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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 Staff
Tuesday, June 21
Marquita, 100 Block (2:26 a.m.)
A caller said a man in a black shirt and black pants with a black backpack was seen running into the alley behind the location.
Monday, June 20
Via Zaragoza, 0 Block (11:26 p.m.)
Two women and 10 men were in a physical altercation at a house party.
Avenida Aragon, 200 Block (8:10 p.m.)
A woman was crying and saying her life was in danger and being threatened.
Monte Vista, 100 Block (12:49 p.m.)
A person in Germany said they were unable to contact their friend.
DEFRAUDING AN INNKEEPER
Avenida Granada, 100 Block (12:19 p.m.)
A man in a yellow cab said a woman refused to pay him.
Sunday, June 19
La Rambla, 300 Block (11:43 p.m.)
Police were called about a man lying on the ground and smoking.
Marquita, 200 Block (10:16 p.m.)
The caller said his 15-year-old son is poisoning his medication.
Portico Del Norte/Caballista Del Norte (9:19 p.m.)
Police were called for fireworks going off near the location.
Camino Laurel, 2100 Block (8:37 p.m.)
Police were called to reports of a man yelling and what sounded like slapping or hitting, but it was only heard and not seen by the caller.
Avenida Pico, 900 Block (4:18 p.m.)
A man was caught stealing items and ran away, leaving his 7-year-old son behind.
El Camino Real, 2200 Block (11:53 a.m.)
A transient man was in the dumpster, refusing to leave and throwing trash everywhere. He was also being aggressive toward people.
Avenida Pico, 700 Block (9:52 a.m.)
An informant was near the train tracks and found a wedding ring.
South El Camino Real/Avenida Cornelio (8:02 a.m.)
A caller said two men walked into the restaurant stumbling and were unable to walk properly. A 25-year-old data analyst was arrested in the incident and has since been released.
Alameda Lane, 100 Block (2:23 a.m.)
A caller said their neighbor was acting drunk.
Paseo Flamenco, 3400 Block (1:03 a.m.)
Someone was reportedly walking around the house.
Saturday, June 18
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE
Avenida Carmelo, 100 Block (10:53 p.m.)
A black compact car was occupied by people sleeping.
STOLEN VEHICLE LOCATED
I-5 Freeway/South El Camino Real (10:23 p.m.)
By the Pico Plaza, a vehicle reported stolen was found. A 22-year-old woman was arrested in the incident and is being held on $20,000 bail.
Avenida Lobeiro, 200 Block (8:32 p.m.)
A person was checking door handles while riding a bike.
Avenida Victoria, 600 Block (7:36 p.m.)
A man was verbally harassing and being abusive toward beachgoers.
Avenida Vista Montana, 2400 Block (7:17 p.m.)
Residents were screaming and yelling and reportedly broke a window.
ILLEGALLY PARKED VEHICLE
Avenida Lobeiro, 200 Block (1:46 p.m.)
An informant wanted someone to mark every vehicle on the street that is parked for more than 24 hours.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON/ CIRCUMSTANCES
Avenida Pico, Avenida La Pata (12:13 p.m.)
A man approached the informant and asked her to watch his Samsung Tablet. The informant found it odd for a stranger to ask for such a thing. The man was 45 years old.
DRUNK IN PUBLIC
Avenida Victoria, 600 Block (7:20 a.m.)
A drunk man was hanging out by the office shouting at people. The man walked out to the end of the Pier but left his belongings behind.