Cop Calls: 16-Year-Old Refuses to Ditch Marijuana Stash

Here's a rundown of the calls from Mission Viejo made to the Orange County Sheriff's Department Jan. 23-24.


  • A man living on the 27900 block of Chapulin discovered his 75-lb. dumbbell was missing from his back yard around 10:30 a.m.
  • A resident found their tires slashed on the 27100 block of Ayamonte around 7:45 a.m.
  • Around 4 a.m., a man knocked on a woman's door stating that his car was on fire. The call came from the 22600 block of Via Tercero.
  • A woman was locked inside the bathroom on the 26300 block of Alhondra Place, according to a phone call from around 1:15 a.m.
  • A 48-year-old man was arrested following reports of a suspicious person inside a vehicle around 11:30 p.m. on the corner of Marguerite and Santa Margarita.
  • A resident told police her roommate's 16-year-old had marijuana and refused to get rid of it. The call came around 7:30 p.m. from the 23300 block of Via Ronda.
  • Police arrested a 23-year-old woman following a traffic stop at the corner of Vallejo and Los Alisos around 7:30 p.m.
  • A mother called police around 3:30 p.m. to say her son and his friend were stopped at McDonald's when a drunk man tried to keep them from leaving. A 31-year-old man was arrested.
  • A man in front of a school on the 24100 block of Pavion was refusing to remove his pitbull from the property around 12:30 p.m.
  • A 39-year-old gardener was arrested following a reported disturbance around 12:30 p.m.

The Sheriff's Blotter data is taken from the official calls for service records kept by the Orange County Sheriff's Department.

The calls represent what was told to the deputy in the field by the radio dispatcher. The true nature of an incident often differs from what is initially reported. No assumption of criminal guilt or affiliation should be drawn from the content of the information provided.

Sarah Bardowell January 25, 2014 at 07:25 PM
Maybe the gardener was gardening the 16-year-olds pot stash?
Annie G. January 25, 2014 at 10:02 PM
good one sarah!!! "high" five!!!!
KC January 25, 2014 at 11:42 PM
12:30 PM is late? Man I suddenly have become a night owl.
Sarah Bardowell January 27, 2014 at 09:45 PM
I'm here all week.
Peter Schelden January 28, 2014 at 01:42 PM
It may not have been a night time noise violation, KC. Disturbance complaints are made at all hours. There's a specific party complaint type of disturbance, and this wasn't one.


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