A caller reported a man sporting a colorful Spider-Man costume appearing nervous near the Mobil On the Run foodmart in the Marketplace at Laguna Niguel. The masked superhero was also observed near the store in Ocean Ranch. The incident occurred on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 2:39 p.m. at the 27300 block of Alicia Parkway.
Here are more items from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department blotter. All incidents were reported within Laguna Niguel unless otherwise noted.
Wednesday, Oct. 24:
Suspicious Circumstances 10:14 p.m. Alicia Parkway/Avila Road. A man reported he smelled a strong odor near and was unsure whether it was a gas leak or someone smoking an illegal substance.
Vandalism In Progress 9:41 a.m. 34800 block of Doheny Plaza. A man reported his neighbor was cutting down plants, and cut his brother’s hand when he tried to stop him. The man was allegedly mentally unstable. The O.C. Fire Authority was enroute. (Dana Point)
Tuesday, Oct. 23:
Disturbance 11:13 p.m. 24500 block of El Alicanta. A woman reported she felt her shuttle driver overcharged her, so she refused to pay. He then refused to give her her luggage and allegedly grabbed her arm.
Citizen Assist 4:15 p.m. 26100 block of Victoria Blvd. A caller reported some juveniles were throwing dog feces and cigarettes onto the preschool Treasure Isle Children’s center at night. (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