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December

DRUNK IN PUBLIC
Mission Street, 26600 Block (Monday, Dec. 15, 7:28 p.m.) A drunken man was placed in a taxi and sent on a trip to a friend’s house in Westminster.

FOLLOW UP REPORT
Camino Capistrano, 32400 Block (Monday, Dec. 15, 3:30 p.m.) A woman reported her purse was stolen at Vons. The purse was found in a cart.

KEEP THE PEACE
Camino Capistrano/Del Obispo Street (Saturday, Dec. 13, 12:41 p.m.) A woman collecting signatures at Vons called to report being harassed by store employees.

November

KEEP THE PEACE
Paseo Terraza, 31700 Block (Monday, Nov. 24, 3:02 p.m.) A caller phoned deputies when a neighbor was cutting down palm trees and letting them fall onto the caller’s fruit trees. The caller asked him to stop and he refused.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
Del Obispo St., 31800 Block (Saturday, Nov. 1, 5:32 p.m.) A male subject was reportedly standing at the front door in a Halloween mask and told the caller, “It’s not Halloween. This could be a hold up.” When the manager approached him and asked him what he needed, he left on a skateboard towards Ralphs.

October

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
Royale Drive, 26500 Block (Thursday, Oct. 30, 7:51 a.m.) A man riding a black bicycle threw trash cans in the street. Another caller reported he was throwing trash cans in the street on Imperial Drive at 8:19 a.m.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
El Camino Real, 31800 Block (Monday, Oct. 20, 12:28 p.m.) While at Historic Town Center Park, a 77-year-old man reported being stalked and assaulted but someone making “jet-like” sounds.

DISTURBANCE
Camino Capistrano, 31700 Block (Friday, Oct. 17, 12:36 p.m.)
A man, who attempted to take money from the Starbucks employee tip jar, returned and locked himself in the restroom. He refused to leave.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
Calle Santa Rosalia, 31000 Block (Tuesday, Oct. 16, 8:12 p.m.) A man told authorities that a telemarketer threatened to send a bomb to his house.

DISTURBANCE
El Camino Real, 31400 Block (Saturday, Oct. 4, 12:43 p.m.) A man was putting his feet in the pool.

September

DISTURBANCE
Via Madonna/Via Del Cerro (Sunday, Sep. 7, 5:22 p.m.) Two men were driving through a neighborhood painting numbers on curbs without permission, and then asking for payment.

CITIZEN ASSIST
Via Belardes, 31900 Block (Wednesday, Sep. 3, 6:48 p.m.) A man said his neighbor had just cursed at him and called him names.

DISTURBANCE-MECHANICAL
Old San Juan Road, 31100 Block (Saturday, Aug. 16, 6:28 a.m.) A patrol check was requested for tractors at the horse barn.

August

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/ CIRCUMSTANCE
Rancho Viejo Road/ Ortega Highway (Friday, Aug. 1, 5:54 p.m.) A caller said there was a beehive at a shopping center on Ortega Highway. The caller said they had been swarmed by the bees.

July

WELFARE CHECK
Verdugo Street, 26700 Block (Midnight, Friday, July 18.) A woman on the train station platform said she had been waiting there for six hours.

DISTURBANCE
Camino Capistrano, 32100 Block (Monday, July 7, 8:10 p.m.) A man wearing a black and white shirt with brown pants was in the parking lot between Rite Aid and Big Lots harassing customers.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
Camino Capistrano/Del Obispo Street (Thursday, June 12, 5:17 p.m.) A patrol check was requested for a woman who was begging for money and possibly urinating behind the Goodyear.

INDECENT EXPOSURE
Ortega Highway/Hunt Club Drive (3:02 p.m.) A subject in a Jeep Cherokee was seen “mooning” people.

June

DISTURBANCE
Calle San Luis, 26500 Block (Wednesday, June 4, 7:44 p.m.) A woman called and said her friend had pulled her hair.

May

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
Calle San Luis/Avenida De La Vista (Wednesday, May 21, 10:01 a.m.) Four men and a woman who had a child were seen smoking marijuana from an apple.

CITIZEN ASSIST
Rancho Viejo Road, 30900 Block (Tuesday, May 20, 12:39 p.m.) A man said he had received a call from someone claiming to be an officer or detective from Florida. The man was told one of his employees was a suspect for counterfeiting bills. The man said he could not confirm if the caller was a real officer.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
Camino Capistrano/Avenida La Paloma (Wednesday, May 14, 8:50 p.m.) An apparently homeless man turned on a hose behind an urgent care facility and was flooding the alley.

WELFARE CHECK
Valle Road/San Juan Creek Road (Monday, May 5, 7:42 a.m.) A woman was seen wearing a nightgown and slippers. The Orange County Fire Authority responded to the scene.

DISTURBANCE
Los Rios Street, 31400 Block (Tuesday, May 3, 1:53 p.m.) A woman was outside of her home, yelling and screaming. The caller said she was “having a meltdown.” This was the second response to the scene. Earlier, the woman had stepped outside and began screaming and throwing rocks.

April

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
Vivente De Marlita, 32600 Block (Wednesday, April 30, 5 p.m.) A woman said there was a shirtless bald man in her backyard. He was screaming at someone on the other side of the fence at the mobile home park. The woman later lost sight of the man, who left in an unknown direction.

ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY
Spotted Bull Lane, 29500 Block (Tuesday, April 29, 8:13 p.m.) A man said he had received a counterfeit $10 bill as change from a nearby business. The Secret Service, which investigates counterfeiting, was contacted.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
Via Cristal, 31100 Block (Monday, April 28, 5:51 a.m.) A man said someone had been in his car. He said nothing had been taken, but he wanted it to be documented.

WELFARE CHECK
La Novia Avenue/San Juan Creek Road (Saturday, April 19, 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.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
El Camino Real, 31600 Block (Saturday, April 19, 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.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
Lakeview Road/Village Road (Thursday, April 3, 7:06 p.m.) The driver of a red Honda Accord said he was being followed by undercover officers.

March

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
Camino La Ronda/La Novia Avenue (Friday, March 7, 4:59 p.m.) A man, described as being in his late 60s, wearing a plaid shirt and with white hair and a white beard “like Santa,” was seen lying on the sidewalk near a tree.

February

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
San Juan Creek Road/La Novia Avenue (Thursday, Feb. 20, 3:34 p.m.) A man was seen dancing in the middle of the street and later behind the gate of the private community on Avenida La Mancha. The caller said the man was a resident of the community. The dancing man was described as being 6 feet tall with curly brown hair, wearing a red jacket, shirt and jeans.

CITIZEN ASSIST
Paseo Barona, 27700 Block (Wednesday, Feb. 19, 10:58 p.m.) A man called and said he thought someone had possibly hacked into his computer and accessed his email. The man reported no loss, but said some information from a recent deposition could have only been discovered on his computer.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCE
Ortega Highway/Del Obispo Street (Thursday, Feb. 6, 10:03 p.m.) A drunken transient was seen passed out near Carl’s Jr. Dispatch was told that the transient was “halfway on the sidewalk, halfway into the street and halfway on the grass.”

TRAFFIC HAZARD
Stonehill Drive/Camino Capistrano (Wednesday, Jan. 15, 3:35 p.m.) A caller witnessed a truck dropping a load of white powder into traffic lanes. The caller thought the powder might have been drugs.

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