Fire on Horse Trail, Kids Possibly Responsible

A rundown of calls that came into the O.C. Sheriff’s Department from Sept. 5–6.

A caller reported kids may have started a fire on a horse trail, near the slope behind the 0 block of Knob Hill. The Orange County Fire Department contained the medium brush fire that had a slow rate of spread, and sent out an investigator. The incident occurred on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 1:50 a.m.

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

Thursday, Sept. 6:

Vandalism In Progress 12:53 p.m. 32400 block of the Street of the Golden Lantern. A caller reported someone at the 24 Hour Fitness was beating a locker with a hammer to try to open it.

Traffic Hazard 12 p.m. Crown Valley Parkway/Pacific Island Drive. Water was spouting about 6 feet into the air, past the water tower.

Wednesday, Sept. 5:

Citizen Assist 4:43 p.m. 29700 block of Niguel Road. A woman reported she believed someone stole her tags from her bicycle.

Keep the Peace 6:31 p.m. 32400 block of Crown Valley Parkway. A woman reported her neighbor parks his motorcycle so close to her vehicle that she cannot open her car door. She requested a police officer come out while she asked him to move his motorcycle. (Dana Point)

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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