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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.
Wednesday, September 23
El Camino Real, 2400 Block (12:05 a.m.)
A caller said there was an “extremely” suspicious person in the area.
Tuesday, September 22
Avenida Presidio, 100 Block (11:17 p.m.)
A caller said he picked up a man who is deaf but did not know what to do with him.
El Camino Real, 1500 Block (9:48 p.m.)
A caller said four men were urinating on her trash cans.
Avenida Miramar/El Camino Real (4:06 p.m.)
Numerous “transients” were reported laying on the sidewalk.
East Avenida San Gabriel/El Camino Real (12:42 p.m.)
A man was seen acting suspicious while yelling in the street and urinating on the sidewalk.
PROPERTY FOR DESTRUCTION
Calle Las Bolas, 1600 Block (12:22 p.m.)
A caller said they found a stray bullet.
Calle Borrego, 300 Block (7:01 a.m.)
A caller reported a man acting suspicious and lurking around a swimming pool.
Avenida Junipero, 100 Block (3:52 a.m.)
A called said an unknown person was shining a flashlight at the front of her house.
PROWLER/BURGLARY IN PROGRESS
Zocala Street, 0 Block (1:06 a.m. and 3:31 a.m.)
A caller reported a burglar may be in the house and could her “footsteps and clanking.” The caller reported an intruder again later that morning.
Monday, September 21
Ola Vista, 2400 Block (10:51 p.m.)
Dispatch officers told patrol officers they received a call from a man who said “help me” and then the call was disconnected.
Camino De Los Mares/Calle Nuevo (10:34 p.m.)
Police conducted a search for people who were throwing eggs at passing vehicles from behind a wall.
Calle Guaymas, 300 Block (8:28 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested when a caller told police they heard a woman say “get out, you’re hurting me.”
Calle Del Pacifico, 100 Block (8:02 p.m.)
Police conducted a search in the area after a caller said a group of people knocked at her door and were then standing in the middle of the street.
El Camino Real, 500 Block (5:43 p.m.)
Police were called to three homeless men who were reportedly throwing fruit at each other and hitting each other in a vacant lot. Police did not find them.
Vista De Olmo, 5200 Block (1:33 p.m.)
A man was reported to be hiding in the bushes against the retaining wall at the corner of the street.
KEEP THE PEACE
Costa Escondida, 5500 Block (11:41 a.m.)
A woman called for police saying she wanted to kick her 32-year-old daughter and her daughter’s 44-year-old boyfriend out of the house.
Sunday, September 20
Calle Amistad, 100 Block (10:56 p.m.)
A caller reported five people were playing loud music near the garages and “skateboarding too loud.”
Avednida Marejada, 2300 Block (8:58 p.m.)
A caller said she locked her 15-year-old son out of the house because he was “out of control.”
Via Visalia, 1200 Block (6:09 p.m.)
A woman called that her “alarm was going off and she can’t shut it off.” Police advised the woman to call ADT, but she insisted she wanted a deputy present.
Throughout San Clemente (Between 1:15 p.m. and 7 p.m.)
At least 25 burglary alarms were set off during this time, which was just after the unexpected power outage that affected San Clemente. Power was restored in most areas of the city about 2 p.m.
Avenida Del Mar, 500 Block (12:24 p.m.)
A Caucasian male wearing red shorts was seen headed toward the beach swinging his arms with a hypodermic needle seen sticking out of him.
Camino De Los Molinos/Avenida De La Estrella (10:39 a.m.)
Police were called to fix a stop sign that had been turned to face the wrong direction.
Avenida Victoria, 100 Block (7:47 a.m.)
A man called police and said “come arrest me.”
North El Camino Real/Avenida Del Mar (1:57 a.m.)
Fifteen men were reported in a physical altercation.
Paseo De Cristobal, 300 Block (1:42 a.m.)
A caller said they could hear subjects yelling by a bridge, something about “putting a knife in their face.”
DISTURBANCE-MUSIC OR PARTY
Avenida Vista Montana, 200 Block (12:01 a.m.)
A caller said at least 20 juveniles were drinking and partying in a swimming pool area.
Saturday, September 19
Camino De Los Mares, 600 Block (6:13 p.m.)
An “older” man was seen wearing hospital bracelets and pushing a walker through a shopping center.
Camino De Los Mares, 600 Block
A possibly homeless man was washing his clothes behind the location.
Avenida Del Presidente (3:52 a.m.)
A woman came into the lobby and was crying about her boyfriend being beaten up.