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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.
San Clemente Times
Tuesday, April 11
DISTURBANCE-MUSIC OR PARTY
Avenida Mateo, 100 Block (3:21 a.m.)
Loud music and people in the street were reported.
Monday, April 10
Avenida Pico/El Camino Real (10:32 p.m.)
Someone was seen loitering near a portable restroom.
Canada, 200 Block (12:37 a.m.)
The caller’s roommate was drunk and banging on the door to get in.
Avenida Presidio, 100 Block (10:44 a.m.)
A man said he was robbed at gunpoint on Friday night in San Clemente.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-NON INJURY
W. Avenida Valencia/El Camino Real (9:46 a.m.)
The caller was involved in a traffic collision that was reportedly injury-free but caused major auto damage.
Camino de Estrella, 500 Block (8:44 a.m.)
Police were called to a man who looked like he was on drugs. The caller said he was staring at the door for five minutes, making the caller feel uncomfortable.
Sunday, April 9
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE
Avenida Buena Ventura, 100 Block (12:25 p.m.)
Police were called to three men in a white, four-door sedan smoking marijuana.
Avenida Cabrillo, 100 Block (10:07 a.m.)
A woman said her neighbor threatened her with a machete because of “noise disturbance complaints.” It was unclear against whom the noise complaints had been filed.
Avenida Pico/El Camino Real (9:09 a.m.)
A man said he made a battery report on April 6, and the suspect who committed the battery was on the platform of the train station with some other people.
Avenida Pico, 900 Block (7:21 a.m.)
A man with the “neighborhood watch” took a picture of a large, tan RV towing a gold-colored Jeep with Washington state license plates. The man said he was trying to document someone living in the RV, and a man inside of it started yelling and cursing at the neighborhood watchman. The caller sounded “agitated” to dispatchers.
Avenida Vista Montana, 200 Block (12:24 a.m.)
The caller said their neighbor was “possibly” assaulted.
Saturday, April 8
0 Block (8:12 p.m.)
Police were called for several groups of juveniles in the clubhouse and pool area, drinking and being loud.
Paseo Flamenco, 3400 Block (11:51 a.m.)
A woman said a man was in the bushes behind her home wearing only a towel.
Loma Lane, 100 Block (10:30 a.m.)
A woman said her grandson took her vehicle without permission.
Puerta del Sol, 1200 Block (8:16 a.m.)
A woman said a client at the business head-butted a staff member.
Friday, April 7
Avenida Vista Montana, 200 Block (8:19 p.m.)
An “extremely rude” informant said her friend pushed her.
Avenida Del Mar/Ola Vista (8:04 p.m.)
A distraught man was walking around and banging on walls.
Calle Guaymas/Camino Mira Costa (1:10 a.m.)
Police were called to three men who laid a shovel in the middle of the street, waiting for cars to run over it.
Thursday, April 6
Avenida Estacion, 1700 Block (7:42 p.m.)
Police were called to the trailhead for a man swinging a sword.
Avenida Ramona, 100 Block (4:34 p.m.)
A man said another man threw a rock at him while he was riding his scooter.
El Camino Real, 1700 Block (4:30 p.m.)
A man, who the caller said was possibly drunk, kept yelling at the manager over an issue about a car wash.
El Camino Real, 1800 Block (3:11 p.m.)
The caller said a large amount of water was pouring down from under the roof of the front door of the building.
Wednesday, April 5
Avenida Victoria, 200 Block (5:49 a.m.)
A man was walking up and down the street trying to open car doors.
El Camino Real, 200 Block (2:17 a.m.)
People were in a fight.