Police found a 39-year-old homeless man unconscious and his face covered in blood as a result of a beating outside the city’s homeless shelter on Monday, June 4, police confirmed.
A witness video recorded the assault on his phone, which showed the 6:33 p.m. altercation in the parking lot a short distance from the emergency shelter, said Sgt. Robert Rahaeuser. The victim was transported as a trauma patient to Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, he said.
A parolee, Ronnie Rae Osiro, 25, of Santa Ana, was arrested for suspicion of aggravated assault and held without bail, police said.
Collision Forces Roadway Closure
A Tustin man driving at about 80 mph on Coast Highway about 3 a.m. Sunday, June 10, lost control of his vehicle and went airborne, slamming into a tree and flipping several times before coming to rest near the White House restaurant, police said.
Firefighters treated cuts on the head of Josue Meza, 22, before cutting him out of the vehicle and transporting him to Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, Lt. Jason Kravetz said. He was later arrested for DUI and absentee booked because he was admitted to the facility, Kravetz said.
The road was closed in both directions to clear a fallen tree and debris and reopened about 5 a.m, police said.
Monday, June 4
Petty theft. 9:36 a.m. S. Coast Hwy. A kayak valued at $500 was stolen sometime in the last 24 hours.
Traffic collision. 12:10 p.m. 2000 block Temple Hills Dr. An unoccupied Porsche rolled 400 feet downhill and hit a parked Ford, which caromed into a BMW.
Hit and run. 800 block of Diamond. 10:14 p.m. A 21-year-old Aliso Viejo man was arrested for DUI and held for $2500 bail.
Tuesday, June 5
Detective activity. 2500 block Main St., Irvine. 1:12 p.m. A 37-year-old Laguna Beach man who allegedly slugged his wife in the face was arrested at his place of work for suspicion of domestic violence and held for $50,000 bail.
Traffic stop. 6:11 p.m. 300 block of Mermaid St. A 19-year-old Laguna Beach man was arrested for DUI and held for $2,500 bail.
DUI. Hilledge Drive. A 22-year-old Dana Point man was arrested for DUI and held for $2,500 bail.
Traffic collision. 3:22 a.m. Moss St. A Prius hit a parked vehicle and the 21-year-old Laguna Beach driver was arrested for DUI and held for $2500 bail.
Domestic violence. 5:23 a.m. 1900 blk. S. Coast Hwy. A 37-year-old Valley Center man was arrested for suspicion of domestic violence due to abrasions and scratches suffered by his partner in an altercation. Bail was set at $50,000.
Wednesday, June 6
Traffic stop. 7:58 p.m. 500 block of Cypress Dr. A 22-year-old Mission Viejo woman was arrested for DUI and held for $2,500 bail.
Traffic stop. 10:26 p.m. 600 block of S. Coast Hwy. A 20-year-old Huntington Beach woman was held for DUI and bail of $10,000.
Traffic stop. 11:58 p.m. Temple Terrace. A 23-year-old San Clemente woman was arrested for DUI and held for $2500 bail.
Thursday, June 7
Medical aid. 1300 block of S. Coast Hwy. Debra A. Mexin, 50, of Tennessee, who was transported to the hospital for a suspected overdose, was later arrested for suspicion of possessing a controlled substance when police found heroin, a syringe and paraphernalia in her belongings at the hospital.
Suspicious person. 10 a.m. 100 block of Cress St. A 61-year-old Laguna Beach woman wearing a tiger print swimming suit was arrested for suspicion of trespassing when a citizen observed her reaching into the window of a home. Bail was set at $2,500.
Fraud. 11:44 a.m. 1000 blk N. Coast Hwy. Detectives are investigating a claim that an employee made $5,000 in unauthorized purchases on a credit card.
LBMC violation. 6:14 p.m. Ocean Way. Officers arrested one of three people drinking at Pearl Street Beach for an outstanding warrant.
Friday, June 8
Indecent exposure. 2:24 p.m. 600 block S. Coast Hwy. A citizen reported seeing a naked man masturbating in front of glass doors on a second floor balcony.
Vehicle burglary. 4:25 p.m. 21500 block of Wesley Dr. An iPhone, purse and credit cards were stolen from a car where the front passenger window was smashed.
Saturday, June 9
Traffic stop. 1:59 a.m. Pearl St. An Aliso Viejo resident was arrested for DUI and held for $2500 bail.
Occupied vehicle. 2:52 a.m. Catalina. Officers who found three people sleeping in a car arrested a 21-year-old male for providing false information and Jeannie Wallace, 42, of Utah, for suspicion of possessing 51 methadone pills without a valid prescription. Bail was set at $20,000. .
Speed race. 3:41 a.m. 31100 Coast Hwy. An 18-year-old Laguna Beach man was arrested for DUI and held for $2500 bail.
Vehicle burglary. 12:44 p.m. 600 Park Ave. A briefcase and its contents valued at $950 were reported missing.
Warrant arrest. 4:09 p.m. 1300 block of S. Coast Hwy. William Greene, 54, of Laguna Hills, was arrested at the request of Santa Ana detectives for an outstanding sexual assault warrant. Bail was set at $100,000.
Welfare check. 6:46 p.m. 400 block Cliff Dr. Cooper Bonnett Parrott, 29, of Huntington Beach, was arrested for suspicion of possessing methamphetamine after police found a baggie in a sock. Parrott was passed out in the car with the engine running, police said.
Emergency. 7:55 p.m. 300 block of Aster St. A 32-year-old Laguna Beach woman was arrested for suspicion of domestic violence after scratching and biting her partner. Bail was set at $50,000.
Suspicious. 8:11 p.m. PD. A citizen reported receiving a post office package whose contents included cash, a sock and a maxi pad.
Sunday, June 10
Traffic stop. 1:57 a.m. 400 block of Broadway St. A 21-year-old from Aliso Viejo was behind bars for the night and held for $2500 bail.
Petty theft. 3:18 p.m. Cresent Bay. A kayak valued at $1,000 and secured to a pole was stolen.
Traffic stop. 7:13 p.m. Legion St. A 28-year-old Fullerton woman was arrested for DUI and held for $2500 bail.