A gardener reported his employee threw a tool at his leg, after becoming upset for being asked to throw away the trash. The gardener wished to file a battery report. When police arrived, one of the men had left and no report was taken. The incident occurred on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 11:24 a.m., at the 24000 block of Jacana Circle.
Here are more items from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department blotter. All incidents were reported within Laguna Niguel unless otherwise noted.
Thursday, Oct. 18:
Disturbance 11:58 p.m. Avery Parkway/5 Freeway. A caller reported an older female parked in the AM/PM parking lot was being assaulted by a younger woman. The younger woman was trying to pull the older woman from a silver Jeep.
Suspicious Person In Vehicle 6:08 a.m. 26800 block of Del Gado Road. A caller reported a man was outside his car bowing near his open trunk and praying on the ground. He rolled up what appeared to be a rifle in a cloth, put it in his trunk and drove away. The man was wearing dark clothing and driving a 4-door black limo sedan with rear tinted windows. He was last seen driving out of the cul-de-sac. (Dana Point)
Wednesday, Oct. 17:
Citizen Assist 6:33 p.m. Avery Parkway/Camino Capistrano. A woman alleged her credit card was unrightfully swiped three times at the AM/PM gas station.
Suspicious Person 6:40 p.m. 28100 block of Moulton Parkway. A caller reported a group of juveniles were throwing items in the trees at the Palms Apartments and trashing the front of the complex.
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