You're drunk and you beat up on your nephew. So what's going to happen?
You get sent to timeout.
In Coto de Caza, a woman had that dilemma while her inebriated brother-in-law was at her residence.
According to the blotter of the Orange County Sheriff's Department, the woman called police and reported that her brother-in-law was hitting her son, ao she locked him up in the garage.
The call was made Wednesday, 5:10 p.m., from Glen Eagles.
Code Name: Elvis
A 24-year-old man was taken into custody on Wednesday by sheriff deputies after allegedly passing bad checks.
According to the OCSD blotter, William Cody White was being held on $21,500 bail.
When deputies arrived at the scene on the 28600 block of Oso Parkway in Las Flores, White was sitting in a pink Cadillac.
Someone poking around schools
Within a span of about three hours early Thursday morning, burglary alarms went off three times at two area schools.
Mission Hills Christian School detected motion in the front office. That call was made at 1:37 a.m.
Tijeras Creek Elementary had its alarm go off at about 2 a.m. Police received another call on the same alarm at 4:40 a.m.
A different alarm was set off Friday, about 6:30 p.m., at Tijeras Creek.
Plaza Antonio overrun by young 'miscreants'
An informant called OCSD to report a horde of skateboarders in the Plaza Antonio parking lot.
In total, there were nine of them. They were about 10 years old.
The call was made Friday, 4:38 p.m., from the 22400 block of Antonio Parkway.
Alcohol and sharp objects don't mix
A Las Flores woman called 9-1-1 to report that her drunk husband had just tried to cut his throat.
The man disagreed. He said it was just food coloring. But later he admitted that he didn't know what he used, or if he still had a weapon.
After initially thinking her husband used a knife, the informant said the man nicked himself with this fingernail.
The man was taken to Mission Hospital.
The following is a summary report of various calls from Rancho Santa Margarita, Coto de Caza, Trabuco Canyon and Las Flores to the Orange County Sheriff's Department from January 14 to January 18.
Annoying phone call Friday, 5:18 p.m. An informant showed up at Police Services in RSM regarding obscene phone calls that were being made.
Citizen assist Friday, 4:05 p.m., on Via Meseta. A resident contacted police because of problems with the neighbor's dryer hose.
Suspicious person in vehicle Friday, 3:55 p.m., on Milkwood. An informant reported a suspicious man in his 20s with a shaved head and a ponytail beard in a white Chevy van. The informant was concerned the man was casing the area.
Found property Friday, 2:28 p.m., 31800 block of Joshua. A woman reported that she found a necklace.
Citizen assist Friday, 1:18 p.m., at Antonio Parkway and Tijeras Creek. An informant called police regarding a possible break-in to the Little League room at Canada Vista Park.
Keep the peace Thursday, 5:01 p.m., from the 31800 block of Joshua Drive. During an attempted child exchange, a man reported that his other half texted him that he could not see the child because there was a restraining order against him. Police could find no record of a restraining order.
Disturbance—Music Thursday, 3:44 p.m., on Aloysia. Someone complained about some loud drumming, and it was an ongoing issue.
Petty theft Thursday, 3:49 p.m., at Police Services. An informant reported items were stolen from a vehicle.
Terrorist threats Thursday, 10:52 p.m., from the 22400 block of Alma Aldea. An informant reported threats were left on an answering machine by a male friend of the informant's bi-polar estranged wife.
Disturbance Thursday, 9:43 p.m., from Via Bellorita. A woman reported that a female was screaming from an unknown residence nearby; her husband investigated but couldn't detect the source of the outbursts.
Petty theft report Wednesday, 8:43 p.m., 30600 block of Santa Margarita Parkway. Target Department Store reported a theft, though it didn't have anyone detained.
Disturbance Wednesday, 12:36 p.m., 31400 block of Santa Margarita Parkway. An informant reported a couple of juveniles in front of Ralph's who were harassing people for money.
Welfare check Tuesday, 11:08 p.m., 100 block of Chadron. An informant who received threatening text messages from a brother-in-law—who had a history or domestic vioence—requested deputies check on the informant's sister. She was not responding to texts from the informant.