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Street Beat 9/7

Monday, Aug. 27 Grand theft. 400 Poplar St. 9 a.m. Someone took $2,500 worth of tools in July from a garage. Grand theft. 100 block of Agate St. 11 a.m. A parking meter with dual tops was lifted off the pole and stolen. Petty theft. 12-03292. 200 block of Forest Ave. Timmi Curtis...

Street Beat 8/24

Monday, Aug. 13 Vandalism. 200 block of Calliope St. 9:58 a.m. While a parking officer was out inspecting vehicles on foot, someone splashed a paint-destroying caustic chemical across the vehicle. A new paint job is estimated at $3,000. Vandalism. 900 block of Temple Hills Dr....

Street Beat 8/17/12

Monday, Aug. 6 Trespassing. 300 block of Park Ave. 8:41 p.m. A woman reports a man is blocking her office doorway and will not leave. Police learn he is a walkaway from an Anaheim hospice in need of medication. DUI. West St. 9:32 p.m. A 32-year-old Aliso Viejo woman was cited for...

Street Beat 8/10

Monday, July 30 DUI. 12:42 a.m. 1100 block S. Coast Hwy. A 51-year-old Nevada resident who was described as staggering to her vehicle was stopped and arrested doe DUI. Bail was set at $2,500.   Tuesday, July 31 DUI 7:11 p.m. Laguna Canyon. The 53-year-old Aliso Viejo driver...

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Bad Check Scheme Foiled by Postal Clerk   Carmela Marie Corral, 24, of Long Beach, was arrested for suspicion of burglary and insufficient funds around noon Wednesday inside Laguna Beach’s downtown post office. Police allege she is part of a larger ring of thieves...

Street Beat 7/13

Monday, July 2 Traffic collision. 8:55 a.m. Third Ave. Michael John Guerrero Jr. of Corona was arrested for suspicion of possessing oxycodone for sale after police found in his vehicle containers recently filled for 160 pills. Text messages recovered from his phone suggest he had...

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Monday, June 11 Burglary.  400 block of S. Coast Hwy. 12 p.m. A business owner discovered someone had entered the business, breaking some items. Fraud. 1 p.m. 400 block of Thalia St. A resident learned from a credit card services that someone was attempting add a name to her...

Street Beat 6/15

Monday, June 4 Petty theft. 9:36 a.m. S. Coast Hwy. A kayak valued at $500 was stolen sometime in the  last 24 hours. Traffic collision. 12:10 p.m. 2000 block Temple Hills Dr. An unoccupied Porsche rolled 400 feet downhill and hit a parked Ford, which caromed into a BMW. Hit and...

Thieves Stung in Bee Theft

Newport police arrested a Nevada man on Wednesday who used his own cell phone to video himself swiping a stuffed bee from the Don’t Worry Be Happy Foundation store in Laguna Beach. The man and his three companions were detained at gunpoint in the parking lot of Newport Beach’s...

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Money found in an envelope in a public restroom on April 24 near the downtown Bank of America has been turned into police, who are trying to determine its rightful owner. The finder, a Florida resident, turned in the property after returning home. Questions? Ask Cathy Berg, at...

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Monday, Feb. 20   Traffic collision. 2:57 p.m. Broadway and Beach St. A 20-year-old female backing out of a space, hit the gas instead of the break and hit a southbound vehicle.   Burglary. 200 block of San Joaquin St. A woman reported the theft of a newly purchased...

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Monday, Feb. 13   Suspicious. 6:52 a.m. 500 block Cliff Dr. A resident who asked a man to leave refused and began masturbating in view of a window.   Fraud. 10:16 a.m. 31300 block of Brooks St. A man who purchased a Maserati put his roommate’s name on the title.  ...

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Monday, Jan. 23   Vandalism. 2:38 p.m. Public works dept. reported graffiti in the ground and handrails of the walkway that connects 7th St. to Virginia Ave.   Foot patrol. 12:54 p.m. 100 block of S. Crescent Bay Dr. A 52-year old man and a 58-year-old man were cite for...

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Monday, Jan. 9 Power outage. 7 a.m. Power outage affecting 4,000 customers from Nyes Place to Aliso dip. Tuesday, Jan. 10 Burglary. 8:36 a.m. 400 block of Hawthorne Rd. Two bikes valued at $4,000 taken from tool shed. Probation search. 5:33 p.m. San Clemente. Andrew James Barley,...

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Tools Brandished in Assault Attempt   A worker at a condominium complex in the 31400 block of Coast Highway was arrested for suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon last Thursday, Dec. 22, police said. Jorge Luis Frias, 44, allegedly cornered a man in the complex’s...