DEC. 18 * St. Ann’s Drive:...

DEC. 18

* St. Ann’s Drive: A wooden stick or chair leg was reportedly

thrown through a glass door in the 200 block at 7:31 a.m.

* Forest Avenue: A business reported that an older man was


bleeding outside in the 400 block at 2:36 p.m. The man did not want

medical attention.

* Cliff Drive: A resident reported an overflowing washing machine

in the 500 block at 3:34 p.m.


DEC. 19

* South Stonington: A husband reported that his wife was missing

in the 20 block at 2:42 a.m. He called back when she called from

their friend’s house down the street.

* Cliff /Lower Cliff drives: A Frito Lay truck hit a mini-van as

it pulled out of a parking space near the intersection at 8:48 a.m.

Firefighters had to extract a driver and a passenger. The driver of

the van was transported to Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center


for neck pain.

* Bent Street: A caller became verbally abusive to a 911

dispatcher in the 400 block at 10:53 a.m. The dispatcher advised the

caller to contact the department’s business line.

* Lower Cliff Drive: A resident reported a hummingbird that flew

into the home in the 200 block at 10:31 a.m.

* Park Avenue: An officer was called to talk to a juvenile who

had made a false 911 call in the 2100 block at 12:30 p.m.


* Cozumel: A resident called police when she was alerted to a

couple fighting in a nearby apartment in the 300 block at 12:41 p.m.

Police arrested a 23-year-old Santa Ana man on an outstanding

warrants for possession of a controlled substance and possession with

intent to sell.

* Forest Avenue: A restaurant contacted police when two female

customers refused to pay their bill in the 200 block at 8:09 p.m. One

left and the other paid the bill.


* Alexander Road: A woman reported that she caught her husband

with a prostitute in the 2000 block at 7:19 a.m. She was advised by

police that it is not a crime for two consenting adults.

* Locust Street: A resident reported that a dark blue Audi

convertible was stolen sometime in the evening in the 400 block at

8:47 a.m.

* Laguna Canyon Road: Police arrested a 24-year-old New Jersey

resident on suspicion of committing burglary in the 20000 block at

9:19 a.m.

* Cliff Drive: Valets contacted police after a belligerent driver

refused to pay them in the 300 block at 1:14 p.m. They decided to

contact the restaurant for his name.

* South Stonington: A resident reported that someone stole a palm

tree out of the ground from his backyard in the 20 block at 2:36 p.m.

He estimated the tree’s value between $400-500.

* Via Cereza: Laguna detectives served a search warrant at a

Mission Viejo residence in the 20000 block at 1:39 p.m. They arrested

a 37-year-old man on suspicion of possession of a controlled

substance, possession of stolen property, possession of a stolen

firearm and possessing a firearm as a felon and on a San Bernardino

warrant for driving under the influence. He was transported to Orange

County Jail in lieu of $30,000.


* 7th Avenue/South Coast Highway: Police responded to a traffic

collision involving four cars, one of them parked, near the

intersection at 2:29 a.m. They arrested a 26-year-old San Clemente

woman on suspicion of driving under the influence.

* Park Avenue: Police responded to a traffic collision involving

a car and a wall in the 2500 block at 11:56 a.m.

* South Coast Highway: A bartender contacted police to report an

assault in the 800 block at 10:43 a.m. He reported that a customer

hit him in the face the previous night after he refused to serve him

anymore alcohol.

* Tree Top Lane: An officer advised two skateboarders to not

skate on school grounds in the 3000 block at 1:49 p.m.

* Police Station: A 27-year-old Anaheim resident came into the

station to talk to an officer and was arrested on suspicion of

assault with a deadly weapon.

* Diamond Street: Three persons fell when a balcony collapsed in

the 500 block at 8:37 p.m. The balcony fell one story, and two of the

persons went to Mission Hospital with moderate injuries.


* Park Avenue: A blue Suburban was reported stolen in the 2000

block at 9:17 a.m. The vehicle was last seen the night before in the

driveway, and the owner still had the keys.

* South Coast Highway/Irvine Cove Drive: An officer pulled over a

suspected drunk driver near the intersection at 4:12 p.m. The driver

turned out to be extremely tired.

* North Coast Highway: A resident reported that someone had taken

the registration tags off the vehicle in the 400 block at 9:08 a.m.

* Cliff Drive/Broadway: Police were alerted to drivers making

illegal turns into the bus depot to avoid traffic at 1:21 p.m.

* The Police Log is compiled and written by Mary A. Castillo from

oral and written reports from the Laguna Beach Police Department and

other sources. Not all police activity is included. Arrests indicate

suspicion of violations, not charges filed nor the results of court

action unless noted.