Traffic stop. Sunset Dr. 12:48 a.m. Jhovannie Sapinoso, 26, of Torrance, was cited for a suspended license and driving with a cellphone warrants.
Sunday, Dec. 17
Traffic stop. High Drive. 2:17 a.m. A 22-year-old Laguna Beach man was cited for DUI.
Saturday, Dec. 16
DUI. Laguna Canyon Rd. 1 a.m. A report about a speeding motorist resulted in the arrest of Shauna Lynn Kester, 30, of Garden Grove, for suspicion of possessing illicit and controlled drugs for sale. A search of the vehicle turned up marijuana, morphine, oxycodone, methamphetamine and others. Bail was set at $20,000.
Traffic stop. Legion St. 2:30 a.m. A 28-year-old Laguna Beach man was cited for DUI.
Medical. 1100 block of Noria St. 4:11 a.m. A 4-week-old baby was discovered without a pulse.
Theft. 21700 block of Wesley D. 1:30 p.m. A mountain bike was reported missing.
Traffic stop. 10:15 p.m. A 66-year-old Laguna Beach man was cited for DUI.
Friday, Dec. 15
Theft. 300 block of Hawthorne Rd. 12:44 p.m. Amazon packages worth $100 were taken from a porch earlier in the week.
Vandalism. 500 block of Alta Vista Way. 2:49 p.m. A neighbor cut his tree.
DUI. 30800 block of Coast Hwy. 4:07 p.m. Breanne Nicole Budzien, 25, of Fullerton, was arrested for suspicion of DUI after plowing a golf cart into another vehicle. Police said she has two prior DUI offenses in the past 10 years.
Thursday, Dec. 14
Vehicle burglary. McCauley Place. 1 p.m. A resident doesn’t recall leaving the vehicle unlocked.
DUI. Coast Hwy. 9:44 p.m.. Jeanne Marie Barrena, 37, of Fountain Valley, was arrested for suspicion of DUI and held for $25,000 bail following a two-vehicle collision where three passengers in the other vehicle were injured.
Wednesday, Dec. 13
Suspicious circs. 30800 Coast Hwy. 11:28 a.m. An ATM skimmer was discovered on a machine.
Fraud. 3000 block of Bern Dr. 12:47 p.m. A resident detected a $397 charge to a credit card from a website.
Theft. Jasmine St. 2 p.m. $40 in cash and prescriptions were taken from an unlocked car.
Vehicle burglary. Blumont St. 3 p.m. A thief took items last night from an unlocked vehicle.
Theft. Cozumel. 4:33 p.m. A bike was taken from a patio.
Tuesday, Dec. 12
Traffic stop. South Coast Hwy. 12:11 a.m. A 53-year-old Anaheim man was cited for DUI.
Petty theft. 400 block of S. Coast Hwy. 1 p.m. Raymond Lee Trujillo, 36, of Bell was cited for providing false information to police when he was questioned about ordering a prime rib sandwich without paying for it. Seven hours later, police cited him again in the same area for suspicion of defrauding an innkeeper after walking out on another $37 tab.
Vehicle burglary. 1:24 p.m. 31600 block of Jewel Ave. A theft occurred over night, probably from a vehicle left unlocked.
Monday, Dec. 11
DUI. 400 block of Holly St. 7:59 a.m. Aiden Bostwick, 18, of Laguna Beach, was arrested for suspicion of possessing heroin when he pulled a baggie from his pocket when providing police his identification after a collision. The initially unresponsive teen-age driver was also arrested for DUI and later placed in Orangewood as his mother lives in Florida. An empty bottle of Jameson Whiskey was found in the car, which had collided with a parked vehicle. A third male, who emerged from a home nearby, told police the crashed car was his and the driver a friend from rehab.
Grand theft. 500 block of Cliff Dr. 1:41 p.m. A woman believes someone she is dating took her medication as well as a necklace and diamond ring worth $5,000.
Vehicle burglary. 400 block of Mountain Rd. 3:43 p.m. $500 worth of Christmas gifts were taken from an unlocked car.
Property damage. 100 block of Cozumel. 10:55 p.m. A motorcycle was stripped overnight.
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