Kids Try to Trick Drivers with Cardboard Cat

A rundown of calls that came into the O.C. Sheriff’s Department from Aug. 30–31.

A caller reported that three juveniles set up a cardboard cutout of a cat on the 24900 block of Rancho de Linda, so that cars would swerve off the road. The incident occurred Friday, Aug. 31, at 9:20 p.m.

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

Friday, Aug. 31:

Prowler 10:35 p.m. 0 block of Brookview. A caller reported that a man dressed in dark clothing was looking into apartment windows. (Dana Point)

Suspicious Person 9:42 a.m. 32400 block of the Street of the Golden Lantern. A woman reported that a man had been pointing and staring at her for several months, while at 24 Hour Fitness.

Thursday, Aug. 30:

Disturbance 1:05 a.m. Pacific Island Drive/Ocean Way. A caller reported two subjects were having sex in the community Jacuzzi after hours.

Assist Outside Agency 5:58 p.m. Street of the Golden Lantern/Chapparosa Park Road. A caller reported that a possible bobcat or mountain lion was seen near the rear of baseball field #1 (back right) at the 300-foot marker, in the bushes behind the fence. Children were playing in the area. Orange County Animal Control was notified.

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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