camino Real, 3900 Block (11:21 a.m.)
An informant called police because of a man inside of a Carl’s Jr. It was reported that the homeless man was begging for money and being extremely aggressive toward the Carl’s Jr. employees. The man was described as 25 to 30 years old, 5 feet 4 inches tall, small build, and wearing a grey sweatshirt and pajama pants.
MUNICIPAL CODE VIOLATIONS
Camino Mira Costa/Plaza Estival (9:57 a.m.)
A caller requested deputies to come to Kelly’s Doughnuts and contact the male sitting outside because he allowed his two large dogs to defecate at the end of the walkway by the planters and refused to pick it up.
Avenida Gaviota, 200 Block (3:30 a.m.)
A woman called police because a 17-year-old boy knocked on her door and insisted that she knew him. She said he came around the side yard to the front of the house and seemed to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. She also saw that he had a cell phone in his hand that he claimed had a dead battery.
BURGLARY IN PROGRESS
Avenida de los Lobos Marinos, 100 Block (2:25 a.m.)
A man called police because he witnessed a man break into his daughter’s car. The informant stated that the subject was in his daughter’s car as he yelled at him from his front door. The man was last seen running westbound on Los Lobos Marinos, wearing a grey plaid shirt and blue jeans.
Campo Raso, 2800 Block (1:04 a.m.)
Police received a call from a man who said that his wife had taken too many pills and was beginning to make threats against him. Sometime later, the wife called police and explained that her husband was out of his mind. Police reported that the wife did not sound sober.
DRUNK IN PUBLIC
Avenida Pico, 700 Block (12:55 a.m.)
A woman called police because she said she was on a bus with four kids who appeared to be drunk. She said she wants to make sure that the juveniles did not get into a car and drive off, but she made it clear that she wanted to remain.
Friday, February 1
Plaza Estival, 400 Block (9:26 p.m.)
A woman called police because she believed that her 48-year-old son was going to commit suicide due to his recent separation with his wife and his history of being an alcoholic. The caller also reported that her son had made a recent phone call to his uncle, stating that he was in a bathtub while drunk. It was unclear if he had any narcotics on him at the time.
Avenida Presidio, 100 Block (9:35 a.m.)
A man called police screaming that his ex-girlfriend was chasing after him. The informant was in his car getting on the freeway from the Beach Cities entrance.
Paseo de Cristobal, 300 Block (6:28 a.m.)
A woman told police that she and her baby were being kicked out of her mother’s house, again. They had been staying with her mother off-and-on for several months.
Camino Bandera, 400 Block (3:34 a.m.)
A man reported receiving a call from his friend, who said that she had been physically abused by her boyfriend and required paramedics. The boyfriend left the residence in his black Dodge truck, which contained a shotgun. He was later found by police on the cross streets of Pico and Camino Vera Cruz.
Avenida Dolores/El Camino Real (12:24 a.m.)
A caller reported that a woman struck the informant’s daughter in the head at a gas station. The woman had left the scene in a blue Lincoln Navigator and was being followed by the informant.
Thursday, January 31
ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY
Calle Guaymas, 300 Block (7:38 p.m.)
A father called police to inform them that his 39-year-old daughter had consumed 20 Xanax pills in order to overdose. The man was on a train returning to San Clemente. The mother took the daughter into the hospital after police arrived.
El Camino Real, 500 Block (2:02 p.m.)
A woman called police saying she was being harassed by a man in a white SUV. The informant also stated that she doesn’t know the man, but he gave her an electric wheelchair on Christmas.