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 been dealing narcotics, according to Sgt. Robert Rahaeuser. Bail was […]
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Monday, June 18 Pedestrian stop. 11:57 p.m. A 35-year-old Laguna Hills man was arrested for warrants and possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. Wednesday, June 20 H&S activity. 4:49 p.m. 300 block of Pinecrest Dr. After a citizen reported four youths doing drugs in a drain pipe, police issued three citations for tobacco […]
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 Baja Fresh, where their vehicle was […]
A deer that ran onto the beach and into the ocean died after it swam ashore below Laguna Beach’s Montage resort this past Monday, police said. A resident of nearby Victoria Beach called for aid about 10:27 a.m. after observing a deer in the water continuing to swim rather than heading for shore, said Lt. […]
How can lack of a parking space land you behind bars? In Laguna Beach, it occurs when you pull into a spot marked in red reserved for the police watch commander. That’s what happened to Barbara Louise Kanode, 47, of Newport Beach, who on Wednesday, May 9, took an available spot near City Hall while […]
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 the Laguna police department, (949) 497-0396. […]
A man on probation for a previous assault conviction was arrested in Tustin for suspicion of kidnapping and felony domestic violence after Laguna Beach police received reports of an assault in progress early Sunday, police said. Joseph Barrak, 37, of Tustin, fled from El Toro Road when a man came to the aid of […]
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 […]
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.