Monday, Feb. 10
Fraud. 31600 block of Fairview Rd. 5 p.m. $1251 was taken from a checking account without authorization.
Petty theft. 600 block of Park Ave. 5:44 p.m. Three cell phones were stolen from three individual gym bags from inside the girl’s locker room. The following morning, police received another report of a stolen cell phone swiped the previous day from a backpack unattended near the high school track.
Tuesday, Feb. 11
Stolen vehicle. 2100 block of Laguna Canyon Rd. Police declined to investigate the reported theft of a Ford Mustang. The vehicle’s whereabouts are a civil matter between ex-spouses, Sgt. Louise Callus said.
Stolen vehicle. 2135 Laguna Canyon Rd. 1:14 p.m. Detectives did pursue the theft of a red 2008 Porsche 911 valued at $60,000 and a day later arrested Howard Bruce Norton, 62, of Dana Point, for suspicion of felony car theft. They recovered the vehicle in Ladera Ranch. Norton allegedly provided bad checks to buy the car, Callus said. Bail was set at $20,000.
Petty theft. 1300 block of Moorea way. Three Audi emblems were pried off the rims of a vehicle and a car cover stolen.
Traffic collision. Legion St. 9:22 p.m. A pedestrian crossing the highway outside a crosswalk escaped serious injury and refused medical attention after being knocked down by a vehicle, which attempted to stop.
Wednesday, Feb. 12
Suspicious circumstances. Cozumel. 2 a.m. Police are unable to locate anyone after receiving a report of someone trying windows at apartments, using construction scaffolding to reach them.
Drug activity. 600 block of Park Ave. 12 p.m. A 16-year-old female juvenile was arrested for possession of a single Adderall pill and a cigarette.
Vehicle burglary. Cliff Dr. 3:40 p.m. A side window of a rental vehicle was shattered and a purse taken.
Friday, Feb. 14
Vandalism. 1400 block of Coast Hwy. 4 a.m. A 60-year-old female transient was taken into custody for suspicion of vandalism after breaking a vase in a florist’s alcove and battery to a police officer after she became aggressive during fingerprinting. She was restrained and placed on a mental hold.
Vandalism. 1200 block of S. Coast hwy. 2:09 p.m. Multiple walls and property were marked with purple spray paint.
Saturday, Feb. 15
Traffic stop. Moss St. 12:17 a.m. A 51-year-old San Clemente woman was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.
Vandalism. 1100 block of Glenneyre St. 11:56 am. A vehicle was keyed with more than one four-letter word. Damage is estimated at $1,000.
DUI. N. Coast hwy. 3:33 p.m. In the wake of two witnesses who reported a vehicle weaving, police arrested Murrita residents Jose Ramirez, 43, for outstanding warrants and driver Christian Martinez, 20, for suspicion of DUI. Bail was set at $30,000 and $2,500, respectively.
Sunday, Feb. 16
Traffic stop. 300 block of Coast Hwy. 1 a.m. A 20-year-old Florida woman was arrested for an outstanding hit and run warrant.
Traffic stop. 100 block of Mountain Rd. 1:40 a.m. A 24-year-old Mission Viejo man was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.
Traffic stop. 100 block of Wave St. 6:54 a.m. A 25-year-old Laguna Beach woman was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.
Robbery. 600 block of N. Coast Hwy. 9:21 a.m. A suspect, who attempted to shoplift two bottles of alcohol, shoved the manager of a store. The suspect returned a second time and swiped a single 1.75 liter of vodka valued at $15.99 before fleeing.
Vandalism. 900 block of Glenneyre St. 1:59 p.m. Graffiti and the word “Migo” spray painted in purple and black was reported.
Grand theft. 30800 block of Coast Hwy. 4:43 p.m. Jewelry valued at $1,000 was reported stolen.View Our User Comment Policy