Blotter: Police Say Skateboarders Are Just Kids Being Kids

Compiled by Brian Park

Tuesday, April 22

DISTURBANCE
Brookside Lane, 27500 Block (3:05 a.m.)
A man in a pickup truck was seen going through trash and making excessive noise. When confronted by the caller, the man became verbally aggressive. He was last seen heading toward Windsong Drive, possibly to Ortega Highway.

Monday, April 21

DISTURBANCE-MECHANICAL
La Novia Avenue/Valle Road (11:28 a.m.)
Someone was seen riding a motorcycle on the trail off La Novia Avenue, heading toward the flagpoles.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
Camino Capistrano, 32300 Block (11:23 a.m.)
A man was lying down on the ground near the railroad tracks behind a store. The caller thought the man was drunk.

Sunday, April 20

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
Mission Hills Drive/Branding Iron Road (5:29 p.m.)
A group of juveniles was seen riding a golf cart on the equestrian trail.

TRAFFIC HAZARD
Ortega Highway/Interstate 5 (1:14 p.m.)
A man called police after his blue van broke down on the Ortega Highway bridge. He later called back to say he got his van started and off the road.

DISTURBANCE
Avenida De La Vista, 30800 Block (12:59 a.m.)
A caller said their neighbors were talking too loudly on their porch, despite deputies telling them to quiet down 10 minutes prior.

Saturday, April 19

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
Via La Jolla/Avenida California (7:30 p.m.)
A man, described as being in his early 20s and wearing a dark sweatshirt and light-colored plaid shorts, was seen loitering in the neighborhood. The caller said the man was unknown to the area.

DISTURBANCE
Evergreen Road, 26400 Block (7 p.m.)
A man called police after arguing with another man. Deputies who responded to the scene reported that the caller was being uncooperative and wasn’t able to verbalize what the argument was about or what he wanted done.

DISTURBANCE
Camino Del Avion, 25500 Block (6:49 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested for a group of juveniles skateboarding near the lunch tables at Del Obispo Elementary School. It was later reported that the kids were just being kids, that no felonious activity or crimes were being committed and that the kids were being mindful of not damaging any property.

GRAND THEFT REPORT
Via Alicia, 32000 Block (6:31 p.m.)
A man called after finding several electronic items in his home missing, despite having a deadbolt on his door. The man said he was also renting a room out to someone who wasn’t there.

DISTURBANCE
Verdugo Street, 26700 Block (3:11 p.m.)
A group of people were taking pictures of the train engine, from the station platform and inside the train and refused to leave.

WELFARE CHECK
La Novia Avenue/San Juan Creek Road (9:09 a.m.)
A patrol check was requested for an elderly man who was leaning against a pole. The caller said the man was either sleeping or having a medical issue.

Thursday, April 17

WELFARE CHECK
Via Del Rey, 25700 Block (10:07 p.m.)
Dispatch reported that a possibly drunken women had called, mumbling about a custody issue and her ex “being drunk and violent,” before the line disconnected.

WELFARE CHECK
Kinkerry Lane, 33700 Block (9:15 p.m.)
A caller was concerned because the lights at the house across from theirs were on and a dog was barking “like crazy.” The caller said the dog hardly ever barked.

ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY
Doheny Park Road, 33900 Block (5:55 p.m.)
A dog inside a parked silver Lexus SUV was distressed and setting off the car alarm.

9-1-1 HANGUP
Del Obispo Street/Camino Capistrano (4:43 p.m.)
Three people were seen fighting a subject in the parking lot in front of Chase Bank. The caller later said a large man was still on top of the subject.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
El Camino Real, 31600 Block (1:04 p.m.)
Police were notified about three boys, in the fourth and fifth grades, who had planned to bring a smoke bomb to school. The three boys were sent to the office and their parents were notified.

One Response to “Blotter: Police Say Skateboarders Are Just Kids Being Kids”

  1. Terry Martin
    May 13, 2014 at 11:22 am #

    If the police feel the skateboarders are just being then they should allow them to skate on their parking lot; if an accident happens they can be liable vs. businesses in the area. If a kid gets hurt skateboarding on your property the parents the first to sue.

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