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Saturday, March 23

Drunk driving. 12:13 a.m. Summit Drive and Bluebird Canyon. A 27-year-old Laguna Beach man was arrested for suspicion of DUI and held for $2,500 bail. The man was arrested following a two-vehicle collision that left one car up on a berm. There were no injuries reported.

Traffic stop. 1:51 a.m. 200 block of Forest Avenue. A 33-year-old Tustin woman was arrested for suspicion of DUI and driving with a BAC of 0.08 or higher and held for $2,500 bail.

Vehicle burglary. 8:49 a.m. 200 block of Jasmine Street. A locked vehicle was reportedly broken into the night before and high-valued tools were taken.

Drunk driving. 12:05 p.m. Coast Highway and Vista Del Sol. A 26-year-old Virginia man was arrested for suspicion of DUI and driving with a BAC of 0.08 or higher and held for $2,500 bail. The man was reportedly seen weaving and hitting the curb while driving northbound on Coast Highway.

Friday, March 22

Trespassing. 8:41 a.m. 100 block of South Coast Highway. A 41-year-old Huntington Beach man was arrested for trespassing and held for $500 bail. The man had reportedly been kicked out of the property the night before for threatening staff and had returned the following morning refusing to leave. The previous night, he allegedly asked the staff where they go when they leave and said, “he’d be waiting.” Staff members were escorted to their vehicles.

Automated license plate reader/stolen vehicle. 11:46 a.m. A 24-year-old Santa Clarita woman was arrested for suspicion of embezzlement and held for $20,000 bail.

Traffic collision. 6:37 p.m. Anita Street and Glenneyre Street. A two-car collision in the southbound lane of Glenneyre Street blocked traffic and left one person with injuries and difficulty breathing. The patient refused medical attention.

Warrant service. 6:57 p.m. 2700 block of Highland Way. Patrol officers assisted detectives with a warrant service at the residence of a 54-year-old Laguna Beach man for violation of a domestic violence restraining order and posting inappropriate photos of another person. The man was taken into custody without incident, booked at LBPD, and later released on bail.

Drunk driving. 7 p.m. Sleepy Hollow Lane and South Coast Highway. A 57-year-old Laguna Beach woman was arrested for suspicion of DUI and held for $10,000 bail due to a prior DUI. The woman reportedly hit a car at a stop sign.

Thursday, March 21

Battery. 7:57 a.m. 100 block of Laguna Avenue. At 8:24 a.m., an officer was dispatched to Mission Hospital in reference to an assault report from the night prior. A 76-year-old man, who police said routinely sleeps behind the Main Beach Toy store, reportedly got into an argument with another transient, Daniel Mossing Troen, 32. According to authorities, the man tried to wave Troen off and walk away from the argument. Troen allegedly grabbed the elderly man from behind, “body slammed him to the asphalt” causing injuries, and then held him on the ground for several minutes while threatening him and preventing him from leaving. Eventually Troen let him go, and he made his way to the hospital where he was treated for a cut on his hand, a large wound on his upper arm, and complaint of pain from his neck to his hips. The man told police he thought Troen was on meth. Troen was detained around 10:04 a.m. and brought to the station for questioning. He was identified by his picture and the fact that he was wearing a bright red flight suit at the time of the crime and at arrest. Troen was taken into custody at 11:13 a.m. for elder abuse ($50,000 bail), battery with injury ($25,000 bail), and false imprisonment ($20,000 bail).

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