Street Beat 6/28/13

Father Suspected in Child Endangerment Arrest

Laguna Beach police arrested Christian Omar Ramirez, 22, of Lake Forest, for suspicion of child endangerment on Saturday, June 22, about 4 p.m. near Legion St., Sgt. Louise Callus said.

His vehicle allegedly had collided with three other vehicles, according to the police log, though details about the collision were not available because the report had yet to be completed, Callus said.

In addition to the felony endangerment charge, Ramirez was also charged with suspicion of DUI and hit and run, according to the log. His 4-year-old daughter and 13-year-old niece were in the car, as well as other adult passengers, parents who took custody of the children, Callus said. Bail was set at $100,000.


Monday, June 17

Traffic collision. 100 block of N. Coast hwy. 10 a.m. A 53-year-old bicyclist from Huntington Beach suffered abrasions after colliding with a vehicle. The rider was southbound on Coast Highway at Broadway Street when it struck the rear of a vehicle that had pulled into the left turning lanes at the intersection.


Tuesday, June 18

Fraud. 30500 block of Coast Hwy. 9 a.m. Someone swiped a local resident’s card number and made two unauthorized charges at the Carlsbad Apple Store, totaling $1,617.84.

Fraud. 800 block of Park Ave. 2 p.m. Someone made off with a local resident’s card number and made three unauthorized charges three days earlier at the Las Vegas Excalibur Hotel totaling $5,236.

Vehicle burglary. 31800 block of Coast Hwy. 4:21 p.m. A car owner reported a $600 loss of property from a locked vehicle. No point of entry was noted in the log.

Vehicle burglary. 100 block of S. Coast Hwy. 5 p.m. A car owner reported losses of  $1,700 in a theft. Details were unavailable.

Traffic stop. 200 block of Forest Ave. A 45-year-old Pasadena woman was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.


Wednesday, June 19

Animal calls. 2900 block of Laguna Canyon Rd. 12:45 a.m. A motorist reported hitting a hit a deer near Big Bend.

DUI. Broadway St. 11:58 p.m. Enrique Galindo Zetina, 37, of Aliso Viejo, was arrested for suspicion of DUI and held for $15,000 bail due to a prior offense.


Thursday, June 20

Medical aid. Balboa Avenue at Summet du Monde. Bicyclist was reported down at the top of the Meadows Trail.


Friday, June 21

Traffic stop. Montage. 1:56 a.m. Joshua Allan Villareal, 24, of Rolling Hills Estates, was arrested for an outstanding unlicensed driver warrant and held for $15,000 bail.

Reckless driving. Laguna Canyon. Another motorist, who reported a vehicle speeding and slamming on the breaks, resulted in the arrest of a 28-year-old Santa Ana man for DUI who was held for $2500 bail.

Traffic collision. South Coast Hwy and Third Street. 12:30 p.m. A motorcyclist was transported to Mission Hospital for complaint of shoulder pain and abrasions as a result of a collision that impacted traffic for about 20 minutes.

Traffic collision. LCR 2:37 p.m. A three-car minor injury collision occurred near Annaliese Preschool, blocking northbound lanes. Two cars were towed away.

Theft. 400 Cliff Drive. 11:11 a.m. A resident reported the theft of a bike.

Burglary 1100 block of Gaviota Dr. 12:20 p.m. A resident returning from a week’s absence reported that someone attempted entry through a skylight, which had been opened.


Sunday, June 23

Traffic stop. Coast Hwy 2:39 a.m. A 46-year-old San Clemente man was arrested for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

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