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 been dealing narcotics, according to Sgt. Robert Rahaeuser. Bail was set at $20,000.

Traffic collision. 11:52 a.m. Laguna Canyon Rd. Southbound lanes were closed due to a vehicle that sideswiped another during a lane change. One driver received medical treatment for complaint of pain.

Traffic collision. 10:30 a.m. 30800 Coast Hwy. A pedestrian suffered complaint of pain after being hit in a crosswalk by a vehicle turning east.

Assist other dept. 4:46 p.m. N. Coast Hwy. A sheriff’s deputy who observed erratic driving by a motorist pulled over Cecilia Diaz, 27, of Huntington Beach, who was arrested for suspicion of being under the influence of prescription drugs and for fraudulently obtaining them. Bail was set at $20,000.


Tuesday, July 3

Traffic stop. 2 a.m. West St. A 21-year-old Trabuco Canyon woman was arrested for DUI and held for $2,500 bail.

Traffic stop. 12:33. 300 block Nyes Place. A 26-year-old Anaheim resident was arrested for three outstanding warrants.

Drug activity. 5:08 p.m. 300 block Forest Ave. Nathan Turner, 52, a Laguna Beach transient was arrested for suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale after an officer observed a transaction. Bail was set at $25,000.

Fraud. 7:35 p.m. 500 block Forest Ave. Someone fraudulently charged $3,345 worth of services at a local copy shop with a resident’s credit card.

Vehicle burglary. 10:14 p.m. 900 block Coast Hwy. Someone broke into a car, stealing diving books, an iPod, two cell phones and a purse, cumulatively valued at $3,300.


Wednesday, July 4

Underage drinking. 12:31 a.m. Main Beach. Three 19-year-olds from the San Gabriel Valley were detained for underage drinking from among a group of 10 to 15 young people.

Vandalism. 10:58 a.m. 1500 block S. Coast Hwy. Kids set up skateboard ramps and rails using leftover pieces of wood.

Traffic stop. 12:51 p.m. 800 block Cliff Dr. Marco Antonio Rodriguez, 25, of Anaheim, was arrested for suspicion of possessing an ounce of methamphetamine hidden in his  underwear after police stopped him for a traffic infraction. A parolee, he could not explain why he also had $6,000 in cash and was held without bail.

Traffic stop. 6:55 p.m. 800 block Temple Hills Dr.  A 21-year-old Laguna Beach resident, at the wheel of a car full of friends, was arrested for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Traffic collision. 6:59 p.m. Glenneyre St. A 24-year-old Valley Village man was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Traffic stop. McCauley/ Coast Hwy. 7:21 p.m. A 23-year-old San Pedro man was arrested for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Traffic stop. 11:49 p.m. Canyon Acres. A 50-year-old Trabuco Canyon woman was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.


Thursday, July 5

Traffic stop. 12:38 a.m. 200 block Ocean Ave. A 30-year-old Glendale resident was held for $2,500 bail after being arrested for DUI.

Traffic stop. 3 a.m. Wesley Dr. A 57-year-old Laguna Niguel man was arrested for DUI and held for $2,500 bail.

Pedestrian stop. 9:37 a.m. 300 block of Forest Ave. Patrick Dahl, 46, a Laguna Beach transient, was arrested for suspicion of possessing a small amount of hash. Bail was set at $20,000.


Friday, July 6

Traffic stop. 2:40 a.m. 1700 Catalina St. A 19-year-old Laguna Beach resident was cited for DUI and held for $2,500 bail.

Grand theft. 7:16 a.m. 1300 block Coral Dr. Gulf clubs were stolen from his open garage.


Saturday, July 7

Burglary. 12-02538. 11:08 a.m. 200 block of Arch St. A mountain bike was stole from a locked garage.

Stolen vehicle recovery. 2:24 p.m. A vehicle reported stolen shortly after midnight was discovered in Monarch Plaza undamaged by sheriff’s deputies.

Disturbance. 3:36 p.m. 700 block of Cress St. Jason William Brown, 42, of Laguna Beach, was arrested for violating parole and held without bail after witnesses said he had made inappropriate comments to children in a park and stole their candy.

Child cruelty. 7:25 p.m. Main Beach. A 51-year-old La Mirada father was arrested for suspicion of felony child cruelty after two witnesses reported seeing 10 blows inflicted on a teen, who suffered abrasions. Bail was set at $50,000.


Sunday, July 8

Pedestrian stop. 200 block of Broadway St. 1 a.m. A 48-year-old Canoga Park man was arrested for eight outstanding misdemeanor warrants.

Grand theft. 8:10 p.m. 700 block of S. Coast Hwy. A cell phone was reported stolen.


Monday, July 9

Traffic stop. 2:43 a.m. Canyon Acres. Dr. A 26-year-old Huntington Beach man was arrested for DUI  and held for $10,000 bail.

Traffic collision. 4:15 p.m. 20300 block of Laguna Canyon Rd. A motorcycle came to rest atop an SUV after the vehicle collided with the cyclists while turning into a driveway. The 31-year-old driver from Fountain Valley and his passenger, a Santa Ana woman, 23, were both treated for pain at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo.


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