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sheriffCompiled by Allison Jarrell

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.

Sunday, July 3

La Novia Avenue/Via Cerro Rebal (2:18 p.m.)
A woman reported graffiti at the top of the hill on Via Cerro Rebal. Deputies located yellow graffiti and damage to the chain link fence south of Cerro Rebal.

La Zanja Street, 26500 Block (1:27 p.m.)
A red 2001 Nissan Xterra was reported missing since Friday; the caller told police that the keys had possibly been left in the vehicle. Deputies located an unoccupied vehicle matching the description in Mission Viejo by a golf course. The caller confirmed that it was his car and it was released to him.

Spotted Bull Lane, 29500 Block (11:47 a.m.)
A patrol check was requested for a suspicious woman the caller found passed out on the front lawn. The woman woke up and was walking up and down the street looking into cars.

Via Quixote, 31600 Block (11:14 a.m.)
A caller reported ongoing construction noise since 7 a.m.

Camino Capistrano, 31900 Block (10:55 a.m.)
A patrol check was requested by Carniceria El Campeon for a man in his 40s “throwing trash all over the alleyway by the dumpster.”

Doheny Park Road, 33900 Block (10:47 a.m.)
A patrol check was requested for a man in his 40s who was sitting in front of Tan2Envy and disturbing customers.

Camino Capistrano, 31700 Block (8:32 a.m.)
A man in his 50s was reportedly yelling and cussing at a woman inside of Starbucks. The man refused to leave.

Via Quixote/Avenida la Mancha (8:30 a.m.)
A patrol check was requested for “loud construction noises coming from the second cul-de-sac” after entering through Hidden Mountain.

Calle Chueca, 3800 Block (2:48 a.m.)
A patrol check was requested for a man throwing up in front of the caller’s house. The caller would not go outside.

Purple Sage Lane, 25600 Block (2:40 a.m.)
A woman reported that someone was shining a flashlight into her bedroom window. The woman could not hear or see anything besides the flashlight.

Woodcrest Lane, 26400 Block (1:42 a.m.)
A patrol check was requested for a man who approached the caller’s car as he was arriving home. The caller believed the man “was out to cause him harm” because he “looked like a gangbanger.”

Calle la Purisima, 13400 Block (12:09 a.m.)
A patrol check was requested for a loud party in a garage with about 20 people drinking.

Saturday, July 2

Peppertree Bend, 31600 Block (9:40 p.m.)
A woman reported a dog barking on a neighboring street. She was convinced there was something wrong “as that is what she interpreted from the woofs.”

Avenida Mariposa, 25900 Block, (7:43 p.m.)
A black Honda with loud exhaust was racing up and down the street.

Verdugo Street, 26700 Block (3:36 p.m.)
A woman on a train reported that her 8-year-old daughter was left at the station. The train stopped approximately one mile from the station, the woman departed to go back to her daughter, and the two were reunited. The mother told police that she didn’t want to miss the train and got on thinking her daughter was following.

Camino Capistrano/Del Obispo Street (2:28 p.m.)
A patrol check was requested for a man drinking alcohol, yelling and screaming near Ross. The man kept walking back and forth from Ross to KFC and stopping at the bus stop.

Starrise Lane, 27500 Block (12:52 p.m.)
A caller reported an ex-girlfriend was outside trying to break into the caller’s car. The woman was trying to break a window with a high heel shoe and had also pulled the caller’s hair earlier.

Camino Capistrano/Del Obispo Street (8:52 a.m.)
A patrol check was requested at Churchill’s Wine & Spirits for subjects drinking and harassing customers in front of the store.

Calle Arroyo/Paseo Tirador (7:02 a.m.)
A caller requested a patrol check at an empty lot next to Staples after seeing “a white tarp covering a body.” The caller could only see feet but thought the person was dead because “it would be a weird place for a transient to sleep.” The feet belonged to an elderly transient woman who was sleeping.

Los Rios Street, 31500 Block (1:55 a.m.)
A drunken man was revving the engine of his truck for 30 minutes while parked on the left hand side of Los Rios Street.

Friday, July 1

Orangewood Road, 26400 Block (11:56 p.m.)
A caller reported that a “party goer hopped” into their backyard but “hopped back over” to the party next door when the caller confronted him.

Valle Road, 33700 Block (11:26 p.m.)
A woman reported that she could see a person with a flashlight outside her bedroom window, which faces toward the front of the house. The woman stayed on the phone with police and about five minutes later said she had just put up wind chimes near her window and there was no prowler.

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