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
Tuesday, August 9
Avenida Vista Montana, 200 Block (5:40 a.m.)
Police were called to a man who was seen “Dumpster diving.”
Monday, August 8
Camino Vera Cruz/Avenida Vista Hermosa (11:15 p.m.)
Police were called to reports of female teens in a white Jeep.
Avenida Montalvo, 200 Block (8:42 p.m.)
The caller said they could hear a female child crying for the last 30 minutes at the location.
Avenida Estacion, 1900 Block (8:03 p.m.)
People were seen loitering and drinking at a fire pit north of the lifeguard tower.
DISTURBANCE-MUSIC OR PARTY
Avenida Talega, 800 Block (9:44 p.m.)
Police were called to about 20 people near six vehicles being loud in the area.
Avenida Presidio/El Camino Real (7:49 p.m.)
Police were called to the intersection to inspect a call regarding indecent exposure.
Avenida Palizada, 200 Block (5:40 p.m.)
A white Cadillac Escalade had been parked at the location for two weeks.
DISTURBANCE-MUSIC OR PARTY
Calle Ola Verde, 2100 Block (2:49 p.m.)
A loud party was reported with underage drinking.
Sunday, August 7
Calle Frontera, 2600 Block (9:26 a.m.)
Someone was retraining a person outside of a church. The caller said they are possibly on drugs.
Calle Frontera, 2900 Block (3:18 a.m.)
The caller said they were dropped off by an Uber driver at the wrong address.
El Camino Real/Avenida Valencia (12:03 a.m.)
Police searched a vehicle and found methamphetamine, Xanax, marijuana and other medication. The subjects were cited and released at the scene for all violations.
Saturday, August 6
Calle Puente, 1100 Block (7:48 p.m.)
People were seen drinking beer in the pavilion.
Avenida Calafia, 200 Block (4:41 p.m.)
A man was approaching people in the park, asking to borrow a cell phone.
VANDALISM IN PROGRESS
El Camino Real, 3900 Block (4:10 p.m.)
Someone threw a rock at the caller’s front windshield.
TERRORIST THREATS REPORT
Avenida Presidio, 100 Block (12:50 p.m.)
Police were called to take a report about someone receiving obscene telephone calls.
Paseo De La Serenata, 100 Block (9:03 a.m.)
A person described as “transient” was in the caller’s backyard.
Avenida Pico/El Camino real (6:21 a.m.)
A man was jumping in front of cars.
El Camino Real, 200 Block (2:31 a.m.)
The caller’s friend was drunk and trying to walk back to his car.
Avenida Rosa/El Camino Real (1:38 a.m.)
Juveniles were heard yelling and throwing bottles.
El Camino Real, 200 Block (1:26 a.m.)
Unknown people began punching the caller.
Calle Puente, 1100 Block (1:23 a.m.)
People were heard being loud near the restrooms.
Friday, August 5
El Camino Real, 3900 Block (11:10 p.m.)
A woman was running around the area holding a baby.
Camino Vera Crus, Costa (10:03 p.m.)
Juveniles were throwing hard-boiled eggs at passing vehicles.
Avenida Del Mar/Ola Vista (9:07 p.m.)
Juveniles were seen walking to the beach and the caller heard them “cussing and being loud” and saw them “carrying beer to the beach.”
Avenida Pico, 100 Block (5:46 p.m.)
Someone was defecating in public.
PETTY THEFT REPORT
Avenida Del Mar, 100 Block (5:13 p.m.)
The caller reported $40 worth of lotion was stolen the week prior.
Police conducted a search for three people described as “homeless” in the alley between Farmers Insurance and the keyhole parking structure. The caller said they were “smoking from pipes.” Another group in the structure also appeared to be under the influence.
Calle Abril, 4000 Block (1:45 p.m.)
The caller said his ex-roommate refused to return his vehicle.
Calle La Quinta, 3800 Block (9:02 a.m.)
A woman said a man twisted her arm because she is not doing her job right.
Coronado Lane, 100 Block (8:21 a.m.)
A man said a woman broke through the bathroom screen window and spent the night at the location.
Avenida Cabrillo, 100 Block (6:17 a.m.)
At Nomads Hotel, a woman described in her mid-40 with brunette hair entered a room without permission and was found asleep in it that morning. The woman was heard yelling in the background while the caller spoke with police on the telephone. During the call, the woman began running toward Avenida Del Mar.
Camino Mira Costa/Calle Guaymas (2:37 a.m.)
A man was shouting profanities “into the air.”
Thursday, August 4
0 Block, Calle De La Luna (4:18 p.m.)
People jumped on the roof and into the balcony.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-INJURIES UNKNOWN
Camino San Clemente/Via Socorro (2:10 p.m.)
A woman crashed into a garage. The caller said she may have been drunk.
Avenida Vista Hermosa, 200 Block (4:12 a.m.)
The caller said he heard his neighbor’s voices through his phone.
Wednesday, August 3
Paseo De Cristobal, 300 Block (10:27 p.m.)
Several juveniles were throwing rocks at the street light and revving the engine of their vehicles.
El Camino Real/Avenida San Gabriel (9 p.m.)
The suspect was in possession of a shopping cart and was cited.
El Portal, 100 Block (7:39 p.m.)
A 23-year-old man was arrested for battery and misdemeanor assault. He is currently in custody at the Theo Lacy Facility with no reported bail set.
Avenida Pico, 900 Block (12:30 p.m.)
A person was asking people for money and following them out to their cars, refusing to take “no” for an answer and making people “uncomfortable.”
2300 Block, El Camino Real (11:33 a.m.)
The caller said her boyfriend scammed her out of $5,000.
N. El Camino Real/Mariposa (10:54 a.m.)
A man hit an elderly man on the foot. He was seen with a woman on El Camino Real.
El Camino Real, 2600 Block (7:45 a.m.)
Police were called to a man who was “pulling all the branches from the bushes.”
Tuesday, August 2
Calle Aguila, 100 Block (11:03 p.m.)
A group of children were seen lighting fires on the concrete.
Avenida Del Mar, 200 Block (9:30 p.m.)
A man was yelling and causing a disturbance.
Avenida Vaquero, 200 Blcok (5:25 p.m.)
The caller’s roommate was at the residence and was possibly being violent. A 58-year-old female caretaker was arrested in the incident and has since posted bail.