Street Beat 8/17/12

Monday, Aug. 6

Trespassing. 300 block of Park Ave. 8:41 p.m. A woman reports a man is blocking her office doorway and will not leave. Police learn he is a walkaway from an Anaheim hospice in need of medication.

DUI. West St. 9:32 p.m. A 32-year-old Aliso Viejo woman was cited for DUI and held for $2,500 bail.

DUI. S. Coast Hwy at Nyes Place. 9:56 p.m. Pulled over by police for speeding, Paul Christopher Dewitt, 31, of Huntington Beach was arrested for suspicion of DUI as well as allegedly possessing pills without a valed prescription. Bail was set at $10,000 due to a previous conviction earlier in the year.


Tuesday, Aug.  7

Traffic stop. 700 block of Cress St. 12:27 a.m. A 44-year-old Laguna Hills man was cited for DUI and held for $2,500 bail.

Traffic stop. Canyon Acres. 1:09 a.m. A 33-year-old Orange man was cited for DUI and held for $2,500 bail.

Traffic stop.12-02979. S. Coast Hwy. 11 a.m. Carmona Fernando, 32, of Corona was arrested for suspicion of identity theft and presenting fake ID when offering a pay stub with a pilfered social security number as identification. Bail was set at $20,000.

Violation. 800 block of Glenneyre St. Officers who responded to a report about four female teens asking adults to purchase beer and cigarettes for them detained a 15-year-old Laguna Beach girl who had two 22-ounce beers in her possession. She was driven home, cited and released to her mother. Two other girls ran.

Unauthorized pruning. 31500 Bluff Dr. 5:12 p.m. An olive tree to the right of a garage.

Possible overdose. 31200 Holly Dr. 9:57 p.m. Cody Thoresen, 24, of Laguna Beach, was arrested for suspicion of possessing methamphetamine and paraphernalia after police were summoned when a relative found him passed out. Bail was set at $20,000.

Traffic stop. 100 block of S. Coast Hwy. 11:18 a.m. After Hong Jing, 43, of Irvine, turned in front of an oncoming police car, officers arrested her for presenting allegedly false ID, identity theft and driving on a suspended license. Bail was set at $20,000.


Wednesday, Aug. 8

Burglary. 1000 block of S. Coast Hwy. 3:47 a.m. Police will seek burglary, vandalism, resisting arrest and curfew violations against three Laguna Beach boys, who allegedly kicked in a window of a surf shop after shattering the glass with a rock in order to steal a skateboard. One teen was caught, another turned himself in the following day after evading police by hiding in bushes on the beach with his friend.


Thursday, Aug. 9

Brandish weapon. 12-03008. S. Coast Hwy. 9:18 a.m. After a report of someone simulating shooting a gun, police pulled over a vehicle occupied by three 18-year-old Laguna Niguel boys, who admitted to making hand gestures, but police found no weapons.

Fraud. 700 block S. Coast Hwy. 3:06 p.m. A resident found $173 in fraudulent iTune charges to her checking account.

Fraud. 700 block of Hermosa Way. 3:39 p.m. Someone used information from a closed cell phone account to restore service and pile up $800 worth of charges.

Theft. N. Stonington Rd. 5:50 p.m. A watch valued at $600 was taken from a garage.

Pedestrian stop. 100 block of Brooks St. 11:26 p.m. A 20-year-old Oregon man was arrested for allegedly selling marijuana. Bail was set at $2,500.

Vandalism. 100 block of Rockledge Terrace. 8:33 a.m. A neighbor trimmed a tree without permission.

Vehicle vs. cyclist.. 900 block of Laguna Canyon Rd. 10:45 a.m. A bicyclist reported a collision from the previous day. No further details were yet available.


Friday, Aug. 10

Fraud report. 1300 block of N. Coast Hwy. Someone passed two fake $20 bills.


Saturday, Aug. 11

Traffic collision. 2500 block of S. Coast hwy. 12:10 a.m. A 42-yea-old San Clemente resident was arrested for DUI and held for $2,500 bail.

Suspicious person. 200 block of Ocean Ave. 9 a.m. Subject has a paperclip and is trying to break into the restrooms. He told police he was trying to learn how to pick a lock.

Bees. 1500 block of Catalina St. 11:04 a.m. A resident reported her dog being stung in the backyard by Africanized bees.

Theft. 2700 block of Solana Way 11:24 a.m. About $800 worth of clothes were taken from a vehicle.

Vandalism. Sleepy Hollow Lane. 1 p.m. Graffiti on beach access walk way.


Sunday, Aug. 12

Traffic stop. Nyes Place. 12:30 a.m. A 26-yea-old Huntington Beach woman was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Traffic stop. Oak St. 2:17 a.m. A 27-year-old Laguna Niguel man was cited for DUI and held for bail of $2,500.

Child abuse. 600 block S. Coast hwy. 12:29 p.m. The mother of a 2-year-old son suspects an ex-boyfriend of abuse.


Monday, Aug. 13

Traffic stop. 400 block of Forest Ave. 1:09 a.m. Kendra Darice Knott, 37, of Long Beach, was arrested for suspicion of DUI, driving on a suspended license and an outstanding warrant. Bail was set at $50,000 due to three prior DUI arrests.

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