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 elevator, threatening to strike him with a hammer and […]
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Monday, Nov. 28 Traffic stop. 9 a.m. 200 block of Chiquita. Uriel Aquilar Esquivel, 48, of Costa Mesa, was arrested for outstanding DUI warrants and two vehicle code violations. Bail was set at $10,000. Fraud. 8:30 p.m. PD. A Laguna Beach man who dined in Los Angeles on Nov. 12 and paid with a debit […]
Teen Assaulted on Beach A 16-year-old Laguna Beach boy was detained by police and taken to Juvenile Hall late Tuesday after an acquaintance reported he had sexually assaulted her on the beach in front of a downtown hotel, police said. The 19-year-old victim, also a Laguna resident, reported the assault at 9:29 p.m. Investigators are […]
A 16-year-old Laguna Beach boy was detained by police and taken to Juvenile Hall late Tuesday after an acquaintance reported he had sexually assaulted her on the beach in front of a downtown hotel, police said. The 19-year-old victim, also a Laguna resident, reported the assault at 9:29 p.m. Investigators are requesting multiple charges, including […]
Phony Utility Workers Suspected of Theft Two men impersonating AT&T employees are believed to have stolen a stamp collection from an elderly resident while pretending to make phone repairs in the 1000 block of Gaviota Drive last Thursday, police said. The collection was valued at $50. Police notified phone company officials of the incident. No […]
Monday, Nov. 7 Grand theft. 2:57 p.m. 300 block of Broadway St. Someone cut a lock and stole a Focus Thunder mountain bike valued at $5,903 left at a store for repair. Grand theft. 3:33 p.m. 2800 block of Bernard Ct. Three boxes of court transcripts left on a porch were stolen. Grand theft. 7:41 […]
A 51-year old Laguna Beach cyclist, descending Los Flores Canyon Road above Malibu, died from head injuries after he struck a barrier and was thrown to the ground on Sunday, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Robert Hyndman, a marketing writer who lived in North Laguna, was riding with his brother on Sunday and was wearing a helmet, bikinginla.com reported.
Costumed Caper Ends With Creek Rescue An unidentified and intoxicated teen-ager wearing a Halloween costume was rescued uninjured after a 50-foot fall down an embankment above Aliso Creek shortly after midnight on Sunday. Police say he jumped a barrier to elude officers, called to Aliso Creek Inn about 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, to break […]
Man Held for Underage Sex Offense Police arrested a Costa Mesa man for suspicion of statutory rape on Friday, Oct. 7, six months after a sexual encounter with a 17-year-old Laguna Beach girl, police said. Detectives arrested Michael Sheridan, 23, in Costa Mesa’s Heller Park at 2:47 p.m. where he and a group were engaged […]
Monday, Sept.12 Traffic stop. 12:14 a.m. A Corona del Mar woman, 23, was cited for driving while drunk and held for $2,500 bail. Traffic stop. 2L25 a.m. A 19-year-old visitor from Panama was arrested for DUI and held for $2,500 bail. Animal calls. 1:27 p.m. A hiker at Alta Laguna Park reported spotting a mountain […]
Inmate Returns to Face Murder Charge An arraignment of Friday, Sept. 23, was set for a Connecticut inmate extradited to California last week on murder charges in the 1978 stabbing-death of a Laguna Beach architect. Three decades after the fact, Walter Lawrence Dalie, 52, was charged on Feb. 23 with murder with special circumstances in […]
Woman Held in Wallet Robbery A 22-year-old Laguna Hills woman was arrested for suspicion of robbery after citizens reported seeing her steal a wallet from an elderly man after pummeling him in the face, police said. Chelsea Jill Aragon was held for $100,000 bail. Aragon allegedly slapped the 75-year-old Los Angeles man, who was seated […]
Monday, July 18 Traffic stop. 12:21 a.m. 800 block of Glenneyre St. Three teens were cited for curfew violations and their parents called to pick them up after a 16-year-old driver blew past a stop sign. A 15-year-old, whose backpack held two bottles of wine and a baggie of pot, was also cited for possession […]
Unceremonious End to Father’s Day A Laguna Beach father and his 21-year-old son together capped off Father’s Day with a post-holiday fist fight with a third person in the lobby of the Montage resort about 1:43 a.m. Monday, according to the police log and a police official. All three were visibly intoxicated and two of […]
Tax Refund Gone Missing Results in Arrest Stephen Reginald McDow, 34, of Laguna Beach, was expected in a Santa Ana courtroom Wednesday for an arraignment on a felony theft charge for allegedly spending most of a $110,000 tax refund erroneously placed in his account, according to law enforcement officials. McDow was arrested Wednesday, June 14, […]