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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.
Compiled by Katherine Nowicki
Monday July 27, 2015
INVESTIGATE PERSON DOWN
Avenida Florencia, 100 Block (5:47 a.m.)
A person was found lying in the gutter but was still breathing.
Sunday July 26, 2015
DISTURBANCE-MUSIC OR PARTY
Avenida Gaviota, 300 Block (10:47 p.m.)
A caller reported people in a backyard hot tub who were being loud.
Calle Opalo, 2000 Block (7:05 p.m.)
A truck was seen parked in the middle of the road with only a dog inside.
KEEP THE PEACE
Avenida Arlena, 400 Block (2:09 a.m.)
A taxi driver reported that he dropped off a passenger about 45 minutes earlier. She had told him she was going inside to get him money and never came out.
Corte Merlango, 2400 Block (12:15 a.m.)
A woman was reported to be yelling about needing a gift card.
Avenida Presidio, 100 Block (12:04 a.m.)
A woman in a car with a 16-year-old with ADHD reported the teenager was “out of control” and would not let her drive him to the airport.
SHOTS HEARD-NO SUSPECT INFORMATION
Calle Perlino, 700 Block (12:03 a.m.)
A caller said they heard eight to nine shots but did not see or hear anyone.
Saturday July 25, 2015
Avenida Vista Hermosa, Avenida Talega (12:20 p.m.)
A “gypsy” woman was seen holding a small, shirtless boy and begging for money at various spots around town. The caller was concerned for the boy.
Avenida Del Mar, 100 Block (11:47 p.m.)
A woman reported a man acting suspicious who had been in the store the day before and was back wearing a Chargers jersey and a hat.
Avenida Magdalena, 100 Block (11:26 p.m.)
A man in a parking lot was attacked by two dogs.
Avenida Presidio, 100 Block (10:38 p.m.)
A woman demanded police investigate threats against her that are written all over town.
Marquita, 200 Block (7:48 a.m.)
A woman reported that someone had wedged something against her door from the inside. She said she had to break into the home through a window and was then locked inside. Deputies had to talk to her through the window.
Friday July 24, 2015
Camino Galeon, 200 Block (8:58 p.m.)
A woman reported that her 55-year-old father called her to tell her the value of some of his possessions and that he is proud of her.
Avenida Delle Mar, 100 Block (5:56 p.m.)
A man in his 60s and wearing a Chargers jersey was “lurking” around the store asking for an employee by name, but the employee did not know him.
Avenida Presidio, El Camino Real (2:38 p.m.)
A Ralphs employee reported a transient who took one of their carts and was living out of it.
Thursday July 23, 2015
Calle Guadalajara, Calle Frontera (10:48 p.m.)
People in a white Ford Expedition were driving through the neighborhood throwing water balloons at other vehicles.
Ola Vista, 500 Block (2:31 p.m.)
A caller saw a woman being attacked by her teenage son around 8:30 a.m. but did not think to call the police until later. The boy later returned with his father and the woman chased them away with a stick.
Wednesday July 22, 2015
Calle Del Comercio, 2700 Block (7:10 p.m.)
A caller reported that his father just texted pictures of himself with a black eye and blood on his chest and a message that “he was scared and they were coming back for him.”
El Camino Real, 800 Block (9:16 a.m.)
A man who asked to use the restroom had not come out for a substantial period of time.