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.
Wednesday, June 1
SUSPICIOUS PERSON IN VEHICLE
Village Road/Trabuco Creek Road (8:57 p.m.)
A suspicious person in a car was reported. Police made contact with the driver who stated he did not have a driver’s license. Officers performed a consent search of the vehicle and located crystal methamphetamine inside the driver door handle compartment. The subject was cited for possession of a controlled substance.
Calle San Antonio, 26500 Block (6:19 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested for approximately 10 to 15 juveniles who were “throwing things, possibly rocks” at the neighbor’s residence. Deputies found that the juveniles were “throwing eggs for a birthday party” and reported nothing suspicious.
Camino Capistrano, 33500 Block (3:01 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested for a male subject behind the car dealerships wearing a “biker scarf” on his head and wielding an ax. The caller described the subject as a “violent transient” who was “chopping down 35-foot trees.” Police contacted the known transient, who had previously been told not to camp in that area, and during a consensual search, found 0.05 grams of “white crystalline substance in a clear Ziploc bag” in the subject’s right cargo pocket. The substance was tested and found to be methamphetamine. The subject was cited for possession of a controlled substance and was released with a written promise to appear.
Camino Capistrano, 31400 Block (11:18 a.m.)
A student was reported as possibly being on drugs. Deputies picked up the student for terrorist threats and possession of a controlled substance.
San Juan Creek Road, 32400 Block (8:13 a.m.)
The Plant Depot reported 24 garden cutters, worth $7 each, were stolen overnight, between 4:15 a.m. and 5:30 a.m.
Tuesday, May 31
Camino Las Ramblas/Montanas Del Mar (8:13 a.m.)
Subjects were seen riding dirt bikes in the open area at the end of Camino Las Ramblas. The caller said it sounded like the riders possibly crashed into a wall; the caller heard a scream and talking. Deputies and OC Fire arrived and found no injuries. The kids were advised not to ride their bikes in the area.
Edgewood Road/Aspen Way (3:28 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested at the park for six male subjects, approximately 14 to 16 years old, smoking from a bong next to little kids on swings.