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Monday, Sept. 19

Stalking. 100 block of McKnight Dr. 10:22 a.m. A model said a person who she suspects is an acquaintance came into her home and left a banner and a card.

Reckless driving. Beverly St. 12:55 p.m. A report of a vehicle driving erratically at 70 mph prompted the arrest of a 65-year-old Palm Springs man for DUI.

Tuesday, Sept. 20.

Sleeper. 300 block of Forest Ave. 4:39 p.m. Rogelio William Menchaca, 53, of Anaheim, was arrested for an outstanding $10,000 warrant.

Coyote sightings. 900 block of Ronda Sevilla. 4:40 p.m. Coyotes have re-established activity in Laguna Woods.

DUI. 900 block of Glenneyre St. 8:27 p.m. A 54-year-old Laguna Beach resident was arrested for DUI following a collision into a building that damaged a railing and broke a sprinkler.

DUI. 2200 block of Laguna Canyon Rd. 10:25 p.m. A report of erratic driving led to the arrest of a 48-year-old Laguna Niguel woman for DUI.

Wednesday, Sept. 21

Stolen vehicle. N. Coast Hwy. 3:11 a.m. A car reported stolen in Irvine was found near Main Beach. The female passenger was released without arrest as the car owner declined to press charges.

Animal calls. 28900 block of Fire Rd. 7:48 a.m. A small gopher snake still wriggling was found in a hot tub.

Fraud. 700 block of S. Coast Hwy. 12:47 p.m. A merchant has video of a customer who used fake $50 bills to make a purchase.

Hazardous condition. 1200 block of Victory Walk. 4 p.m. A tree fell and took down wires.

Petty theft. 600 block of N. Coast Hwy. 8:54 p.m. An employee attempted to stop five men leaving the store with a basket of liquor. They fled the area.

Thursday, Sept. 22

Petty theft. 800 block of Glenneyre St. 12:31 a.m. A bike stolen in the wee hours was re-united with its owner before dawn.

Pedestrian stop. Bluebird Canyon Dr. 4 a.m. Sean Michael Vosburgh, 33, of Long Beach, was arrested for several outstanding warrants.

Friday, Sept. 23

Traffic collision. 1200 block of N. Coast Hwy. 5:19 p.m. Northbound lanes reopened after a three hour closure due to a five-car collision that is under investigation. Two drivers were taken to the hospital with moderate injuries.

Vandalism. 2200 block of Glenneyre St. 6 p.m. A resident claims her neighbor did $500 worth of damage to her cactus.

Stolen vehicle. S. Coast Hwy. 9:05 p.m. Police pursued a stolen car from Nyes Place to Reef Point before driver James Clarence Scott III, 56, of Newport Beach, pulled over. He was arrested for suspicion of possessing stolen property.

Defraud innkeeper. 1800 block of S. Coast Hwy. 10:14 p.m. A 61-year-old woman from Rohnert Park was arrested for suspicion of defrauding an innkeeper after eating a dinner that she lacked the means to pay for.

Saturday, Sept. 24

Pedestrian stop. Forest Ave. 12:41 a.m. Dara Lea Brantley, 51, of Rowland Heights, was arrested for an outstanding DUI warrant.

Traffic stop. 200 block of Forest Ave. A 22-year-old Mission Viejo woman was cited for DUI.

Automated license plate reader. Laguna Canyon Rd. 4 a.m. Police arrested Pedro Perea, 37, of Moreno Valley, driver of a 2011 BMW stolen two days earlier in Laguna Hills, for suspicion of vehicle theft. He was also wanted for four no-bail warrants. Passenger Yaremi Guzman, 34, of Santa Ana, was also arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Sunday, Sept. 25

Hit and run. Cliff Dr. 2 p.m. After a witness reported two parked cars being hit by a golf cart, police arrested Ashley Jean Mattingley, 30, of Laguna Beach, for suspicion of DUI and hit and run.

Welfare check. 600 block of Cliff Dr. 3 p.m. Michael Gregory Lusk, 23, of Hollywood, was arrested for outstanding petty theft and failure to appear warrants.












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