Suspect Breaks Bonsai Branches With ‘Malicious’ Intent

A rundown of calls that came into the O.C. Sheriff’s Department from July 21- 22.

A woman reported that someone was maliciously breaking branches off her Bonsai tree on Saturday, July 21 at 11:14 p.m. at the 30100 block of Chapala Court.

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

Sunday, July 22:

Citizen Assist 9:58 p.m. 33800 block of the Street of the Copper Lantern. A woman was upset that her neighbor was lying to police about all the noise he makes. (Dana Point)

Assist Outside Agency 9:42 a.m. Crown Valley Parkway/Alicia Parkway. A man reported that another dog outside of Starbucks was attacking his dog. O.C. Animal Control was called.

Saturday, July 21:

Vandalism Report 12:15 p.m. 34400 block of Pacific Coast Highway. A male guest at the Doubletree reported to the front desk that someone vandalized his car’s windshield wipers. (Dana Point)

Suspicious Person 11:26 p.m. 24300 block of Rue de Gauguin. A woman reported that she heard a ratcheting of a gun in her backyard, and confronted a man, who stated he was shooting rabbits. He took off toward Crown Valley.

Keep the Peace 11:00 a.m. 29500 block of Pelican Way. A man reported that his iPhone and laptop were stolen from the pool area, and he tracked them to his neighbor’s house.

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


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