Police Blotter

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Tuesday, Feb. 26

Grand theft. 2 p.m. 22700 block of S. Pelican Hill Rd. A woman returned home from a vacation to find she left a watch and a necklace at the hotel. The staff were unable to find her property. The items were valued at $7,400.

Stun gun possession. 4:40 p.m. Nordina Street and Seashore Drive. Police contacted a man while he was sitting in his car. He was found to be in possession of a stun gun, a misdemeanor. The man was held on $500 bail.


Monday, Feb. 25

Suspicious circumstances. 9:16 a.m. 1900 block of Kings Rd. A man discovered a damaged Barbie doll and a note in his mailbox. He did not know who was responsible and asked the incident be documented.

Annoying phone calls. 6:20 p.m. 28th Street and Newport Boulevard. Police received a call about a woman disturbing the peace in front of Cassidy’s Bar and Grill. Officers contacted the woman and found she had an outstanding warrant for arrest. She was held on $5,000 bail.


Sunday, Feb. 24

Trespassing. 9:34 a.m. 3100 block of W. Coast Hwy. An unknown suspect entered a boat, knocked over several items and rummaged through cabinets before falling asleep on the couch. The next morning, a maintenance worker discovered the man asleep and woke him. The man fled the scene. Officers searched, but could not find him.


Friday, Feb. 22

Arson. 10:50 a.m. Newport Center and Santa Rosa drives. Responding to a call of a man disturbing the peace at a 24 Hour Fitness, officers arrived at the scene to find a trash receptacle smoldering in front of the business. The officers contacted the Dana Point man and determined he set the fire and left the scene without notifying the fire or police department. He was on $20,000 bail.


— Compiled by Justin Swanson

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