Police Blotter: Woman Rats Out Ex-Boyfriend

Also, mysterious smoke emanates from storm drains, and skateboarders shed some moonlight on the night.

Something about this story makes us think reconciliation is not in the works for a local couple that has seen better days.

A woman notified the Orange County Sheriff's Department and said her ex-boyfriend was in a silver 2000 BMW that his parents had reported stolen from their Lake Elsinore residence Friday evening.

The woman, who was following deputies in a gold Toyota Corolla, said the man was sitting in the stolen vehicle, which she had last seen parked near Avenida de las Flores and Laurel. She also advised police her ex-boyfriend was most likely under the influence of drugs, according to the blotter from the OCSD.

Deputies spotted the BMW on Las Flores, and a squad car blocked off eastbound traffic on the street. The suspect was inside the vehicle, but was uncooperative and aggressive with deputies.

Eventually, deputies detained the 28-year-old unemployed man and followed a medic who transported him to Mission Hospital.

He is currently being held on $100,000 bail at the Theo Lacy Facility, and is due to appear at the Central Jail Court on Tuesday.

The call came in around 7 p.m. on Friday, from Avenida de las Flores and Laurel Road.

Mysterious smoke emanates from storm drains

The Orange County Fire Authority wanted deputies to check the Avila Apartments in Rancho Santa Margarita Sunday afternoon, because one of the OCFA crew spotted smoke spewing from street drains near the complex. Smoke was also seen seeping out of a storm drain on the side of Antonio Parkway.

Both agencies checked the Avila Apartments, where everything seemed clear.

The call came in Sunday, around 4 p.m., from Antonio Parkway and the 241 Toll Road.

Skateboarders pay tribute to the moon

An informant was concerned about a group of skateboarders who were causing a ruckus, mooning drivers in the parking lot of Ralphs in Rancho Santa Margarita Friday evening.

The call came in around 9:45 p.m. on Friday, from Santa Margarita Parkway and Antonio Parkway.

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 November 16 to November 18.

Family Dispute 5:04 p.m. Saturday, 100 block of Timbre. A 13-year-old boy said his mother told him to call the police about a fight she had been in with her boyfriend.

Suspicious Person/Circumstances 11:25 p.m. Saturday, 23300 block of Arroyo Vista. A caller saw a group of teens smoking marijuana near a park.

Assist Outside Agency 5:04 p.m. Saturday, 22700 block of El Prado. A woman said her husband had overdosed on prescription medication. The man was breathing, but incoherent and unable to stand.

Welfare Check 1:43 a.m. Saturday, on Calle Alimar. A woman said her ex-boyfriend threatened to kill her. Deputies spoke to both parties, and the ex denied that he had threatened her.

Drunken Driving 1:23 a.m. Saturday, on Plano Trabuco Road and Santa Margarita Parkway. An informant said a man was drinking beer while driving his Volvo.

Traffic Hazard 3:23 p.m. Friday, on Los Alisos Boulevard and the 241 Toll Road. A caller saw a large bale of hay on Los Alisos Boulevard.

Assist Outside Agency 3:23 a.m. Friday, 22300 block of El Paseo. The Orange County Fire Authority needed assistance with a patron of Tapas and Beer, who was intoxicated and had slumped on the floor in front of the bar.

Assist Outside Agency 12:48 a.m. Friday, on Reata. A woman said her 68-year-old husband was not breathing, and she was trying to roll him off of their bed to perform CPR on him. When deputies arrived, the man felt warm to the touch and was breathing.

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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