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sheriffbadgeAll 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

Tuesday, August 16

 

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES

  1. El Camino Real/Camino Capistrano (7:22 a.m.)

Police were called to Poche Beach for two men setting up camp in the bushes.

 

DISTURBANCE

Avenida Salvador, 900 Block (2:47 a.m.)

One of the residents was reportedly threatening other housemates.

 

Monday, August 15

 

DISTURBANCE

Camino De Los Mares, 600 Block (9:29 p.m.)

People in a black Chevrolet sports utility vehicle were parked in the caller’s spot and being verbally aggressive with the caller’s dad as they refused to move.

 

WELFARE CHECK

Puerta Del Sol, 1200 Block (8:39 p.m.)

A woman said on a 9-1-1 call that she was in a treatment center and “needed help.”

 

DEFRAUDING AN INNKEEPER

Avenida Victoria, 600 Block (8:03 p.m.)

A woman left the hotel without paying. She was last seen near the showers behind the location, wearing a green bathing suit.

 

DRUNK DRIVING

El Camino Real, 400 Block (7:02 p.m.)

A man was suspected by the caller of driving under the influence. The man was sitting in his vehicle in front of a business.

 

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES

Paseo Canos, 0 Block (6:09 p.m.)

Police were called to a man described to be in his late 20s to early 30s with long brown hair, a long beard, wearing a backwards baseball cap while riding a child’s fluorescent-orange scooter through the neighborhood.

 

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES

El Camino Real, 500 Block (5:32 p.m.)

Police were called to reports of a man looking into vehicles while walking into traffic. The caller said he was almost struck by passing vehicles.

 

DISTURBANCE

Avenida De Nogales, 1500 Block (5:15 p.m.)

A British man was walking around the neighborhood with his dog off the leash, and the caller said he was “confrontational.”

 

WELFARE CHECK

Avenida San Pablo/Avenida San Gabriel (5:11 p.m.)

A man wearing a blue shirt and jeans appeared to have a wound on his head.

 

CITIZEN ASSIST

Camino De Estrella, 300 Block (1:52 p.m.)

A woman said someone was destroying her property.

 

DISTURBANCE-AUTO INVOLVED

Canada, 100 Block (9:33 a.m.)

Someone was continuously pushing a car alarm button.

 

INVESTIGATE PERSON DOWN

Calle Sacramento, 1500 Block (2:38 a.m.)

A caller said a man was lying in the middle of the street.

 

Sunday, August 14

 

DISTURBANCE

Avenida Cordoba, 300 Block (11:23 p.m.)

A man was seen throwing items around the residence while screaming and talking to himself.

 

BATTERY

El Camino Real, 1800 Block (9:08 p.m.)

A man came into a store and was bleeding. He told the caller he had been battered.

 

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES

Avenida Victoria, 600 Block (8:29 p.m.)

Police were called to reports of three people carrying three women’s handbags.

 

WELFARE CHECK

El Camino Real, 800 Block (7:09 p.m.)

Police were called to check on a reportedly drunken woman who was stumbling while carrying a baby.

 

SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE

Via Visalia/Calle Del Cerro (5:46 p.m.)

A post office truck was reported “abandoned” with an open door.

 

DISTURBANCE

Corte Tierra Bella/Camino Pedriza (2:11 p.m.)

Police were called to a man hiding in the bushes.

 

ANNOYING PHONE CALL

Avenida Presidio, 100 Block (11:56 a.m.)

A caller said their neighbor was sending them threatening text messages.

 

DISTURBANCE

Mariposa, 100 Block (9:03 a.m.)

A man was sitting in a white Toyota Prius in the middle of the street. A 36-year-old sheet metal professional was arrested in the incident and has since been released.

 

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES

Via Cascadita, 2700 Block (2:53 a.m.)

Someone had thrown broken chairs outside.

 

DISTURBANCE

Avenida Granada/El Camino Real (12:51 a.m.)

Someone had punched their friend in the face.

 

Saturday, August 13

 

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-UNKNOWN INJURIES

Avenida Santa Barbara, 200 Block (11:07 p.m.)

A 26-year-old man whose occupation was listed as Marine was arrested for vandalism charges.

 

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES

  1. El Camino Real/Avenida Pico (4:47 p.m.)

A man was frustrated after locking his keys in his car.

 

DISTURBANCE

Avenida Vista Hermosa, 900 Block (2:24 p.m.)

A mother and her son were seen panhandling.

 

VANDALISM REPORT

Avenida San Pablo, 700 Block (6:54 a.m.)

A man said he has had an ongoing problem with someone tearing down his fence.

 

Friday, August 12

 

WELFARE CHECK

  1. El Portal/La Ronda (11:10 p.m.)

A possibly drunken man kept falling off his bike.

 

DISTURBANCE
El Camino Real, 300 Block (6:58 p.m.)

A person was reportedly being verbally aggressive toward customers and passersby.

 

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-UNKNOWN INJURIES

Calle Pintoresco/Calle Iglesia (4:11 p.m.)

A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle.

 

PETTY THEFT

Avenida Vista Hermosa, 100 Block (3:26 p.m.)

Two male juveniles stole “a large amount of wallets.”

 

FOUND PROPERTY

0 Block, Avenida Reflexion (12:48 p.m.)

A man said he found a box of .22 caliber bullets.

 

DISTURBANCE

El Camino Real, 400 Block (9:11 a.m.)

Police were called for a man, who was described as “a regular that hangs out in the area,” who was cursing at customers.

 

Thursday, August 11

 

DISTURBANCE

Calle De Los Molinos, 100 Block (10:48 p.m.)

Screaming was heard in the back alley.

 

TRAFFIC HAZARD

  1. Avenida Alessandro, Avenida Del Presidente (10:33 p.m.)

Children were seen lying in the middle of the street under streetlights.

DISTURBANCE

San Gorgonio, 2900 Block (8:41 p.m.)

Someone was taking pictures and harassing the caller.

 

DISTURBANCE

Del Dios, Bolivia (8:03 p.m.)

People were seen climbing on top of a communications tower.

 

DISTURBANCE

  1. Avenida Palizada/El Camino Real (6:59 p.m.)

A man was reportedly buying alcoholic beverages for a 17-year-old.

 

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES

Calle Puente, 1100 Block (6:28 p.m.)

Juveniles were seen drinking and using controlled substances in the park.

 

CITIZEN ASSIST

El Camino Real, 2600 Block (9:51 a.m.)

A woman said an ex-client was harassing her and her family.

 

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES

El Camino Real, 300 Block (6:49 a.m.)

Police were called to two men who were sleeping on the caller’s patio.

 

Wednesday, August 10

 

SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE

Avenida Pico, 900 Block (1:04 p.m.)

A man described to be in his 40s was sitting in his car “rambling to himself.”
BURGLARY REPORT

Avenida Pelayo, 100 Block (6:28 a.m.)

A man said he woke up to his garage being burglarized.

 

TRESPASSING

Buena Vista (12:02 a.m.)

A woman locked herself in the caller’s bathroom.

 

Tuesday, August 9

 

BURGLARY REPORT

Avenida Vista Hermosa, 900 Block (4:18 p.m.)

The suspects used credit cards to make purchases of $267 and $600.

 

 

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