Street Beat 11/1/13


Pair Arrested for Suspicion of Drug Dealing

By Andrea Adelson | LB Indy

Undercover detectives who made contact with a person offering to sell methamphetamine arrested two people for drug related offenses Thursday, Oct. 24, in the parking lot of a local market, police said.

Alexander Enrique Galindo, 21, of Corona, was taken into custody on a no bail felony warrant as well as additional felony charges for suspicion of transporting and selling meth, Sgt. Louise Callus said.

Dara Faye Sheinman, 28, of Irvine, was also arrested for felony and misdemeanor drug charges, Callus said.

Police found 3.5 grams of methamphetamine as well as syringes, scales, baggies, and other drug paraphernalia in their car, she said.

Another Pair Arrested on Drug Charges

Laguna Beach narcotics investigators arranged a buy of 50 MDMA pills, also known as Ecstasy, from two men in an Irvine shopping center on Friday, Oct. 25, and arrested the pair, police said.

Douglas George Williams, 23, of Brea, and Christopher Ray Ayala, 23, of Tustin, were both arrested for suspicion of felony transportation of a controlled substance, Sgt. Louise Callus said.


Monday, Oct. 21

Fraud. 300 block of Magnolia Dr. 11:30 a.m. The victim learned that several lines of credit with a store had been opened in his name, for which he never applied.

Grand theft. PD. 12:13 p.m. Sunglasses, an iPod and an atm card, all valued at $1,500, were taken from a convertible with its top down left in a Mermaid Street parking structure.

Traffic stop. 200 block of N. Coast hwy. 7:42 p.m. A 48-year-old Seal Beach man was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Welfare check. Forest and Broadway. 9:15 p.m. A 44-year-old Laguna Beach woman, asleep behind the wheel of a parked car, was cited for DUI.


Tuesday, Oct. 22

Petty theft. 600 block of N. Coast Hwy. 7 a.m. Regan Philip Hess, 47, a Laguna Beach transient, was arrested for suspicion of burglary and held for  $20,000 bail after a customer observed him allegedly swipe a bottle of Jagermeister liquor.

Indecent exposure. 20600 block of Laguna Canyon Rd. 9:42 a.m. A 57-year-old woman was arrested for providing false information to police and resisting arrest over urinating in public.

Grand theft. 31300 block of Coast Hwy. 12:26 p.m. A suspect, who attempted to steal a leafblower, dropped it when the owner gave chase.

Petty theft. 100 block of N. Coast Hwy. 2:28 p.m. Silvio Acosta, 30, of Laguna Beach, was arrested for no bail parole violation.

Traffic collision. Egan Rd. 7:11 a.m. An 18-wheeler took out a stop sign.


Wednesday, Oct. 23

Stolen vehicle. 200 block of Grandview St. 8:28 a.m. A 1998 Lexus parked in front of the owner’s residence disappeared over night and was found two blocks away with several personal items and change missing.


Thursday, Oct. 24

DUI. Thalia St. 9:11 a.m. A 41-year-old woman was cited for DUI and held for $2,500 bail.

Vandalism. 31400 block of Coast hwy. 4 p.m. Stakes put up for fencing, at a cost of $1,500, were removed.

Traffic collision. Park Ave. 9:37 p.m. A 19-year-old Tustin woman was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail after a resident reported hearing a collision.


Saturday, Oct. 26

Traffic stop. Thalia St. Midnight. A 31-year-old Huntington Beach man was arrested for suspicion of DUI and held for $2,500 bail.

Traffic stop. Irvine Cove. 1:50 a.m. A 39-year-old Huntington Beach man was cited for DUI and a passenger held for an outstanding warrant.

Traffic stop. 30800 block of Coast Highway. 2:25 a.m. A 39-year-old native of Mexico was cited for DUI and held for $2,500 bail.

Verbal threats. 3100 block of Bonn Dr.  A group of 12-year-olds who engaged in a pre-emptive trick or treat jaunt were met with hostility by residents in the 3100 block of  Bonn. The parents of one child asked for documentation of verbal abuse.

Pedestrian stop. 200 block of Brooks St. 4 p.m. Kristofer Mikael Swanson, 36, of Laguna Beach, was arrested for an outstanding DUI warrant and held for $15,000 bail.


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