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Monday, Nov. 16

Fraud. 500 block of S. Coast Hwy. Two $20 counterfeit bills were received on Saturday.

Traffic stop. Coast Hwy 1:11 p.m. Eddie Rubio, 60, of La Mirada, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Grand theft. 200 block of Lower Cliff Dr. 2:37 p.m. A gold Vacheron Constantin LeCoulter watch valued at $9,500 was taken from an unlocked vehicle.

Tuesday, Nov. 17

Traffic collision. State Hwy. 11:42 a.m. A car braking for a red light veered to one side and sideswiped two stopped vehicles.

Fraud report. 1000 block of Madison Place. 1:30 p.m. A resident discovered someone used personal information to fraudulently open an account in his wife’s name.

Fraud. 31200 block of Brooks St. 2:33 p.m. A resident who received payment for “a mystery shopper assignment,” deposited the $1,775 check and followed instructions to wire a comparable amount to Oklahoma. The check was phony.

Pedestrian stop. Acacia Dr. 7:18 p.m. Daniel Mathew Dudek, 50, of San Juan Capistrano, was wanted for two outstanding warrants.

Petty theft. 1100 block of N. Coast Hwy. 8:15 p.m. A resident left open a back door and a $600 long board was stolen.

Wednesday, Nov. 18

Vandalism. 200 block of Arch St. 1:56 p.m. Seven to eight sprinklers were torn out.

Public intoxication. 800 block S. Coast hwy. 6 p.m. Bryan Thomas Ward, 34, of Tustin, was arrested for three outstanding warrants.

Stolen vehicle. PD. 8:48 p.m. A vehicle stolen in Laguna Beach was located undamaged in Riverside County.


Thursday, Nov. 19

Vehicle burglary. 600 block of Cliff Dr. 7:27 a.m. Three vehicles left unlocked in a secured parking area were broken into.

License plate reader. S. Coast hwy. 7:35 a.m. Wade Allen Utley, 39, of San Juan Capistrano, was arrested for suspicion of auto theft.

Fraud report. 30800 block of Coast Hwy. 11:43 a.m. A single $100 counterfeit bill was accepted at a retail shop.

Traffic collision. 400 block of Broadway St. 12:51 p.m. A motorcyclist was taken to a hospital for a leg injury after his bike drifted into a traffic lane and he was struck by a motorist in the opposing lane.

Fire. 20200 block of Laguna Canyon Road. 3 p.m. Adam Mathieu, 48, of Laguna Niguel, was arrested for a misdemeanor, allegedly carrying a concealed dagger. Police were called to the area due to small fire, quickly extinguished.

Fraud. 500 block of Bluebird Canyon Dr. 3:47 p.m. Someone misused another’s credit cards and made two transactions totaling $313.

Traffic collision. 20600 block of Laguna Canyon Rd. 5:41 p.m. A three-car collision resulted in one person being sent to the hospital and a shutdown of outbound lanes.

DUI. North City Limits. 7:21 p.m. Following a report of a car swerving, police arrested a 30-year-old Irvine man for DUI.

Friday, Nov. 20

Traffic stop. Park Ave. 12:16 a.m. A 25-year-old Corona del Mar man was cited for DUI.

Traffic stop. Jasmine and Coast Hwy. 12:47 a.m. A 44-year-old man from Livonia, Mich., was cited for DUI.

Burglary. Encinitas Ct. 10:25 a.m. Someone gained access to a garage and made off with $5,600 worth of scuba gear.

Public intoxication. 800 block of Balboa Ave. 8:57 p.m. Armando Serrano, 19, Anaheim, and Michelle Gaskill, 38, of Westminster, were arrested for suspicion of drug possession. Officers learned one supplied the other with Xanax.

Automated license plate reader. Ledroit. 11:22 p.m. Following an alert about a stolen vehicle, police locate a parked car and arrest Karyn Hernandez, 35, and Andrew Homan Czarny, 29, both of Moreno Valley, for suspicion of felony car theft and possession of stolen property. A car search turned up a methamphetamine pipe, a bottle of codeine, I.D cards, credit cards, and gift cards, which did not belong to anyone in the car.

Saturday, Nov. 21

Traffic collision. Coast Hwy. 10:41 a.m. Two cars collided and there are conflicting reports as to who ran a red light.

Assault with a deadly weapon. Coast Hwy and Anita St. 2:22 p.m. Pablo Esteban Cifuentes, 35, of Murrietta, was arrested for suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after an argument devolved into a shoving match and the motorist allegedly hit a pedestrian with a vehicle. A 51-year-old Laguna Beach man was taken to the hospital for treatment of head pain.

Traffic stop. Beach St. 10:46 p.m. Joshuah Cardenas, 20, of Anaheim, was arrested for an outstanding $10,000 warrant.

Sunday, Nov. 22

Traffic stop. 300 block of Broadway. 1:27 a.m. A 27-year-old Mission Viejo woman was cited for DUI.

Speed race. Laguna Canyon Rd. 2 a.m. A 26-year-old San Juan Capistrano man was cited for DUI. A passenger was also cited.

Fraud report. 1100 block of Summit Place. 10:50 a.m. A resident discovered three unauthorized charges on her credit card account.

Drunk driving. Coast Hwy. 8 p.m. Cassandra Dee Lurvey, 33, of Newport Beach, was cited for DUI and held for $10,000 bail due to a prior offense.







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