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, September 12
Avenida Estacion, 1700 Block (11:08 a.m.)
Police were called to a man who was throwing large rocks.
El Camino Real, 2300 Block (7:46 a.m.)
Police were called about a man, assumed to be in his 30s, wearing a “dirty” white shirt and “dirty” jeans carrying a wrench.
Sunday, September 11
Cristianitos Road, 100 Block (10:29 p.m.)
A man was in a silver truck, honking his horn and refusing to leave.
Avenida Cordoba, 100 Block (9:34 p.m.)
A man came to the caller’s door with a cane and a flashlight, asking about a woman.
Avenida Junipero, 0 Block (5:17 p.m.)
A man said his roommate was throwing cans of food on the kitchen floor.
Avenida Vista Hermosa, 900 Block (4:40 p.m.)
A man and a woman with a baby in one stroller and a 5-year-old in another stroller were begging for money.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE
Avenida Salvador, 700 Block (1:02 p.m.)
Police were called to a report of three high school-aged boys passing around a bong.
- El Camino Real/Avenida Pico (10:19 a.m.)
A woman said her employee was being harassed by another woman.
Avenida Del Poniente, 200 Block (7:21 a.m.)
A man said he heard his female downstairs neighbor screaming and the sound of things being broken.
El Camino Real, 900 Block (2:22 a.m.)
Juveniles at a vacant gas station were vandalizing it, causing a disturbance.
Saturday, September 10
Calle Del Cerro, 1000 Block (1:15 p.m.)
A man said his car was stolen and later returned without the car battery inside.
Friday, September 9
Loma Lane, 100 Block (9:50 p.m.)
Someone was throwing rocks at the residence.
Camino De Los Mares, 600 Block (1:08 p.m.)
A woman with blonde and black hair wearing a gray sweater and carrying a black backpack walked into the store and grabbed the tip jar.
Avenida Crespi, 400 Block (7:20 a.m.)
A man said his neighbor put him in a chokehold and smashed his head.
Thursday, September 8
Avenida Victoria, 600 Block (1:19 p.m.)
Police were called to a man who came up to a woman, asking if she was singing. He called her “Miranda,” and then proceeded to jump around in the sand “like a child.” The man was described as 45 years old, 5-foot-10, shirtless and wearing gray shorts. The caller said he might be on drugs.
Loma Lane, 100 Block (11:58 a.m.)
The caller said the girlfriend of the men who assaulted him earlier came over to his home.
Loma Lane, 100 Block (10:20 a.m.)
Two men put the caller’s grandson in a headlock. They then went over to a bus stop, one carrying a red suitcase and the other man carrying a bag.
Avenida Palizada, 100 Block (8:09 a.m.)
Police were called to a “Rastafarian” man smoking marijuana.
Wednesday, September 7
El Camino Real, 3900 (3:11 p.m.)
The caller said they’ve been having ongoing issues with “transients.” The caller said they’ve become “more and more crazy,” verbally aggressive while “sharing their life story.” The caller said they also “looked desperate and crazy” while walking up and down El Camino Real.
Calle Canasta, 600 Block (11:29 a.m.)
A woman was seen screaming and taking off her clothing.
Tuesday, September 6
Calle Valle, 1300 Block (7:58 p.m.)
Two “known” juveniles were throwing eggs at the business.
DRUNK IN PUBLIC
Avenida Victoria/El Camino Real (7:31 p.m.)
A man who appeared to be drunk was carrying a bottle and walking through traffic.