Wednesday, April 2


Traffic stop. West St. 12:59 a.m. A 37-year-old San Juan Capistrano man was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Welfare check. 200 block of San Tropez Court. 10:33 a.m. Paul Frederick Hanna, 45, of Yorba Linda, was arrested for suspicion of methamphetamine possession and child endangerment as the drug was in an area accessible to boys 7 and 14, who were not in school. Bail was set at $100,000.

Petty theft. Thalia St. 5:42 p.m. A bag containing two phones was stolen from the beach.

Petty theft. 2200 block of Laguna Canyon Rd. 6:24 p.m. An iPad valued at $700 was stolen from a school office.

Suspicious. Meadowlark Dr. 6:46 p.m. A 14-year-old boy reported that a man in his 30s driving a black four-door car asked him if he needed a ride.

Thursday, April 3

Fire. 500 block of Canyon Acres. 5:31 a.m. A propane heater left on while a subject was sleeping caught fire.

Vehicle burglary. 700 block of S. Coast Hwy. 7:32 a.m. A car window was smashed and a purse stolen.

Vandalism. 21600 Treetop Lane. 6:14 p.m. A 14-year-old who was caught writing graffiti at the school was taken into custody and released to his father.

Friday, April 4

Traffic stop. West St. 2 a.m. A 33-year-old Laguna Niguel woman was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Traffic collision. 1700 block of Laguna Canyon Rd. 10:13 a.m. One motorist suffered a shoulder injury as a result of a two-car collision where a motorist unlawfully attempted to enter the highway from a business and was struck by an oncoming vehicle.

Fraud report. 200 block of Forest Ave. 12:19 p.m. Officers arrested Hai Truong Nguyen, 33, of Midway City for suspicion of burglary and grand theft after he attempted to buy a $13,000 Rolex from a local jeweler by applying for credit with someone else’s identity. Police allege Nguyen intended to resell the watch for cash. When he was initially questioned last week, he also provided police with a phony name, leading to additional misdemeanor charges. Bail was set at $20,000.

Vandalism. Ocean Way at Agate St. 3:10 p.m. A man was seen carving into the rocks with a knife.

Traffic stop. 100 block of S. Coast Hwy. Roman de Santiago, 33, of Los Angeles, was arrested for outstanding warrants.

Indecent exposure. Brooks St. 8:57 p.m. After receiving a report about a man exposing himself to children, police arrested transient Kelly N. Schuhs, 31, for allegedly being drunk in public.

Vehicle burglary. 200 block of La Brea St. 7 a.m. The loss is legal documents.

Saturday, April 5

Vandalism. S. Coast hwy. 12:04 p.m. A tire slashing was reported.

Drunk driving. N. Coast Hwy. 9:21 p.m. After a report about a swerving vehicle, police arrested Amrit Mathur, 24, of Dana Point, for suspicion of DUI of marijuana as well as possession of heroin, amphetamine, and enough Xanax to support a possession for sales charge. Bail was set at $20,000.

Sunday, April 6

Traffic stop. Forest Ave. 12:12 a.m. A 62-year-old Laguna Beach woman was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

Stolen vehicle. 300 block of Third St. 9:36 a.m. Eight hours after a vehicle with a registered handgun in the glove box was stolen, police found the abandoned wheels near the 73 toll road, but the gun was not in the car.

Drunk driving. S. Coast Hwy. 2:50 p.m. A 54-year-old Laguna Niguel woman was cited for DUI and held for $2500 bail.

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