A man displeased by a hired stripper reported a Christmas Eve robbery by her bodyguard, but ultimately declined to press charges, according to police.
Police apprehended a vehicle on El Toro Road about 1 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 24, occupied by the stripper and her bodyguard, who allegedly punched the resident and took $150 in cash after he rejected the stripper’s expected services for $300, Sgt. Louise Callus said.
The victim was disappointed that the stripper was not the woman portrayed in an advertisement and asked her to leave, Callus said.
When police transported the resident from the 600 block of Glenneyre Street to the stopped car, the stripper explained the $150 cancellation fee. “The parties were able to successfully negotiate terms which were satisfactory to all involved,” Callus said.
Monday, Dec. 23
Vandalism. Coast Hwy. 10 a.m. Thousand Steps Beach restrooms suffered major damage.
Fraud report. 600 block of Mystic Way. Citibank informed a resident someone was using stolen credit card information and made several purchases at New York City retailers Victoria’s Secret and Dean & DeLuca totaling $655.
Petty theft. 32000 block of Virginia Way. 3:49 p.m. A resident reported someone swiped a ceramic planter from in front of her house, replanting the plants in a cheap container.
Vandalism. 1300 block of Hillcrest Dr. 9:39 p.m. A vehicle was keyed overnight.
Traffic stop. Wesley Dr. 9:46 p.m. Elisa Marie Hand, 29, of Newport Beach, was arrested for an outstanding Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies DUI warrant for $30,000 bail.
Tuesday, Dec. 24
Traffic stop. Pearl St. 2:51 a.m. A 24-year-old Laguna Niguel man was arrested for a pot warrant and held for $2,500 bail.
Traffic collision. Wesley Dr. 10:22 a.m. A 39-year-old San Juan Capistrano resident was struck by a water district truck and was transported for medical treatment due to back pain.
Petty theft. 30800 block of Coast Hwy. 3:17 p.m. A wallet was stolen from a purse while the owner shopped.
Petty theft. 700 block of Coast hwy. 4:49 p.m. Someone stole a $300 roof rack from a car.
Traffic stop. 200 block of Anita St. 9:43 p.m. A 36-year-old Aliso Viejo resident was cited for driving on a suspended license for DUI.
Wednesday, Dec. 25
Domestic violence. 2000 block of S. Coast Hwy. A 45-year-old Laguna Beach man was jailed for spousal battery after allegedly attempting to push his partner toward stairs.
Medical rescue. 3200 block of Alta Laguna Blvd. 9 a.m. Lifeguards responded to an injured biker needing assistance, 200 feet down the Mathis Trail.
Thursday, Dec. 26
Vandalism. 700 block of Coast Hwy. 2:30 p.m. Three large urns were taken from the property and damage done to the buildings.
DUI. 2700 block of Solana Way. A 49-year-old Colorado man was arrested for DUI and held for $2500 bail after colliding with a parked car.
Friday, Dec. 27
Traffic stop. 200 block of Ocean Ave. 1:59 a.m. A 22-year-old Florida man was jailed for DUI and held for $2500 bail.
Burglary. 200 block of Forest Ave. 6:27 a.m. Standing water was reported visible.
Sexual battery. 31800 block of Coast hwy. 12:20 p.m. Hospital officials reported that a 27-year-old Dove Canyon patient alleged a sexual assault by a “holistic practitioner” during a South Carolina vacation in November.
Hit and run. 10:16 p.m. S. Coast Hwy. Eric Escobedo, 24, of Upland, was arrested for suspicion of DUI, driving on a suspended license as well as two counts of hit and run. Escobedo allegedly rear-ended one vehicle at Broadway and struck another while fleeing into the underground parking structure at the Montage, where he apparently worked.
Traffic stop. Diamond St. 11:13 p.m. A 54-year-old Newport Beach man was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.
Sunday, Dec. 29
Drunk driving. 1300 block of N. Coast hwy. 12:25 a.m. The driver of a silver four-door vehicle that collided with another northbound vehicle north of Irvine Cove fled the scene. Police have no leads in the hit and run.
Traffic stop. Laguna Ave. 12:49 a.m. A 45-year-old Aliso Viejo woman was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.