Wednesday, Dec. 14
Battery. 600 Park Ave. 3:42 p.m. Ehadaie Babak, 37, of Laguna, was arrested for suspicion of battery for assaulting a female Uber driver after she asked him to exit the vehicle. The driver reported she was hit in the face and treated for a contusion over her right eye.
Burglary. 2600 block of Riviera Dr. in Irvine Cove. 7:50 p.m. A woman called 9-1-1 reporting that she was hiding with her child and a housekeeper in the kitchen behind a closed door after seeing an unknown male in her home. She thought he had come from the ocean side of her home because the front door was locked. Dispatcher reported that she thought the man was “zoned out and walking like he was not seeing anything,” according to the police log. Dispatch told the three victims to leave through the front door. Officers checked the residence to find no one inside. A helicopter was dispatched to search the large backyard. No suspect located. Surveillance video shows a man of about 5’10 leaving through the pool area. The victim believes the burglar had taken $1,300 in unspecified property from the residence. This is an ongoing investigation according to Police Sergeant Tim Kleiser.
Vandalism. 200 block of Arch street. 9:12 a.m. A car owner reported a rock was thrown through their car window causing $1,000 damage.
Traffic collision. Solana Way/S. Coast hwy. 5:35 p.m. Vehicle into a pedestrian. Pedestrian was transported by a friend with leg pain.
Traffic Collision. Coast Hwy/Point Place. 6:28 p.m. Ryan Christopher William, 41, of Mission Viejo was arrested for suspicion of DUI with one prior. $10,000 bail.
Drunk Driving. Diamond St. /S. Coast Hwy 8:43 p.m. Patricia Eileen Gould, 57, of Newport Beach, arrested for suspicion of DUI with one prior. Bail $10,000.
Fraud. 1000 block of S. Coast hwy. Hand Plant Skate Shop. 12:57 p.m. A customer used a fake $100 bill. The victim says the same juvenile used a stolen credit card the previous week.
Drunk Driving. N. Coast Hwy and Broadway Pl. 3:19 p.m. Juli Hueni, 32, of San Clemente was arrested on suspicion of DUI with a third offense. Bail $15,000.
Sunday, Dec. 18
Disturbance 300 block S. Coast Hwy, Adonis Restaurant. 1:04 am. A menu statue was broken worth $800.
Property. 500 block of Forest. 7:45 a.m. A $1,200 hand generator was left at the Farmers Market the day before. A municipal employee found it and locked it in a storage room. The generator was returned to the owner.
Vehicle burglary. 2800 block of Zell Dr. 7:59 a.m. A Jeep Cherokee window was smashed, $500 in miscellaneous items taken.
Battery. Alta Laguna Blvd/Park Ave. 8:13 p.m. An Uber driver reported an attacked that happened the night before.