Customer Robbed Outside a Market
A man brandished a kitchen knife and stole a computer from a woman eating lunch outside a north Laguna market on Monday, April 22, about 11 a.m., police said.
The suspect fled north in a waiting vehicle and successfully eluded police.
The victim and a witness, who chased the suspect, said the robber made threats as he made his way towards Coast Highway waving a large knife, Sgt. Louise Callus said.
Monday, April 15
Peeping tom. 22300 Eagle Rock Way. 8 a.m. A woman, who had been walking around her house in the nude, confronted a man crouching near bushes just below her kitchen window. The man with a buzz cut and in his 20s fled the immediate area.
Burglary. 31500 block of Bluff Dr. 10:47 a.m. A $600 iPad mini was swiped from a car after thieves smashed a window.
Vandalism. 3200 block of Alta Laguna Blvd. 10:51 a.m. Park benches are tagged.
Traffic stop. Montage. 1 p.m. A 47-year-old Laguna Beach woman was cited for outstanding DUI warrants and held for $15,000 bail.
DUI. 600 block of Laguna Canyon Rd. 6:34 p.m. A 35-year-old Fullerton woman was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.
Traffic stop. 300 block of Broadway St. 11:19 p.m. A 22-year-old Tustin man was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.
Burglary. 13-01219. 800 block of Cliff Dr. 9:31 a.m. The victim believes $10,000 in jewelry was taken from his home while caregivers where in the house caring for his ailing wife.
Tuesday, April 16
Detective activity. 100 block of N. Syracruse St., Anaheim. 10:33 a.m. As a result of a fraud investigation, Lorena Guadelupe Arreguin, 32, of Anaheim, was arrested for suspicion of burglary, grand theft, forgery and identity theft.
Vehicle burglary. 100 block of Cliff Dr. 6 p.m. Thieves broke a passenger window and stole a purse left on the passenger seat.
Traffic stop. Bluebird Canyon Dr. A 21-year-old Laguna woman was cited for driving on a revoked license and other charges.
Fraud. 400 block of Calliope St. 12:12 p.m. A woman received a request for information on a line of credit she had not sought.
Wednesday, April 17
Fraud. 31800 block of Coast Hwy. 6:45 p.m. Medical bills for about $600 were received by the victim from Mission Hospital for procedures and services he did not obtain.
Thursday, April 18
Muni code violation. Moss St. 2 p.m. A sunbather was cited for soaking up rays while in the nude.
Friday, April 19
Traffic stop. Broadway St. 12:08 a.m. A 39-year-old San Clemente man was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.
H&S activity. 300 block of El Paseo. 8:23 a.m. Probationer Eddie Steven Olesiak, 26, of Laguna Beach was arrested for suspicion of multiple drug offenses after a witness reported he was smoking pot near Main Beach. He allegedly was holding 0.75 grams of meth and a similar amount of marijuana.
Saturday, April 20
Traffic stop. Broadway St. 1:30 a.m. A 32-year-old Colorado woman was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.
Traffic stop. Canyon Acres. 3 a.m. A 51-year-old Compton man was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.
Traffic stop. 500 block of S. Coast Hwy. 3:20 p.m. A 32-year-old Texas man was arrested for possession of pot for sale. Bail was set at $25,000.
Pedestrian stop. Dumond Dr. 3:35 p.m. A 24-year-old man was cited for an outstanding warrant and vehicle code violation.
Sunday, April 21
Prowler. 700 block of Bluebird Canyon Dr. 12:25 a.m. While a resident suspected thieves, police discovered two part time handymen working later than approved and without the owner’s permission.
Traffic stop. 30800 block of Coast hwy. 4:18 a.m. A 19-year-old Sun City man was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.
Vandalism. 1400 block of Glenneyre St. 9:42 a.m. Thieves ransacked a business after smashing a glass door to gain entry.
Rape. 100 block of High Dr. 5:46 p.m. A woman reported refusing the advances of a man she recently met at the beach. He allegedly choked, hit and sexually assaulted her. Police are investigating.