At 4:46 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 20, someone called the sheriff’s office to
report a robbery in progress near the cross streets of Del Obispo Street and
Camino Capistrano. The informant had followed the suspect’s getaway vehicle to
the Southbound I-5 Freeway. The victim told deputies the robber had mentioned
going to Mexico. Authorities alerted Border Patrol about culprit before eventually
catching up with him in an underground parking garage. The 45-year-old man was
arrested and is currently in custody with bail set at $50,000.
At 7:47 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 20, a caller asked for a patrol check near
the I-5 and Junipero Serra Road. The called claimed multiple cars were
running red lights because of traffic caused by the beginning of
At 10:41 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 20, an informant told deputies about a
disturbance near the cross streets of Camino Capistrano and La Zanja Street. A
man was reportedly sitting in the middle of the street.
At 10:23 p.m. Tuesday, a caller reported a disturbance in
the 31700 block of Del Obispo Street. A group of teens was walking around a
parking lot, kicking and defacing cars.
These are selected reports from the San
Juan Capistrano Police Dispatch Services log throughout the past few
days. The calls represent what was told to a sheriff's deputy in the field
by the radio dispatcher. No presumption of criminal guilt or affiliation should
be drawn from the information provided.