All information below is obtained from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department website. The calls represent what was told to the deputy in the field by the radio dispatcher. The true nature of an incident often differs from what is initially reported. No assumption of criminal guilt or affiliation should be drawn from the content of the information provided. An arrest doesn’t represent guilt. The items below are just a sampling of the entries listed on the OCSD website.
Compiled by Staff
Sunday, October 30
Avenida Vista Hermosa, 900 Block (9:55 p.m.)
A person was possibly on drugs, dancing around the front door of the location and following customers to their vehicles.
INVESTIGATE PERSON DOWN
Avenida Del Mar, 100 Block (9:51 p.m.)
A man was laying down on the sidewalk and not moving.
El Camino Real/Avenida Junipero (8:38 p.m.)
Someone was “rolling around” in the street.
Calle Sarmentoso, 1200 Block (4:20 p.m.)
Teens or preteens were seen on the roof of a school.
Avenida San Juan, 300 Block (10:37 a.m.)
A caller said a car window was shot out with a BB gun.
El Camino Real, 500 Block (10:18 a.m.)
A woman was seen throwing beer cans in the area prior to leaving.
El Camino Real, 700 Block (2:35 a.m.)
A man was in a verbal argument with a woman, sitting on the hood of her car and refusing to let her leave. The woman said the man was drunk and had urinated in his pants.
Avenida Serra/Ola Vista (1:56 a.m.)
A man with black and white makeup and a black “skeleton hoodie” said his girlfriend’s sister’s boyfriend threw him to the ground. It was unknown why paramedics were refused.
Saturday, October 29
La Esperanza, 100 Block (7:39 p.m.)
Police were called about a man in an oversized jacket acting suspicious and talking about miracles.
Avenida Vista Hermosa/Calle Frontera (6:49 p.m.)
Police were called about a man who was walking in the street. The caller said the man “did not look good” and was swaying. He was wearing blue swim trunks and carrying a cooler, walking toward the Outlets.
Friday, October 28
Camino De Estrella/Avenida Las Palmas (10:16 p.m.)
The caller was being followed by a four-door, white Honda Civic with four men in it. The caller said they were throwing things at the “big rig” he was driving.
Via Pacifica, 0 Block (9:22 p.m.)
A woman said her 15-year-old son ding-dong-ditched a neighbor. The neighbor was threatening the caller’s husband and allegedly said he was going to shoot him.
Avenida Victoria, 600 Block (8:33 p.m.)
People were seen setting off “Chinese fire lanterns” off the Pier.
Calle Puente, 1100 Block (6:49 p.m.)
Police were called to a man heard yelling that he was locked in a classroom and possibly hit his head at the back of the school. Orange County Fire Authority responded to the situation.
Vista Prado/Colina Rodante (1:26 a.m.)
Police were called to a man standing in the middle of the street waving a piece of wood around.
Avenida Mateo/El Camino Real (12:32 a.m.)
Police were called to a woman screaming and trying to get away from a man who was following her.
Thursday, October 27
Cristianitos Road, 100 Block (10:35 p.m.)
A man said a salesman was speaking to his wife for three to four hours was selling a vacuum for $3,000. The caller said he seemed suspicious and asked him to leave.
Avenida Cabrillo, 200 Block (7:11 p.m.)
A woman said she needed help because her husband was driving drunk on Avenida Del Mar.
Camino De Estrella, 500 Block (11:24 a.m.)
A man said he was hit in the head by a rock thrown from a passing vehicle.
Wednesday, October 26
Avenida Victoria, 100 Block (6:45 p.m.)
A caller said a man was going through washing machines, pulling items off the walls and bulletin board and refusing to leave.
Avenida Pico, 100 Block (3:51 p.m.)
Someone was soliciting money and then started screaming.