Crime: Husband Calls Cops, Gets Arrested

Also, someone goes carting, someone is suspiciously happy, and someone gets noodled.

By Lissan Estrada

A Rancho Santa Margarita man called the Orange County Sheriff's Department early Sunday morning to report that his wife was out of control, but before the morning was through, the man was in the pokey.

According to the blotter of the OCSD, the informant called on police services shortly after 1 a.m., and indicated his wife was out of control and threatening to kill herself at their El Morro home.

The man went on to say the wife wanted to throw herself down the stairs and that he was holding her down. The line then disconnected.

The woman was apparently upset over marital issues and deputies heard her say the man was "half drunk," according to the report. The man, who made the initial call at 1:06 a.m., was taken into custody because there was evidence of alleged domestic violence. He was released 13 hours later.

This guy thought he had carte blanche

A caller reported that someone had taken shopping carts and lined them up across the street. When the informant got out of his vehicle to move the hazard, someone yelled profanities at him. The agitated man could not be seen by the caller, who contacted police services Saturday, 10:11 p.m., from La Promesa and Alma Aldea.

Maybe he was one of Snow White's friends

Sometimes you can appear to be too doggone happy. A man wearing all black clothing was seen behind the residence of a caller. The man was going back and forth from the “woodsy area,” according to the report, and was whistling.

The call was made Sunday, 8:29 a.m., from the 32900 block of Brookseed Drive.

We've heard of getting egged

A caller called on sheriff deputies because his car got noodled. According to the report, an informant reported that someone threw noodles on the side of his car. Ultimately, there was no suspect and no damage to the car, except its pride, and a report wasn't taken.

The call came Sunday, 11:05 a.m., from Espolon.

The following is a summary report of calls from Rancho Santa Margarita to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department from February 9-10.

Disturbance—Music or Party 12:06 a.m., Saturday, on Santa Loretta. Eight adolescents were drinking and smoking in a guest parking lot.

Keep the Peace 1:58 p.m., Saturday, 31900 block of Old Hickory Road. Tenants were evicted, but had an extension from the court to continue living there and were arguing to be allowed back into the house.

Traffic Stop 4:24 p.m., Saturday, on Antonio Parkway and Avenida Empresa. A 43-year-old man was taken into custody due to warrants for him and an excess blood alcohol level.

Patrol Check 9:57 p.m., Saturday, on Flor de Sol. A resident's window was egged, and wants to know who did it.

Keep the Peace 10:14 p.m., Saturday, 31900 block of Old Hickory Road. Teenagers were seen loitering in the neighborhood. One of the kid's parents had been evicted from residence earlier, and the informant felt that the teen was attempting to get back in the residence.

Disturbance—Music or Party 12:42 a.m., Sunday, on Pyrite. Two callers reported a loud party coming from across the street, but when authorities showed up at 2:24 a.m., the house was dark and no noise was heard.

Disturbance 5:11 a.m., Sunday, 30800 block of La Miranda. A person was banging on a woman’s door and calling her, complaining that her TV was too loud. It's an ongoing problem between the neighbors.

Traffic accident—unknown injuries, 12:21 p.m., Sunday, from El Camino Montana and Las Florest. A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle, and though all involved said no thanks to medical attention, the pedestrian thought better of it after medics left, complaining of pain.

Disturbance—Music or Party 3:29 p.m., Sunday, on Aloysia. A live band was playing at the location and the music was too loud.

Suspicious Person in Vehicle 4:21 p.m., Sunday, on Las Mesitas and Mancera. Two men, approximately 18-20 years of age, were smoking drugs in a silver Volvo.

Disturbance 7:01 p.m., Sunday, on Via Estampida. A drunk friend was refusing to leave.

Burglary Report 7:51 p.m., Sunday, from Flor de Mar. A caller reported that a burglary occurred in his vehicle at the McDonald’s restaurant on Santa Margarita Parkway and El Paseo.  


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