There are various ways of getting out of going to school. Faking a cold comes to mind. However, going to jail isn't usually endorsed by those who are expert at ditching class.
According to the blotter of the Orange County Sheriff's Department, a domestic argument between father and son ended with the man going to the hospital after allegedly being battered by his 16-year-old, who is larger than the father.
The two fought over the boy not wanting to go to school. According to the dispatch notes, the exasperated father said he didn't want his son anymore.
Feelings weren't the only things hurt. The son damaged a family car, and the father broke his son's cell phone.
There was no indication whether the son went to school.
The call was made Monday, 7:07 a.m., from Islay.
Everybody needs a working set of wheels
A woman reported that an Orange County Transportation Authority bus driver had broken her wheelchair. The woman indicated she had boarded the bus at Los Alisos and Santa Margarita Parkway, and the bus driver had tied the wheelchair down but in doing so had apparently broken it. She was given an incident number by the OCTA, which was handling it.
The report was made Monday, 6:58 p.m., on El Paseo.
They could have gone to In-N-Out
It's easy to say "Get a room" to a couple in the throes of public passion, but Rancho Santa Margarita doesn't have a hotel.
A caller reported two subjects were having intercourse in a gray Honda Civic while parked in front of the Jack In the Box restaurant on Monday night.
The call was made at 8:43 p.m., from Oso Parkway and Antonio.
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The following is a summary of calls from Rancho Santa Margarita, Coto de Caza, Las Flores and Trabuco Canyon to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department on March 4, 2013.
Found property, Monday, 11:10 p.m., on Tierra Plano. Someone found a wallet.
Shots heard, Monday, 9:59 p.m., on Arado. A caller indicated a gunshot had been heard a minute earlier from the street below.
Suspicious person/circumstances, Monday, 9:10 p.m., 21000 block of Los Alisos. An informant said his son’s online account had been hacked and was sending offensive messages.
Petty theft, Monday, 6:45 p.m., from Chaparral Court. A woman reported her daughter’s cell phone was taken from her backpack at Tesoro High, and the phone’s GPS indicated it was being used on Lexington Way in Coto de Caza.
Shots heard, Monday, 6:29 p.m., from Arroyo Vista and Banderas. A caller said she heard gunshots coming from Arroyo Vista Park.
Disturbance, Monday, 4:53 p.m., 31600 Trabuco Creek Road. According to an informant, a dump truck dumped its load on the informant’s property and was trying to leave. The two sides had been arguing.
Suspicious person/circumstances, Monday, 1:59 p.m., from Las Flores and El Camino Montana. A caller indicated a man was standing near a white van in the amphitheater parking lot urinating in the bushes.
Citizen assist, Monday, 11:27 a.m., from Gingham. A church counselor was told by someone she was assisting that her husband is allegedly touching a child inappropriately.
Citizen assist, Monday, 7:51 a.m., on Santa Loretta. A caller wanted t speak to a deputy about someone who threw a “boulder” onto his porch. No damage was done.
Disturbance, Monday, 6:35 a.m., on Turnberry Drive. A caller said the neighbors were screaming but didn’t know which house was responsible for the ruckus.
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.