Street Beat 3/15/13

Monday, Feb. 4

Grand theft. 31800 Coast Hwy. About $2,400 in cash, personal and insurance checks were taken from locked drawers in medical offices. There is no sign of forced entry.

Grand theft. PD. 9:39 a.m. A baby goat reported stolen was already captured and recovered by animal control officers two days earlier. Then, police responded to a disturbance call involving a party on the beach at Three Arch Bay and heard the goat bleating. The thieves set the goat free when cops showed up.

Suspicious circs. 2100 block of Laguna Canyon Rd. 11:54 a.m. A worker called police after a prospective customer took off a sheathed machete before getting behind the wheel of a car for sale. A rifle was also spotted in his vehicle. The armed man was asked to leave the premises.

Vandalism. 300 Club Dr. 2:37 p.m. A vehicle was discovered keyed on both sides.

Fraud. Stonington Rd. The victim reported receiving letters that revealed she had applied for different credit cards, which she denies seeking.

Petty theft. 200 block of La Brea St. A pink beach cruiser with a wicker basket was taken from an open garage sometime between 7 a.m. and noon.


Tuesday, March 5

Traffic stop. Ocean and Beach. A 31-year-old Long Beach resident was cited for DUI and an outstanding warrant. Bail was set at $2500.

Traffic stop. 700 block of Glenneyre St. A 51-year-old Laguna Beach woman was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Traffic stop. Coast Hwy. 1:29 a.m. A 37-year-old Laguna Niguel woman was arrested for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Pedestrian stop. 13-00705. 20600 Laguna Canyon Rd. 1:17 p.m. A bike patrol officer arrested Joseph Flamm, 25, of Newport Beach, on a no-bail, failure-to-appear warrant.


Wednesday, March 6

Grand theft. 1900 block of Park Ave. 3:17 p.m. Jewelry and other personal items valued at $31,000 went missing during an absence of two days last month.

Citizen contact. 1400 block of S. Coast Hwy. 5:46 p.m. A 32-year-old man was detained and transported to Mission Hospital for mental instability after he repeated sexual and delusional remarks to a teen-age girl that he had uttered in January as well.

Traffic stop. 20200 block of Laguna Canyon Rd. 5:51 p.m. Anya Alea Rae Burnham, 34, of Laguna Woods, was arrested on a no-bail warrant involving meth possession.

DUI. State Hwy 73. 6 p.m. A 41-year-old Laguna Beach man was arrested for DUI after witnesses reported a driver swerving. Bail was set at $2500.


Thursday, March 7

Vandalism. 300 block of St. Ann’s Dr. 7:51 a.m. A window was shattered in the rear of the church.

Vandalism. 300 block of Broadway St. 8 a.m. Someone scrawled an expletive into artwork valued at $45,000.

Vehicle burglary. 31800 block of Coast Hwy. 10:21 a.m. The owner of a vehicle left in a parking structure reported an $870 loss after thieves smashed a window.

Fraud. 200 block of N. Coast Hwy. 2:33 p.m. A hotel is out $7,000 after paying for a limousine for expected guests, whose group booking and credit cards turned out to be fraudulent.

Suspicious person. 200 block of Broadway St. 3:28 p.m. Two young girls reported feeling uncomfortable after a middle-aged man made small talk with them and then appeared to follow them to a neighboring retailer.


Friday, March 8

Traffic stop. 100 block of Oak St. 12:59 a.m. James Martin Webster, 32, of Irvine, was arrested for suspicion of DUI and held for $15,000 bail due to two prior offenses.

Traffic stop. Coast Hwy. William Lyon, 57, of San Clemente, was arrested for suspicion of DUI and possessing a loaded five-shot revolver. Bail was set at $20,000.

Fraud. 31300 block of Monterey St. Someone forged a signature, requesting a cash transfer of $217,000 from a stock brokerage account.

Traffic collision. 2200 block of Laguna Canyon Rd. One driver suffered back injuries after a slow-speed rear-end collision.

Disturbance. 21800 block of Hillside Lane. Police broke up a party involving about 30 people, including juveniles, who initially refused police entry.


Saturday, March 9

Traffic stop. Legion St. 12:38 a.m. A 50-year-old Newport Beach woman was cited for  DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Occupied vehicle. 30900 block of Coast Hwy. 3:15 p.m. Kalin Gregory Wiley, 19, of  San Juan Capistrano, was arrested for a four-count bench warrant. Bail was set $100,000.

Burglary. 1500 block S. Coast Hwy. 5:24 p.m. Someone broke into the outside pool bar and took $80 worth of liquor.

DUI. S. Coast hwy. 7:41 p.m. Enrique Corrales Rosales, 42, of San Clemente, was arrested for suspicion of DUI and held for $15,000 bail due to two previous offenses.

Suspicious person. 1500 block of S. Coast Hwy. 10 p.m. A 17-year-old male, taking a dip in a hotel pool with his girlfriend, was detained for trespassing and possibly theft after a hotel employee recognized him as the person captured on video pinching liquor earlier in the evening.


Sunday, March 10

Traffic stop. 800 block of Glenneyre St. A 45-year-old Laguna Beach woman was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Traffic stop. 100 block of S. Coast Hwy. A 19-year-old Orange man was arrested for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

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