Man Hits Dog With Metal Leash

A rundown of calls that came into the O.C. Sheriff’s Department from Aug. 8–9.

A caller reported that a man was hitting his dog with a metal leash and the dog could be heard yelping from across the street. The caller was unsure of the actual address, but the owner’s house had a blue awning and brown fence.  O.C. Animal Control was advised. The incident occurred on Wednesday, August 8 at 11:24 p.m. at the 33800 block of Alcazar Drive in Dana Point. 

Here are more items from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department blotter. All incidents were reported within Laguna Niguel unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, Aug. 9: 

Suspicious Odor 12:09 p.m. 24200 block of El Pilar. A caller reported that a chemical smell was coming from the unit below. 

Disturbance 3:11 p.m. 100 block of Seafare. A man reported that his girlfriend threw all his stuff away and left in her black Scion. He thought she was at the leasing office. 

Disturbance 10:53 a.m. 34000 block of Doheny Park Road. A caller reported that a man with long hair was screaming, yelling and swinging his fists at people around him at Donut World. (Dana Point) 

Wednesday, Aug. 8:

Assist Outside Agency 12:32 p.m. 23600 block of Pacific Island Drive. An elderly man experienced heat exhaustion and was confused at the OCFA station. His wife was located and enroute. 

Suspicious Person 11:58 p.m. Cabot Road/Crown Valley Parkway. A caller reported that two women were drinking at Power Plant and believed they were underage. 

CSI Laguna Niguel includes up-to-date reports from ocsd.org, the website of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. Reported incidents are taken from the official calls for service records kept by the OCSD. All parties represented above are presumed innocent until proven guilty. For questions about this blotter, email the editor at Debbie.Sklar@patch.com.


—Compiled by Nicole Cook

Shirley August 22, 2012 at 11:27 PM
I do wonder if the jerk that was beating his dog with a metal leash was the one I saw one morning. If I had of turned my car around both of us would have wound up in jail.
Debbie L. Sklar August 23, 2012 at 12:03 AM
@Shirl: The dog should have bitten back
janice August 23, 2012 at 02:03 AM
He is very lucky I didn't see it. He wouldn't be walking....
Debbie L. Sklar August 23, 2012 at 04:08 AM
Janice: Agree, I'm with you.


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