Passenger Tries to Stiff Cabbie, Pull a Fast One on Deputies

SHERIFF'S BLOTTER: Also, skateboarders up on a roof, crashing into a cars and a man allegedly violates the gang injunction.

San Juan Capistrano sheriff's blotter. Patch file photo.
San Juan Capistrano sheriff's blotter. Patch file photo.

At 9:43 p.m. Wednesday Dec. 18, a taxi driver near the Swallow’s Inn called to report a passenger was refusing to pay his bill. The passenger got on the phone and promised to stand by until deputies arrived. At 10:22 p.m., the taxi driver called 9-1-1 again. Deputies arrived to diffuse the situation.


At 5:28 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, someone reported a disturbance at Marco Forster Middle School. According to the caller, several teens on skateboards had gotten onto the roof.

At 5:53 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20, deputies stopped a pedestrian and discovered he was in violation of the gang injunction. The 18-year-old man was arrested and has since been released.

At 1:01 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, a caller reported a disturbance near the intersection of Via Banderas and Calle Conejo. The caller said some teenagers were riding their skateboards down the street and crashing into parked 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.



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