Possible Drug Deal Gone Wrong in Starbucks Parking Lot

A rundown of calls that came into the O.C. Sheriff’s Department from Jan. 10–11 in Dana Point and Laguna Niguel.

A caller reported a woman in a black Volkswagen Jetta was harassed by two males, and then drove off. The caller overheard the men discussing a “drug deal gone bad,” and he believed one of the subjects had a gun, though nothing was seen. The incident occurred on Thursday, Jan. 10 at 2:38 a.m. in the Starbucks parking lot at the cross streets of Golden Lantern and Marina Hills.

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

Friday, Jan. 11:

Investigate Person Down 1:16 p.m. Pacific Coast Highway/Selva Road. A caller reported a subject was lying face down in the grass area on the west side of PCH. The subject was wearing all dark black clothing and tennis shoes. (Dana Point)

Disturbance-Mechanical 11:10 a.m. 33800 block of Alcazar Drive. A caller reported subjects were building a cage in their driveway and using a torch. He was concerned about sparks. (Dana Point)

Thursday, Jan. 10:

Patrol Check 5:32 p.m. Pas Lomita/Pas de la Escuela. A caller reported subjects were in their backyard with an illegal bonfire. The caller stated the bonfire had been going on for three days.

Disturbance 2:31 a.m. 100 block of Seaspray North. A caller reported a male and female were in a verbal argument. It sounded like the male was forcing the female into a vehicle.

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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