Police Files

July 14, 2011

Area 1

North Coast Highway: A road rage incident was reported near Boat Canyon at 8:46 a.m. Saturday. A person reported that a male in a Dodge Caravan waved a gun at them.

Cypress Drive: A person reported three males trying to break into vehicles in the 200 block at 2:37 a.m. Wednesday. The person reported seeing officers circling around, and the subjects ran away. A foot pursuit followed.


Cypress Drive: A person reported that someone carved into the hood of their vehicle at 12:24 p.m. Wednesday. An unknown suspect wrote the words "El Toro 17" the night before. The loss was estimated at $350.


Area 2

Laguna Canyon Road: A homeless man was reportedly asleep, snoring and wouldn't wake up on a trolley in the 1900 block at 2:05 p.m. July 8. He was arrested for public intoxication.

Cozumel: A stolen vehicle was reported in the 100 block at 9:12 a.m. Monday.


Area 3

Broadway: A person reported seeing a woman break into a vehicle at 6:43 p.m. Saturday. The man confronted her, and she pushed him and ran away. She was later arrested for burglary and petty theft.

Broadway: A Mission Viejo man was arrested on suspicion of a DUI near Coast Highway at 1:50 a.m. Sunday.

Ocean Avenue: A hit-and-run was reported in the 300 block at 3:28 p.m. Sunday.

Park Avenue: A Laguna Beach man was reportedly passed out on a patio in the 200 block at 12:56 p.m. Sunday. He was arrested for public intoxication.


Area 4

Tree Top Lane: Assault was reported in the 21000 block at 2:06 p.m. July 8. A man reported that a possible homeless man tried to hit him with a gardening tool.

Cress Street: Two subjects were reportedly shaking newspaper stands, trying to get the change out, near Coast Highway at 5:03 a.m. Saturday.

South Coast Highway: A woman reported a stolen vehicle in the 1200 block at 6:40 p.m. Wednesday. She reported that she gave two men a ride and let one drive her vehicle. When she got out of the vehicle, they left with her car. The car was found at the St. Regis hotel, and the incident was unfounded.


Area 5

South Coast Highway: A subject was reportedly walking around with socks on both hands, trying to open car doors in the 30000 block at 4:17 p.m. July 7. The reporting person was inside her car when the man tried to open her door.

Vista Del Sol: A Dana Point man was arrested on suspicion of a DUI at 10:09 p.m. July 7.

Vista Del Sol: A Dana Point man was arrested on suspicion of a DUI at 12:40 a.m. July 8. He had one prior and is being held on $10,000 bail.

Virginia Way: A person reported that they received a letter and a data stick from someone who stole their suitcase and backpack a month ago in the 31000 block at 1:18 p.m. Saturday.

Vista Del Sol: A three-car traffic collision was reported at 3:49 p.m. Sunday.

—Compiled by Joanna Clay

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