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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 […]

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Street Beat 8/9/13

Street Beat 8/9/13

Driver Ricardo Berge, 18, of Huntington Beach, was treated for his injuries as well as arrested for suspicion of felony drunk driving after rolling his vehicle late Tuesday, Aug. 5, Laguna Beach police said. His female passenger, also 18 and from Huntington, suffered a fractured pelvis in the accident in which the vehicle came to […]

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Street Beat 8/2/13

Street Beat 8/2/13

DUI Checkpoint Nets Two Two people were arrested for suspicion of drunk driving at a Laguna Beach police checkpoint on Friday, July 26, set up outside Three Arch Bay about 8 p.m. Altogether from 2,265 vehicles screened, seven other drivers were cited for driving unlicensed, three were arrested on other criminal charges and 12 issued […]

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Auto Thieves Target Porsches

Auto Thieves Target Porsches

About 40 Laguna Beach residents who own 1990’s era Porsches this week received a special delivery to their home from the police department: a crime alert bulletin suggesting that thieves are targeting their vehicles and how to avoid getting hit. Two late-model sports cars, each worth at least $50,000 and equipped with alarms, disappeared overnight […]

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Street Beat 7/19/13

Street Beat 7/19/13

DUI Enforcement Planned For the Weekend The Laguna Beach Police Department will deploy saturation patrols to stop drunk and drug-impaired drivers Saturday, July 20 between 6 p.m. and 3 a.m. in areas of high frequency DUI collisions and arrests.   Monday, July 8 Vandalism. 8:28 a.m. 600 block of Park Ave. During a patrol check, […]

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Street Beat 7/5/13

Street Beat 7/5/13

Cyclist Dies in Canyon Collision A bicyclist was killed and his riding companion injured when a motorist hit the pair pedaling southbound on state Highway 133 near the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park nature center early this morning, Friday, June 28, authorities said. The vehicle driven by a 25-year-old female driver from Irvine collided with the […]