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 Staff
Monday, June 27
Avenida Gaviota, 100 Block (5:49 a.m.)
A woman woke up to a man charging his cell phone in her side yard.
Sunday, June 26
ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY
Avenida Cornelio, 100 Block (11 p.m.)
The caller said there were dogs loose, and the neighbors said they felt something was wrong inside the location because the doors were open but there was no response from the owner.
Corona Lane, 100 Block (9:43 p.m.)
People were setting off illegal fireworks every 15 minutes, the caller said.
ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY
Camino Forestal/Calle Precipico (9:33 pm.)
The caller on Camino Marinero saw an orange glow of a fire from a residence on Camino Forestal, and said the residents were intentionally burning trash or shrubbery in their backyard.
Avenida Pico, 900 Block (9:28 p.m.)
A caller said a male customer got something stuck in a vending machine (possibly an iPad) and refused to leave after he partially broke the machine.
Interstate 5/S. El Camino Real (9:40 p.m.)
On the southbound off-ramp to El Camino Real, police were called to a man holding a sign that stated “Pull over and pay for it” while he was “groping” himself in an obscene manner. He was described as between 40 and 50 years old, with gray hair and a beard, wearing a dark tan shirt and shorts.
DRUNK IN PUBLIC
West Escalones/Mariposa (1:58 p.m.)
Police were called to a group of three men who were reportedly loitering, drinking alcohol and throwing their trash on the beach.
TERRORIST THREATS REPORT
Calle Del Cerro, 1000 Block (3:42 a.m.)
A man said his roommate left a death threat note, which he said was legitimate, and it scared him.
Calle Lobina, 2300 Block (2:03 a.m.)
A caller said a man being verbally aggressive could be heard. There was “a lot of screaming, a woman crying and a man cursing at her for 30 minutes.”
Saturday, June 25
El Camino Real, 2200 Block (3:32 a.m.)
A drunken man woke up “in the woods” and his friends were gone and he didn’t know where he was.
Friday, June 24
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE
Riachuelo, 2800 Block (1:50 p.m.)
A man in a black jeep with another male passenger asked the caller if they wanted to sell their motorhome. The caller thought they were casing the area.
Camino De Estrella/Interstate 5 (9:52 a.m.)
A man described as transient was loitering and the woman who called wanted him arrested for loitering. Why? She said because “she knows if she did that she would be arrested.”
Camino Mira Costa/Calle Guaymas (8:50 a.m.)
The caller was “very upset” that the RV people were reportedly living out of was still parked. The caller also said Orange County Sheriff’s Department has cited it multiple times and they demand it be towed.