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 Steve Breazeale
Tuesday, October 13
El Camino Real, 500 Block (2:15 a.m.)
A man was outside a caller’s house, refusing to leave.
Monday, October 12
Avenida Fabricante/Calle Extremo (6:51 p.m.)
A caller alerted deputies to two teenage boys on bicycles who were moving around a wheelbarrow and carrying a shovel. The caller thought the boys were going to do stunts off the wheelbarrow and was concerned.
Calle Aquamarina, 2400 Block (5:30 p.m.)
A homeowner reported damage to her exterior windows and screens. The caller later determined the damage was caused by her dogs.
Camino de los Mares, 800 Block (5:30 p.m.)
A car’s front grill was bent and the radiator and transmission cooler had holes punched through them.
El Camino Real, 800 Block (5:47 p.m.)
A man was inside a business yelling because the employees didn’t speak Spanish.
Plaza Estival, 300 Block (4:57 p.m.)
An 18-year-old man was found lying underneath bushes on the greenbelt after yelling and pounding on the back gates of homes.
South El Camino Real/Avenida Granada (2:58 p.m.)
People were reported for smoking and cussing at people in an alleyway.
Sunday, October 11
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-UNKOWN INJURIES
Vista Montana, 200 Block (8:53 p.m.)
A vehicle hit the embankment across from Clarence Lobo Elementary.
GRAND THEFT REPORT
Calle Abril, 4200 Block (1:58 p.m.)
A woman said her bike was taken from the bike rack attached to her vehicle.
Avenida Presidio, 100 Block (1:16 p.m.)
A man’s roommate took his cell phone and drove off in his Ford Focus, refusing to return until the man signed a document stating he will move out of their apartment.
ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY
La Esperanza, 400 Block (8:13 a.m.)
A caller said an animal that looked like a small alligator or caiman was on the grass of a vacant residence. Animal control was contacted.
Saturday, October 10
Avenida Vista Hermosa, 900 Block (10:00 p.m.)
Juveniles were seen throwing things at the Target sign and being destructive.
Corte Cardelina, 2000 Block (9:59 p.m.)
A caller’s next door neighbor said an Uber driver walked into her residence and cornered her into a room.
Avenida De La Estrella, 100 Block (7:25 p.m.)
A man was followed by a black truck with an unknown number of people inside of it.
ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY
Avenida Victoria, 600 Block (4:14 p.m.)
A person was refusing to remove a slack line at the beach.
Avenida Pico/Avenida La Pata (11:22 a.m.)
A large tree fell across three traffic lanes in front of Lowe’s.
El Camino Real, 3900 Block (4:52 a.m.)
A woman said she was standing near a drive-thru when someone walked by and hit her in the face.
BRANDISHING A WEAPON
El Camino Real, 200 Block (12:50 a.m.)
A Marine was arrested for possessing a loaded gun. He was released later that day.
Friday, October 9
Alameda Lane/Avenida Del Mar (9:57 p.m.)
A man who was believed to be in his 20s was drinking in the park and refusing to leave.
VANDALISM IN PROGRESS
Escalones, 100 Block (9:53 p.m.)
A caller witnessed a group of teenagers kicking the doors of a vacant residence.
Calle Cordillera/Calle Amancer (6:59 p.m.)
A caller said a man living in a brown and white motorhome was stealing water from the hose in his back yard. The caller requested deputies ask the man to leave.