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, August 22
El Camino Real, 500 Block (7:25 a.m.)
A man was found sleeping under the stoop.
Via Barracuda, 600 Block (3:04 a.m.)
A woman said someone was knocking on the door and then running away. She said this occurred four times within an hour.
El Portal, 100 Block (12:55 a.m.)
Police were called to reports of men using a leaf blower.
Sunday, August 21
El Camino Real/Avenida Aragon (11:33 p.m.)
A man was locked inside the business and didn’t think the owner saw him because he saw the owner walk away and lock the doors when the man turned the other way.
Paseo De Cristobal, 300 Block (1:45 p.m.)
A 25-year-old man was sleeping on the bridge at T-Street and did not allow people to walk through.
BURGLARY IN PROGRESS
Obrajero, 2900 Block (12:25 p.m.)
A man said he has a burglary alarm that has a camera in his residence, and he could see at least one person inside the location.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE
Paseo De Cristobal, 300 Block (9:46 a.m.)
Police were called to a man who was driving a gold Honda and casing the area. He was then seen urinating on the sidewalk.
Saturday, August 20
Avenida Pico/Camino Celosia (10:43 p.m.)
Teenagers were seen pulling their pants down and running across the street while screaming.
Avenida Del Poniente, 100 Block (9:03 p.m.)
People were seen breaking up a box mattress in a parking lot.
Via Solona/Calle Sarmentoso (5:35 p.m.)
Parents at a soccer game were being verbally aggressive. The parents were ejected from the game and stood behind a fence, threatening to assault the other teams’ families.
Camino Tierra Grande, 300 Block (3:53 p.m.)
Police were called to the park for someone who “must be a transient since his clothes are all dirty and (his) hair (was) all messed up,” the caller said.
Avenida Magdalena/Avenida Crespi (12:41 p.m.)
Three men described as vagrants were in front of the store throwing water at customers and refusing to leave.
Friday, August 19
VANDALISM IN PROGRESS
El Camino Real, 200 Block (9:48 p.m.)
Someone broke the front door to the business.
Avenida Monterey/Avenida Algodon (7:24 p.m.)
A man was talking to himself and trying to flag down vehicles in the middle of the street.