At 8:47 p.m. Thursday Oct. 17, a confused informant told deputies
about a suspicious person in the 500 block of El Camino Real. The caller
claimed while he was using a payphone, a random stranger had kicked him in the
head. The stranger left, then came back and began punching the man.
Deputies arrived and arrested a 31-year-old man. He has since been released
At 11:45 a.m. Thursday Oct. 17, a caller told deputies about a
disturbance in the 1700 block of Avenida Estacion. A man was screaming nonsense
at pedestrians near the San Clemente Train Station.
At 1:32 p.m. Thursday Oct. 17, an informant reported a disturbance
near the I-5 Freeway and Camino de Estrella. Two men were shooting pellet guns at
birds inside Ocean View Plaza.
At 9:38 p.m. Thursday Oct. 17, a worried informant called the
sheriff’s office to report a drunk driver near the cross streets of Camino De
Estrella and the I-5 Freeway. The caller claimed the vehicle had been in an accident,
and a drunken woman was still driving the damaged vehicle on the freeway.
Deputies pulled over the 62-year-old woman and arrested her. She has since been
released from jail.
These are selected reports from the San
Clemente Police Dispatch Services log throughout the past few days. The
calls represent what was told to a sheriff's deputy in the field by the radio
dispatcher. No presumption of criminal guilt or affiliation should be drawn
from the information provided.