Compiled by Kevin Dahlgren
Wednesday, January 9
Calle de Bonanza, 33800 Block (7:50 a.m.)
Police received a report of a vehicle parked illegally along Calle de Bonanza. A witness report said the vehicle was parked nearly five feet from the curb and was almost hit by passing vehicles several times.
Via Fernando, 28300 Block (12:11 a.m.)
Police were called after a resident heard glass breaking and dogs barking at a residence near his house. The caller was unsure where on his street the sounds were coming from but thought someone might be burglarizing an empty house. After meeting with the caller, deputies patrol checked the area but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
Tuesday, January 8
Property for Destruction
Avenida Aeropuerto, 26000 Block (12:36 p.m.)
Deputies were called to a local residence where the owner of the home had several weapons he wished to dispose of. Officers were given an old machete and several boxes of rifle ammunition to be disposed of properly.
Assist Outside Agency
Paseo Toscana, 26200 Block (12:30 p.m.)
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department received information regarding the possible location of a suspect in a recent grand theft report. According to a new homeowner, the individual moved out of a neighboring house approximately two months ago. Deputies performed a patrol check, but there was no answer at the front door of the address given.
Monday, January 7
Disturbance-Music or Party
Calle Arroyo, 27100 Block (9:21 a.m.)
A woman wished to file a noise complaint against a neighboring business. The caller told deputies the business in question had been disturbing guests of the caller’s location for several days.
Sunday, January 6
Ortega Highway, 27700 Block (12:58 p.m.)
A man called police to report his vehicle stolen. The caller returned to where he thought he parked the car but was unable to locate it. An officer was able to help the man search the parking lot where the vehicle was found.
Saturday, January 5
Alipaz Street, 32300 Block (1:06 p.m.)
A young man called police during an argument with his roommate. The caller requested a deputy be present to keep the peace because he was worried his roommate may become violent if the two were left alone.
Paseo Peregrino, 27300 Block (10:34 a.m.)
Police were called after several juveniles were seen playing on a private road. The caller, who told officers that the road was on her property, was unsure what the children were doing but was worried they may try to vandalize her house.
Friday, January 4
Camino Capistrano/Verdugo Street (11:15 p.m.)
Police were dispatched to the location of a man who wished to file an assault report. Upon hearing the caller’s story, deputies determined the accusations of assault were unfounded.
Alipaz Street, 32100 Block (10:30 a.m.)
A 9-1-1 call from a pay phone was disconnected when the call was answered. Upon re-dial of the pay phone, the call was answered and quickly hung up. Deputies patrol checked the area but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
Thursday, January 3
Calle Arroyo, 27100 Block (8:39 p.m.)
A vandalism report was filed after a man returned to his car after a workout at 24-Hour Fitness to find that his car had been keyed. The caller believed that an unknown man, with whom the caller had an argument before entering the gym, may have been responsible for the damage.
Alipaz Street/Del Obispo Street (2:04 p.m.)
Police received a report of a vehicle driving travelling erratically on Alipaz Street. A witness told officers that the driver of the white Dodge Ram truck was talking on his cell phone and also appeared to be reading a book as he nearly ran several vehicles off the road.
Wednesday, January 2
Via Belardes, 31800 Block (6:39 p.m.)
A red Honda coupe was seen driving at high speeds up and down Via Belardes and Alipaz for 15 minutes according to a call received by police.
Purple Sage Lan, 25500 Block (9:08 a.m.)
Police received a report of a gray minivan parked for more than a week. Upon a check of the area, the van had been moved by the owner.
Tuesday, January 1
Alipaz Street, 32700 Block (10:21 p.m.)
A man driving a white Ford Explorer was seen leaving from a residence after a neighbor saw him drinking shortly before entering the vehicle. The caller stated this was an ongoing issue and was worried for the safety of his neighbor.
El Horno Street, 31300 Block (1:42 p.m.)
A brand new Razor scooter was reported stolen from the front yard of a residence. The caller wanted to file a report and told deputies another young boy in the area was seen riding a scooter similar to the missing one.
Monday, December 31
Camino Capistrano/San Juan Creek Road (8:42 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested for the area where a woman was seen walking in the middle of the road. A deputy was able to locate the woman, who was crossing the street.
Junipero Serra/I-5 Freeway (3:31 p.m.)
A trash disposal truck was reported broken down on the southbound off-ramp of Interstate 5. The caller claimed the truck was sticking out slightly into lanes of travel.
Burglary In Progress
Avenida Aeropuerto/Calle Aviador (3:23 a.m.)
An alarm was heard at a local business by a passerby. The owner was able to meet an officer at the location to search the building. No signs of forced entry or missing items were found.
Sunday, December 30
Shots Heard-No Suspect Information
Aspen Way/Village Road (9:31 p.m.)
Gunshots were reported by a resident in the area of a park near Capistrano Valley High School. Officers performed a patrol check of the area but were unable to locate any suspicious persons.
Del Obispo Street/Ortega Highway (2:05 p.m.)
A woman was seen exiting her vehicle near a liquor store after showing signs of driving while intoxicated. Deputies located the woman who was taken into custody and released the next morning.
Saturday, December 29
Avenida De La Vista, 30800 Block (2:35 a.m.)
A call to police reported three males dressed entirely in black clothing walking along the side of the street. Deputies were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
Friday, December 28
Shots Heard-No Suspect Information
Sundance Drive, 31500 Block (6:56 p.m.)
A caller reported hearing gunshots coming from the golf course driving range. A patrol check revealed the sound was fireworks and firecrackers set off by a group of juveniles.
Camino La Ronda/La Novia Avenue (10:42 a.m.)
A resident of Capistrano Estates requested that a police officer respond to the front gate of the complex where a security gate was stuck open.
Thursday, December 27
Suspicious Person in Vehicle
Calle Jardin/Via Mayor (6:18 p.m.)
A caller reported a male and female who were believed to be living out of a white motor home with an attached trailer parked on the street. The caller was unsure if the couple was inside the motor home at the time of the call.
Junipero Serra Road, 26300 Block (4:43 p.m.)
Police received a report of several juveniles who were seen trespassing at the pool of JSerra Catholic High School. The caller was unable to see the group but could hear them splashing and yelling.