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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.
Compiled by Eric Heinz
Monday, January 11
Avenida Del Mar, 200 Block (8:55 p.m.)
Two men were seen kicking each other in the face.
PETTY THEFT REPORT
Camino De Los Mares, 600 Block (4:23 p.m.)
An estimated $2,500 of beauty supplies was stolen, and a report for grand theft was filed.
Albergar, 0 Block (2 p.m.)
A woman claimed someone comes into her home when she is away and eats all her peanut butter.
Marquita, 100 Block (5:18 a.m.)
A man said he could see a “flickering light” and thought prowlers were smoking in his backyard.
Marquita, 200 Block (2:44 a.m.)
A caller said their ex-boyfriend had been urinating in bed, and when the caller kicked him out of the house he started yelling and screaming. A 25-year-old, listed as a construction worker, was arrested in the incident and has since been released.
Sunday, January 10
Avenida Pico, 900 Block (4:44 p.m.)
A man told customers to place his marijuana inside the store.
El Camino Real, 500 Block (2:28 p.m.)
A woman said a “transient” man, described to be 45 to 50 years old with black hair, wearing a brown overcoat, pants and a skirt, had a bloody nose and spat at her.
North El Camino Real/Escalones (12:37 p.m.)
Police were called to reports of a transient woman with paint on her face, wearing sunglasses with one lens and harassing people in the business.
Pacific Coast Highway/Camino Capistrano (12:37 p.m.)
A woman stopped “abruptly” in the street while talking on a cell phone.
Saturday, January 9
Camino Vera Cruz/Camino De La Ladera (10:48 p.m.)
A caller said a man was in the bushes throwing rocks at vehicles in front of the gates of a gated community.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE
Avenida Presidio, 800 Block (8:22 p.m.)
Police were called to a black Mercedes station wagon driving slowly through the neighborhood. The driver knocked over some trash cans and sped off.
Friday, January 8
Calle Del Comercio, 2700 Block (12:49 p.m.)
A 19-year-old man, listed as a construction worker, ran into a police unit. He was arrested and is currently in custody at the Central Men’s Jail on $50,000 bail.
Thursday, January 7
Avenida La Pata/Avenida Pico (7:24 p.m.)
Police were called regarding a black BMW in the middle of the road. The caller said the driver got out of the vehicle and walked away.
COURT ORDER VIOLATION
Avenida San Fernando, 100 Block (6:32 p.m.)
A woman said she has a restraining order against a man who was throwing rocks at her house.
Wednesday, January 6
Calle Dulcinea, 800 Block (3:50 p.m.)
A woman said she was being harassed by a woman who broke her “side mirror” and was trying to break her window. A 30-year-old woman, listed as a nurse, was arrested in the altercation and is being held at the Central Women’s Jail on $50,000 bail.
Loma Lane, 100 Block (2:15 p.m.)
A caller said the sewage drain was overflowing with water up to the caller’s waist.
Calle Fierros, 600 Block (2:01 p.m.)
A caller said a man she thought was a “friend” came over to her house, said she was crazy, took her credit card and left.
BRANDISHING A WEAPON
Via Socorro, 200 Block (12:07 p.m.)
A suspect was said to be wielding a knife.