WEDNESDAY South Coast Highway: Police arrested an...

August 15, 2003


* South Coast Highway: Police arrested an Indiana resident at 3:20

a.m. on suspicion of drunken driving. He and a woman allegedly took a

cab from the Montage Resort to their car at the corner of Nyes Place

and South Coast Highway and asked the cab driver to guide them out of

the city.



* Cresta Way: A resident in the 3000 block called police at around

9 p.m. saying a neighbor's pit bull had gotten out of the backyard

again. The resident had helped Animal Control get the dog back into

its yard at 7:51 p.m. before it escaped again. Its owners weren't


* Diamond Street: A resident in the 300 block called police at

5:15 p.m. reporting gardeners using leaf blowers in the area.

* Main Beach: A visitor at Main Beach reported that a man was

peeping over and under bathroom stalls at 5:49 p.m. He said the man

was wearing a blue hat and an earring in each ear. Police found no

one matching the description in the area.

* North Coast Highway: An employee at a gas station in the 100

block said a man in his 40s had come in obviously drunk and asked to

use the bathroom. When denied, the man reportedly said he was going

to put a bullet in the employee's head. Police are investigating.

* Forest Avenue: A man came into the police station at 1:49 p.m.

and said he wanted to talk to an officer about his son. He said his

son had died because of drugs he had bought in Laguna Beach. No crime

report was taken.

* Lower Cliff Drive: A resident in the 200 block called police at

12:52 p.m. saying a neighbor played drums in his garage all day long.

After other complaints, the neighbor said, the drummer would stop

playing when officers showed up and start again when they left.

Officers asked the drummer to stop at 1:28 p.m., which he did. There

were no reports of the drummer starting again.

* South Coast Highway: A visitor at Thousand Steps Beach called

police at 8:08 a.m. saying the remnants of a computer, including a

smashed monitor, were littering the stairs about halfway down. Orange

County Beach Maintenance responded to clean up the mess at 8:26 a.m.

* South Portola: A 13-year-old Colorado resident visiting her

grandmother reported to police that she had been molested at a summer

camp in Malibu on Aug. 8. She said she had been left alone with a

male nurse in one of the camp's cabins and was molested repeatedly.

Laguna Beach police took a report, but transferred the investigation

to officers in Malibu.


* Mar Vista Road: The son-in-law of an 80-year-old resident in the

Coastline Pilot Articles Coastline Pilot Articles