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, March 20
Camino de Estrella, 500 Block (11:42 a.m.)
A woman said someone was hacking into her cell phone. Dispatchers thought she sounded as though she was on drugs, but she said she doesn’t do drugs. Dispatchers said she sounded “very erratic,” talking about not having children and that there was a “man inside her phone.”
KEEP THE PEACE
Via Amapola, 2800 Block (10:58 a.m.)
A man said his neighbor was reaching through the fence and cutting his foliage.
Sunday, March 19
Avenida Palizada/El Camino Real (5:25 p.m.)
A man was seen rolling a marijuana smoking device, or “joint.”
Avenida Presidio/Avenida de la Estrella (12:43 p.m.)
Police were called to a man who was asking for money by the I-5 onramp. The caller was concerned because the man had an open leg wound.
Calle Iglesia/Calle del Cerro (9:50 a.m.)
Police were called to a tan SUV with doors that were left open all morning.
INVESTIGATE PERSON DOWN
El Camino Real, 200 Block (1:18 a.m.)
Police were called to a man who was kicked out of one of the bars and hit his head.
Saturday, March 18
Las Posas/Camino Vera Cruz (10:56 p.m.)
A woman said a juvenile on a motorized scooter ran into her vehicle and fled the scene.
Avenida Del Mar, 200 Block (6:52 p.m.)
The caller reported a man wearing face paint, sunglasses and a black suit walked into the restaurant and ordered a drink. The caller recalled he had his hand in his pocket.
Friday, March 17
Avenida Victoria, 600 Block (11:44 p.m.)
A man said he was trying to use the restroom at the Pier, but a man approached him and told him to leave and not go back. The caller said he wanted police to talk with the man.
El Camino Real/Avenida Mateo (10:10 p.m.)
Police were called to a man yelling at people in the street.
Avenida Pico/Avenida La Pata (11:44 p.m.)
An Uber driver dropped a man and a woman off at their home and they were in a physical fight.
Via Montego, 200 Block (12:46 a.m.)
Police were called to a gold Cadillac sedan with unknown license plates. A man was reportedly passed out in the driver’s seat.
Thursday, March 16
Manera Ventosa, 1400 Block (9:48 p.m.)
A woman said she was frightened by an unknown man who was knocking on her door, asking if someone named “Cat” lived there.
Avenida Algodon, 100 Block (9:11 p.m.)
On a second call to police, a man said he was punched in the ribs by his roommates after deputies left his residence.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE
Avenida Pico, 900 Block (8:51 p.m.)
Police were called to a white RV in the area. The caller said the people were throwing “items” into the storm sewer.
Calle Sarmentoso, 1200 Block (7:20 p.m.)
Police were called to the bathrooms near the baseball fields for a man and a woman in a stall with a briefcase.
Avenida Algodon, 100 Block (8:07 p.m.)
A woman said her roommate was banging on doors and walls, threatening to kill her.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE
Avenida Algodon, 100 Block (5 p.m.)
A woman driving a gray Nissan told the caller that she was “running from Child Protective Services” and took off. The caller said she was driving drunk.
Avenida Cabrillo/Avenida Palizada (4:10 p.m.)
A woman was “going crazy,” the caller said, trying to hit people who walked by her.
Avenida Pico, 900 Block (1:53 a.m.)
The caller said a man had been at the gas pumps for almost two hours.
El Camino Real/Marquita (12:58 a.m.)
A man was throwing newspapers in front of the business.
Wednesday, March 15
Avenida San Fernando, 100 Block (7:03 p.m.)
The caller said a man was sitting inside a gray Nissan, screaming and blocking traffic lanes.
Avenida Presidio/El Camino Real (3:05 p.m.)
A man was seen hitting himself and walking across the intersection while throwing items at vehicles.
Avenida Pico, 900 Block (11:03 p.m.)
Two men in a “newer” Ford were trying to sell televisions.
Tuesday, March 14
Calle del Cerro, 1000 Block (11:18 p.m.)
The caller said people were seen drilling through a lock.