Street Beat 2/15/13


Monday, Feb. 4

Petty theft. 1100 block of S. Coast hwy. 11:55 a.m. A bar patron reported that her purse was stolen last night and that her credit cards had been used.

Grand theft. 1100 block of Catalina St. 12:58 p.m. Someone rode off with a $600 beach cruiser bike left unlocked at a home.

Fraud. 1500 block of Via Capri. 4:21 p.m. A man who was watching the Superbowl received a text about an unauthorized credit card transaction. Altogether, someone wracked up $452 in fraudulent charges.

Traffic stop. 100 block of N. Coast Hwy. 9:20 p.m. A 51-year-old Laguna Beach man was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Tuesday, Feb. 5

Fraud. 13-00401. 800 block of Laguna Canyon Rd. 1:44 p.m. A company check was intercepted, forged and cashed for $353.

Grand theft. 200 block of Fairview St. 3:51 p.m. A $1200 paddleboard was taken from a  patio sometime in the previous week.

Drunk driving. S. Coast Hwy. 10:04 p.m. A 29-year-old Laguna Beach woman was cited for DUI after witnesses reported her vehicle swerving and stopping in mid-intersection.

Traffic stop. Oak/Glenneyre. 11 p.m. A 28-year-old Laguna Beach woman was cited for DUI and driving on a suspended license.

Wednesday, Feb. 6

Fire. 1100 block of Noria St. 8:51 a.m. Firefighters suppressed a small fire in an upstairs unit.

Traffic stop. 12-00411. 600 block of Laguna Canyon Rd. 4:54 p.m. Edward Richard York, 41, of Tustin, was arrested for suspicion of possessing a stolen firearm and about 14 grams of methamphetamine. Bail was set at $20,000.

Thursday, Feb. 7

Suspicious vehicle. 21600 Tree Top Lane. 1:15 p.m. Four men who were taking photos of the school were stopped and questioned.

Traffic stop. Ocean ave. 10:52 p.m.A 42-year-old Los Angeles man was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Occupied vehicle. 3200 block of Alta Laguna Blvd. 11:35 p.m. A 17-year-old Anaheim girl was released to her mother after being cited for possessing marijuana and a curfew violation. A 19-year-old male companion was released without charge.

Possess stolen property. 900 block of S. Coast Hwy. 11 a.m. A woman recovered a surfboard stolen from her car last August after spotting it in a store window. The shopkeeper said employees found it.

Petty theft. 1400 Santa Cruz St. 1:39 p.m. A workman reportedly took a bracelet valued at $300.

Saturday, Feb. 9

Traffic stop. Mermaid St. 2:50 a.mA 28-year-old Newport Beach man was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Traffic stop. 13-000431. Reef Point 3 p.m. A 53-year-old Newport Beach man was cited for DUI.

Fire. 100 block of Cozumel 9:50 a.m. A resident doused a fire in a microwave with an extinguisher.

Petty theft. 700 block of Cress St. 1:19 p.m. A purse was stolen at Bluebird Park while its owner used the restroom.

Grand theft. 13-00437. 800 High Dr. 4:20 p.m. Cash, pearl earrings and an iPhone disappeared from a home during a New Year’s Eve party.

Sunday, Feb. 10

traffic stop. 200 block of Forest Ave. 2:41 a.m. A 38-year-old Newport Beach woman was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.


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