Off-Duty EMT Calms Drunk While Waiting for Firefighters to Arrive

SHERIFF’S BLOTTER: Also, an employee’s disappearing car, a 1 a.m. spook, and a thief steals pool equipment.

San Juan Capistrano sheriff's blotter. Patch file photo.
San Juan Capistrano sheriff's blotter. Patch file photo.
At 4:24 p.m. Monday Jan. 6, someone asked deputies for assistance near the cross streets of Ortega Highway and Camino Capistrano. An unknown person in a white sedan was slurring his words and becoming aggressive. An off-duty EMT was already assisting the intoxicated person. Orange County firefighters arrived to assist.


At 8:36 a.m. Tuesday Jan. 7, a caller reported a burglary in the 31700 block of Camino Capistrano. An employee from the Swallow’s Inn reported the employee's vehicle had been stolen.

At 1:42 a.m. Wednesday Jan. 8, deputies received a call about a suspicious person in the 28100 block of Via Del Mar. A caller heard a noise outside the apartment window, and then several car alarms went off down the street.

At 4:54 p.m. Wednesday Jan. 8, a caller reported grand theft in the 33500 block of Via De Agua. An unknown person had stolen pool equipment from a residential home.

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.


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