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Two Die in Overturned Truck

Two Die in Overturned Truck

The coroner’s office identified two passengers who died in a single-vehicle collision while exiting state Route 73 near Laguna Beach on Halloween Night. Victorino Benites and Esteban Dimas Alonzo, both 42 and residents of Santa Ana, were killed when the vehicle where they were passengers hit a guardrail, said a coroner’s office statement. The unidentified […]

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Street Beat 11/1/13

Street Beat 11/1/13

Pair Arrested for Suspicion of Drug Dealing By Andrea Adelson | LB Indy Undercover detectives who made contact with a person offering to sell methamphetamine arrested two people for drug related offenses Thursday, Oct. 24, in the parking lot of a local market, police said. Alexander Enrique Galindo, 21, of Corona, was taken into custody […]

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Street Beat 10/25/13

Street Beat 10/25/13

Monday, Oct. 14 Pedestrian stop. 31000 block of Coast Hwy. 9:50 p.m. A 21-year-old Irvine resident was arrested for a parole violation and held without bail. Detective activity. 100 block of Fairview St. 12:53 p.m. Stephen Sheppard, 50, of Murrieta, was arrested for suspicion of possessing 2.4 grams of meth. Bail was set at $25,000. […]

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Street Beat 10/18/13

Street Beat 10/18/13

Tuesday, Oct. 8 Burglary. 300 block of Broadway St. 3:21 a.m. Joseph Edward Flamm, 46, of Newport Beach, was arrested for suspicion of burglary as police were searching the area after responding to a burglary alarm. The store owner verified jewelry allegedly in Flamm’s possession was from the store. Bail was set at $20,000. Assault […]

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Streetbeat

Streetbeat

Monday, Sept. 30 Keep the peace. 31500 block of Table Rock Dr. Doug Damauri Blazie, 20, one of the two people involved in a dispute over mail, was arrested for outstanding warrants and held for $50,000 bail. Patrol check. 2600 block of Glenneyre St. A woman who tracked a stolen iPad to this location left […]

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Street Beat 10/11/13

Street Beat 10/11/13

Monday, Sept. 30 Keep the peace. 31500 block of Table Rock Dr. Doug Damauri Blazie, 20, one of the two people involved in a dispute over mail, was arrested for outstanding warrants and held for $50,000 bail. Patrol check. 2600 block of Glenneyre St. A woman who tracked a stolen iPad to this location left […]

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Street Beat 10/4/13

Street Beat 10/4/13

Monday, Sept. 23 Burglary. 900 block of Quivera St. 9:47 p.m. A local resident recovered goods valued at $2500 as a result of a sheriff’s investigation of a housekeeper, who is suspected in thefts and burglaries of homes where she worked.. Tuesday, Sept. 24 Fraud. 300 block of Santa Rosa St. 10:09 a.m. About $500 […]

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Street Beat 9/27/13

Street Beat 9/27/13

Monday, Sept. 19 Grand theft. 900 block of Wilson St. 11 a.m. A $500 tablet computer and cash were taken. Traffic collision. Cress St. 1:10 p.m. An out of town visitor was struck while crossing Cress in the sidewalk. No charges have been filed. Traffic collision. S. Coast Highway. 9:46 p.m. A motorcyclist collided with […]

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Street Beat 9/20/13

Street Beat 9/20/13

Pedestrian Injured in Collision A 56-year-old visitor was injured when struck in a crosswalk by a vehicle turning at Cress Street onto Coast Highway about 1:10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, police said. Portions of Coast Highway were temporarily closed as a result of the collision and following accident investigation. No citation was issued, pending the […]

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Street Beat 9/13/13

Street Beat 9/13/13

Tuesday, Sept. 3 Traffic stop. Ledroit St. 1:50 a.m. A 44-year-old Laguna Niguel man was cited for DUI and held for $10,000 bail. Attempted burglary. 31500 block of Table Rock Dr. 10:08 a.m. Someone attempted entry through a backyard window. Petty theft. 31600 block of Second Ave. 12:30 p.m. A 54-year-old female alleges that about […]

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Street Beat 9/6/13

Street Beat 9/6/13

Checkpoint Removes Two DUI Suspects   Two motorists suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol were arrested and another six cited for driving unlicensed during a Laguna Beach police checkpoint on Saturday, Aug. 31, police said. Nearly 2,300 vehicles were screened at the checkpoint set up near Blue Lagoon between 8 p.m. and […]

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Street Beat 8/30/13

Street Beat 8/30/13

Suspected Prostitute Arrested in Laguna’s HIP District The owner of a massage business operating in one of Laguna Beach’s busiest commercial areas was arrested for suspicion of prostitution on Friday, Aug. 23, police said. Angel Liu, 49, of Rowland Heights, who police said operated Relaxbar at 1276 S. Coast Highway, was charged with the misdemeanor […]

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Street Beat 8/23/13

Street Beat 8/23/13

Car Collides With an Apartment An elderly driver escaped injury Friday, Aug. 16 despite having crashed her car onto the first floor of an apartment building at 235 Lower Cliff Dr. at 11:44 a.m., Laguna Beach police said. It took authorities an hour to extract the driver, who had to be cut from the car […]

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Street Beat 8/16/13

Street Beat 8/16/13

Late Check Out Canceled for Hotel’s ‘Guests’   Six people occupying three different rooms at Laguna Beach’s most expensive hotel and suspected of credit card fraud received an 8 a.m. wake-up call from police on Wednesday, Aug. 7. Hotel security learned of the fraudulent cards and notified authorities, Sgt. Louise Callus said. “Most of the […]

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Late Check Out Canceled for Hotel’s ‘Guests’

Late Check Out Canceled for Hotel’s ‘Guests’

Six people occupying three different rooms at Laguna Beach’s most expensive hotel and suspected of credit card fraud received an 8 a.m. wake-up call from police on Wednesday, Aug. 7. Hotel security learned of the fraudulent cards and notified authorities, Sgt. Louise Callus said. “Most of the suspects were in possession of methamphetamine as well […]