Police Blotter: Vehicle Fired Upon By Another Vehicle

Also, a man pulls out a gun because of complaints about his dog.

A caller notified the Orange County Sheriff's Department late Thursday night that his vehicle was the target of someone shooting a gun from another vehicle.
According to the caller, someone in a white Mitsubishi Lancer fired a BB gun at the caller's automobile at about 11:45 p.m.

The Lancer had Arizona license plates, but the caller couldn't get the number of the plates.

The call was made from the 31500 block of Santa Margarita Parkway on Thursday, 11:53 p.m.

Man upset about “false” complaints about dog

A Rancho Santa Margarita man said he was being harassed by Animal Control and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, because of complaints about his dog defecating on his neighbor’s lawn. The man, who claimed that he didn’t own a dog, was holding a hand gun.

According to Animal Control, the informant has a German shepherd, and there is an outstanding vicious animal investigation pending on the canine. The man’s neighbor also provided video footage of the informant’s dog.

The call came in around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, from Calle Arcos.

The following is a summary report of calls from Rancho Santa Margarita, Coto de Caza, Trabuco Canyon and Las Flores to the Orange County Sheriff's Department from December 11 to December 13.

Suspicious Person in Vehicle 4:38 p.m. Thursday, 21000 block of Los Alisos Boulevard. An informant said a woman was “rolling up” heroin in her vehicle.

Disturbance 11:07 a.m. Thursday, on Santa Margarita Parkway and Plano Trabuco Road. A caller said someone in a white Lexus sedan was tailgating his vehicle and honking at him, and wouldn’t stop following him.

Disturbance 9:21 a.m. Wednesday, on Rodaja. A woman was fighting with her husband.

Disturbance 7:39 a.m. Wednesday, on Via Contento. A man said someone had slashed his tires.

Disturbance 12:41 p.m. Tuesday, on Santa Margarita Parkway and Avenida de las Flores. A woman was involved in a fight with another woman,and was scared because she was taking pictures of her car after the argument.

Disturbance 11:08 a.m. Tuesday, on Charca. A woman was crying because her landlord had allegedly locked her and other tenants out of their residences.

Family Dispute 1:49 a.m. Tuesday, 22300 block of Antonio Parkway. A CVS employee said a young man came in to the store looking bloody and beaten-up. The man, who said he was involved in a fight with his mother, also had a black eye. Deputies arrested a 23-year-old man, who is being held on $5,000 bail at the Musick Facility.

You can read about more incidents on the Orange County Sheriff's Department blotter.

These reports are culled from the Orange County Sheriff's website. Not all facts in each report are made public; the outcome of the report may differ from the original blotter item. There should be no assumption of guilt based on this limited information.


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