sheriffbadgeCompiled by Allison Jarrell and Jim Shilander

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.

Monday, April 6

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Avenida Terramar, 31200 Block (9:22 p.m.) Four men in hoodies tried to ram into the front door then took off running.

CITIZEN ASSIST
Calle La Purisima, 31500 Block (8:21 p.m.) The caller believed a neighborhood child may have stolen his house keys.

ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY
Calle del Bonanza, 34000 Block (5:13 p.m.) A person in a red Mazda was reported to be “delusional, paranoid, catatonic and selectively mute.”

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Carril de Maderas, 31400 Block (4:12 p.m.) Two men were hanging out in the lot next to the caller’s location. The caller thought they may be living on the lot. One man was out front playing a guitar.

Sunday, April 5

ANNOYING PHONE CALL
Camino Capistrano/La Zanja Street (8:12 p.m.) A woman reported receiving text messages and phone calls from her boyfriend’s ex-wife.

DISTURBANCE
Via del Rey, 26000 Block (6:43 p.m.) A caller said bottles were being smashed and a male neighbor had just attacked their brother. Screaming could be heard in the background.

DISTURBANCE
Via Alicia, 32000 Block (4:39 p.m.) A man reported being jumped by two other men inside his house. They stole his wallet and left in a rental car toward Del Obispo Street.

DISTURBANCE-AUTO INVOLVED
La Novia Avenue/San Juan Creek Road (1:50 p.m.) Two people were riding motorcycles off road on the horse trail. The caller said the two riders, one wearing a red helmet and another a blue helmet, would probably get off the bridge at La Novia.

TRESPASSING
Camino Capistrano, 29600 Block (1:37 p.m.) A train conductor reported, secondhand, that subjects at Hamilton Oaks Winery were taking photos near the train tracks.

TRESPASSING
Camino Capistrano, 3200 Block (10:15 a.m.) A transient was refusing to leave the area near the Rite Aid.

Thursday, April 2

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-NON INJURY
Del Obispo Street/Ortega Highway (9:52 p.m.) A woman in a black Dodge truck reported someone had hit her vehicle and left a note, but it was unknown if the information in the note was correct.

DISTURBANCE
La Zanja Street, 26500 Block (8:20 p.m.) A group of men were drinking and blocking access to the alleyway.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Paseo Adelanto, 32500 Block (4:12 p.m.) A man reported that someone was following him the previous morning.

BURGLARY REPORT
Rancho Viejo Road, 31500 Block (2:16 p.m.) A caller reported a burglary occurred the week before.

DISTURBANCE
Camino Capistrano, 31700 Block (12:21 p.m.) A man called rambling about other drunk people disturbing him behind the Swallow’s Inn.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Via Solana, 31200 Block (12:57 a.m.) A woman reported her ex-boyfriend broke into her house and eventually left after refusing to do so earlier.

Wednesday, April 1

ASSIST OUTSIDE AGENCY
San Juan Creek Road/Camino Lacouague (7:16 p.m.) Approximately seven dogs, which appeared to be of the pitbull/boxer breed, were reported off-leash in a park. The caller said one of the dogs attacked her and she was on her way to the emergency room.

DISTURBANCE
Alipaz Street, 32300 Block (6:44 p.m.) A caller said a couple was fighting in front of a mobile home park office. The girlfriend was reportedly screaming and running after the boyfriend.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Camino Capistrano, 31900 Block (5:04 p.m.) A caller said a man was possibly drunk and asking for money outside of the Black Belt Tae Kwon Do Academy.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/CIRCUMSTANCES
Calle Arroyo, 27200 Block (3:38 p.m.) A caller said a woman was looking into car windows and “acting bizarre” in the parking lot, claiming to have just gotten out of the hospital after being in a coma.

VANDALISM IN PROGRESS
Calle Chueca, 30700 Block (1:13 p.m.) A woman reportedly kicked in the caller’s back gate.

DISTURBANCE-FAMILY DISPUTE
Calle San Diego, 30900 Block (11:15 a.m.) A woman said her husband was refusing to hand over her car keys.

Tuesday, March 31 

DISTURBANCE-MUSIC OR PARTY
Alipaz Street, 32700 Block (11:09 p.m.) Neighbors requested a patrol check for a loud party nearby.

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