A domestic issue in Rancho Santa Margarita was so physical that a 29-year-old man was taken into custody early Saturday morning.
According to the blotter of the Orange County Sheriff's Department, an informant called 9-1-1 after hearing a woman's screams and a banging on the walls. The informant indicated this was not the first time this has happened, and the screams were loud enough the 9-1-1 oeprator was able to hear them in the background.
A second caller heard "yelling, screaming and bodyslamming" coming from the apartment for about an hour.
The original call was made at 4:50 a.m., from the 29700 block of Melinda Road.
Deputies arrived a short time later and took into custody Behnam Sabet, 29, who was released on bail early Sunday morning.
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A caller—one of at least two—told OCSD that a man in his late 20s was hitting a small boy, who was yelling, "Don't hit me any more."
The man the got into a fight with another man and they were pushing each other. According to a caller, a woman was at the scene and she was thrown to the ground while others attempted to intervene.
Two men got into a truck and drove away.
The call came Friday, 5:42 p.m., from Arroyo Vista and Banderas.
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The following is a summary of selected calls from Rancho Santa Margarita to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department on March 15-16, 2013.
Suspicious person/circumstances, Saturday, 11:04 p.m., from Bayleaf. A caller reported a couple of drunk subjects from a party down the street who were in front of the residence were possibly getting ready to drive away.
Drunk driving, Saturday, 11:01 p.m., Santa Margarita Parkway and Alma Aldea. An informant reported a silver Ford Edge that was driving erratically and almost hit other cars.
Shots heard, Saturday, 10:34 p.m., 32100 block of Fall River Road. A caller, who sounded inebriated, reported hearing three shots in a row; that, or fireworks. The informant wanted no contact with deputies.
Citizen assist, Saturday, 7:01 p.m., from Regato. A man called to report a road rage incident that had occurred about 15 minutes earlier. The man was traveling southbound on Banderas and Empresa in his silver Jeep Liberty when a driver in a black Nissan Armada accelerated rapidly and tailgaited him for about 100 yards. Both vehicles turned into Arroyo Vista School and parked. The informant dialed 9-1-1 and told the man in the Armada the police were on the phone; the man returned to the Armada and sped away.
Disturbance—family dispute, Saturday, 6:03 p.m., 100 block of Lampara. A man called to say that his 14-year-old son was in a verbal altercation with him.
Illegal parked vehicle, Saturday, 12:47 p.m., Santa Margarita Parkway and Las Flores. A black Lexus SUV was parked between two handicap spaces in the walkway.
Disturbance, Saturday, 9:34 a.m., 20600 Shadow Rock Lane. An informant could hear a man and woman in an altercation with the female screaming, "Dont break my arm!"
Traffic accident—unknown injuries, Saturday, 5:12 a.m., Alicia Parkway and Santa Margarita Parkway. A man was taken into custody after a single car Suspicious person in vehicle, Friday, 4:52 p.m., from Mariposa. A caller reported a man in his 30s who has been in a number of traffic accidents, was sitting in his car drinking and that this was an ongoing problem; the mab hids his bottles in the bushes. The ma left the scene before deputies arrived.
This report was culled from the Orange County Sheriff's website. Not all facts in each report are made public; the outcome of the report, as well as the facts, may differ from the original blotter item. All items are alleged to have occurred. There should be no assumption of guilt based on this limited information.