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sheriffbadgeCompiled by Jacob Onofrio

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.

Monday, June 22

INDECENT EXPOSURE

El Camino Real, 900 Block (7:36 a.m.)

A caller reported a homeless man kept pulling his pants down.

Sunday, June 21

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES

South El Camino Real/Avenida Mendocino (11:10 p.m.)

Two subjects were seen dressed in full clown costumes with facemasks. One had an umbrella, the other had a cane with lights on it. When asked about their outfits, they said they always dressed that way.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES

Calle Vincente, 600 Block (10:05 p.m.)

After hearing a vehicle making a screech while traveling up her street, a woman found people with flashlights in the bushes behind her house. The woman said she was concerned due to recent gang activity.

DISTURBANCE

Camino Nubes, 5800 Block (9:09 p.m.)

Upon being angered by his neighbor’s fireworks, a man began looking for the fireworks with his two dogs. The caller was afraid the man was going to hurt somebody.

UNKOWN TROUBLE

0 Block, (8:59 p.m.)

A caller heard somebody yelling for help north of the pier. It was unknown whether it was coming from the beach or the buildings.

SHOTS HEARD – NO SUSPECT INFORMATION

Las Posas, 1000 Block (8:49 p.m.)

A caller said she heard six gunshots coming from the field behind her house.

INFORMATION REPORT

Calle Campana, 600 Block (8:43 p.m.)

A caller was having an issue with his neighbor’s dog. He said the dog was scaring him and his neighbor threatened him.

BRANDISHING A WEAPON

Avenida La Pata, 200 Block (4:59 p.m.)

A man in his 20s grabbed what appeared to be the handle of a pistol and taunted men in his vehicle.

DISTURBANCE

Avenida San Pablo, 700 Block (4:34 p.m.)

A group of unknown subjects in a red vehicle were throwing bottles into the caller’s yard.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES

Buena Vista, 1500 Block (1:26 p.m.)

A man who appeared to be in his 40s with shoulder-length, bowl cut silver hair was seen grabbing his genitals and looking around.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES

Calle Cumbre, 700 Block (4:54 a.m.)

Two men in their 20s were checking door handles on the street.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES

Penasco, 2700 Block (1:25 a.m.)

Three men came to the caller’s residence and continuously asked for the door to be opened.

Saturday, June 20

WELFARE CHECK

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

A caller reported a group of juveniles lighting fires on a nearby balcony. When the caller asked where the kids’ parents were, they got “mouthy” and said their dad was asleep.

DISTURBANCE

Corte Cabrito, 0 Block (10:27 p.m.)

A caller said a juvenile threw a bush over a man’s fence and nearly hit the man’s son in the head.

DISTURBANCE

Avenida La Pata, 200 Block (9:41 p.m.)

Two men were yelling profanities at children from behind a fence.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES

Avenida Dominguez, 100 Block (6:13 p.m.)

A caller reported a man trying to break into somebody’s car with a coat hanger.

RECKLESS DRIVING

Calle Del Cerro/Avenida Pico (4:38 p.m.)

Thirty motorcyclists were riding up and down the street, popping wheelies.

Friday, June 19

CITIZEN ASSIST

El Camino Real, 2600 Block (10:40 p.m.)

A caller said his father took his vehicle out of storage and wouldn’t tell him where it was. He believed that his father forged his signature to get it out of the tow yard.

VANDALISM REPORT

Avenida Santa Barbara, 200 Block (6:52 p.m.)

A woman reported somebody had jumped on her car and dented it. She found footprints on the roof.

DISTURBANCE

Camino De Los Mares, 600 Block (6:36 p.m.)

A homeless man and homeless woman were fighting with one another at a bus stop. The woman was hitting the man with her shoe.

DISTURBANCE

El Camino Real, 300 Block (2:48 p.m.)

Police ran a patrol check for a man who was apparently inhaling nitrous and yelling from his car parked in the nearby alley.

BURGLARY IN PROGRESS

Avenida Lobeiro, 200 Block (8:26 a.m.)

A man noticed the door to a vacant building had been kicked in. He did not know if anyone was still inside.

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