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.

San Clemente Times

Monday, March 27

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES

Via Palacio, 0 Block (11:56 a.m.)

A woman said she thought her ex-husband broke into her home and wrote, “Death: the only end to true love” somewhere in the house.

DISTURBANCE

El Camino Real, 500 Block (10:27 a.m.)

Police were called to a woman who threw an alcohol bottle into the street.

ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY
El Camino Real, 600 Block (9:57 a.m.)
The caller reported a fire in the apartment building behind Pedro’s Tacos. Orange County Fire Authority responded.

FOUND PROPERTY
El Camino Real, 600 Block (9:18 a.m.)
A man found a knife and clothing.

Sunday, March 26

DISTURBANCE-MUSIC OR PARTY
El Portal, 100 Block (8:50 p.m.)
Police were called to people drinking and being loud.

DISTURBANCE
El Camino Real, 3900 Block (5:59 p.m.)
A woman was spitting and cussing at people inside the business.

DRUNK IN PUBLIC
N. El Camino Real/Avenida Miramar (2:55 p.m.)
Police were called to an alley where a man, woman and child were walking. The caller said the parents were drunk and they were concerned for the welfare of the child.

DISTURBANCE

El Camino Real, 2400 Block (12:45 p.m.)

A man and woman went into the restroom and the caller said they were doing drugs while being very argumentative. The caller said they did not come out in a timely fashion.

DISTURBANCE

Camino de los Mares, 600 Block (10:58 a.m.)
A man with tattoos on his face and arms was threatening the caller’s employees.

SUSPICIOUS PERON/CIRCUMSTANCES
El Levante, 100 Block (9:47 a.m.)

A man on a Razor scooter was outside smoking by the caller’s home for 30 minutes and staring at the neighbor’s home.

ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY
Avenida Palizada, 100 Block (9:33 a.m.)

The caller said a man was in the fetal position for 30 minutes with his head in the bushes and was not moving.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES

Avenida Salvador/Vista Valinda (8:48 a.m.)
Police were called to the dead end of a road, where a man and a woman were smoking something. The caller said they could not smell marijuana and believed it was some kind of illegal narcotic.

Saturday, March 25

DISTURBANCE-MUSIC OR PARTY
Calle Mattis, 0 Block (11:11 p.m.)

Juveniles were throwing objects at the caller’s house.

DISTURBANCE
Avenida Victoria, 600 Block (9:38 p.m.)

A drunk man was threatening a man and his employees by swinging one of his crutches.

DISTURBANCE-MUSIC OR PARTY
Via Torina, 0 Block (8:50 p.m.)
The caller said 50 uninvited juveniles were out on the street smoking and drinking.

PETTY THEFT
Avenida Pico, 900 Block (8:26 p.m.)
A man and a woman were seen in the liquor section of a store putting items into a purse and down their pants.

PATROL CHECK
La Rambla, 300 Block (6:03 p.m.)
An “elderly” resident said there has been an ongoing problem with people trespassing on her property with their dogs off their leashes.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Camino Mira Costa, 3500 Block (3:47 p.m.)
A woman said a man asked her to stitch his head.

WELFARE CHECK
El Camino Real, 600 Block (12:22 p.m.)
A woman said a man walked into the store and didn’t know where or who he was.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
La Paloma, 200 Block (3:42 a.m.)
A woman said she thought someone was “rattling something around” in her kitchen.

Friday, March 24

PATROL CHECK
El Camino Real, 200 Block (11 p.m.)
The caller said there was a confrontation between “several gang-type” people.

DISTURBANCE
Camino de los Mares/Camino el Molino (7:03 p.m.)
A man said he was kicked in the face by another man on the bus.

DISTURBANCE
Cristianitos Road/I-5 Freeway (6:58 p.m.)
Police were called to a bus stop for a man who was trying to jump in front of passing motorists.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Via Merluza, 600 Block (5:13 p.m.)
A 10-year-old boy told a woman he was scared because the residents were doing drugs. No further details were reported.

DRUNK DRIVING
Rincon Court, 100 Block (6:55 p.m.)
The caller said a BMW was pulled over and the driver was throwing up.

DISTURBANCE
Avenida Victoria, 600 Block (6:47 p.m.)
A belligerent man was yelling at children.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Avenida Calafia/Avenida Montalvo (12:28 p.m.)
The caller said there was “something wrapped in (a) tan canvas.”


BURGLARY IN PROGRESS
Avenida Algodon, 100 Block (5:01 a.m.)
The caller said someone was trying to knock down the door.

DISTURBANCE
Avenida del Presidente, 2600 Block (3:20 p.m.)
A man was screaming for help, saying he was trapped on the balcony.

Thursday, March 23

DISTURBANCE
Avenida Granada, 100 Block (6:27 p.m.)
The caller said customers were being very loud, and the caller’s neighbor said they thought people were dealing drugs.

CITIZEN ASSIST
El Camino Real, 500 Block (9:28 a.m.)
A man said he found a bag full of drug paraphernalia.

ID THEFT
Calle Zorra, 3500 Block (8:58 a.m.)
A woman said her social security number was being used by a man in Denver, Colorado, for employment.

DISTURBANCE
Avenida Pelayo, 200 Block (12:48 p.m.)
The caller said they were woken by the sounds of a truck towing an SUV in front of the home. The caller said because it was almost 1 a.m., cars should not be towed.

Wednesday, March 22

UNKNOWN TROUBLE
Avenida Pico, 600 Block (9:22 p.m.)
A woman in the lobby had a “military knife” and a man was trying to take it from her.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Calle del Juego, 200 Block (7:15 p.m.)
Police were called to a man with a backpack who tried to get through the front gate of the location. When he saw the caller, he took off on a BMX bike.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Calle Iglesia/Avenida La Pata (6:30 p.m.)
Two men were seen flying RC planes and looking behind buildings. The caller thought they were casing the area, and they left in an old Dodge van that was rusted.
CITIZEN ASSIST
El Levante, 100 Block (3:53 p.m.)
A woman was running around other people’s yards.

Tuesday, March 21

WELFARE CHECK
Camino de Estrella/I-5 Freeway (4:13 p.m.)
The caller said up the hill near the gas station a man was face down next to a storage area and hadn’t moved in more than an hour.

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