Unlucky Blow Hits Historical Society


A shopper parking a car unintentionally hit the accelerator and drove into a corner of the porch of the Historical Society about 4:17 p.m. last Thursday, Nov. 13.

The motorist was uninjured and visitors to the Murphy-Smith bungalow on Ocean Avenue were detoured to a side entrance.

Photo courtesy of the Laguna Beach Police Department.
Photo courtesy of the Laguna Beach Police Department..

Monday, Nov. 10

Disturbance. Crescent Bay. 6:51 p.m. Evan Michael Clark, 23, of Corona, was arrested for two outstanding warrants after residents complained about a loud group on the beach.

Traffic collision. Thalia St. A 23-year-old Aliso Viejo woman was arrested for drunk driving after causing a two car, non-injury accident.

Tuesday, Nov. 11

Traffic collision. West St. 3 p.m. A driver suffered complaints of pain after rear-ending a vehicle that had stopped suddenly.

Public intoxication. 31800 block of Coast Hwy. 9:30 p.m. Good Samaritans pulled Jorge Ignacio Puig, 56, of Laguna Beach, from the street and onto the sidewalk. He was arrested for Texas warrants for unlawful firearms possession and marijuana delivery.

Thursday, Nov. 13

Warrant servive. 1300 block of S. Coast Hwy. 8:58 a.m. Jessica Candace Daley, 19, was arrested for outstanding warrants and held for $50,000 bail.

Remote rescue. 3200 block of Alta Laguna Blvd. 3:43 p.m. A bicyclist without a helmet went over the handlebars.

Traffic stop. 1700 block of Laguna Canyon Rd. 10:52 p.m. A 27-year-old from Irvine was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Friday, Nov. 14

Traffic stop. Forest Ave. 12:59 a.m. A 24-year-old San Clemente woman was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Saturday, Nov. 15

Traffic stop. Seventh Ave. 12:27 a.m. A 25-year-old Ladera Ranch man was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Petty theft. 200 block of Broadway St. 12:13 p.m. A person suspected of being a transient swiped three cans of beer and a knife. Police couldn’t find him.

Grand theft. 100 block of Crescent Bay Dr. 12:25 p.m. Sprint customers in North Laguna experienced an unusual outage. A technician dispatched at midday to check the site discovered a break-in. Someone had stolen 16 Alcatel Lucent batteries, cumulatively valued at $4,800. Police say no similar thefts have occurred elsewhere in the city.

DUI. 2200 block of Laguna Canyon Road. 8:48 p.m. A 32-year-old Laguna Hills woman was cited for DUI after motorists reported an erratic driver. Bail was set at $2500.

Sunday, Nov. 16

Traffic stop. 100 block of High Drive. 12:47 a.m. A 24-year-old Mission Viejo man was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Defraud innkeeper. 1400 block N. Coast Hwy. 2 p.m. A customer skipped out on $220 bill.

Petty theft. 200 block of Broadway St. 6:24 p.m. A subject on a skateboard took off with Stella beer.


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