Italian Mobster Allegedly Uses Caller’s Address in Bank Fraud

SHERIFF'S BLOTTER: A rundown of calls that came into the O.C. Sheriff’s Department from Jan. 30–31.

A caller reported that an Italian mobster allegedly used his address in a bank fraud scheme at Wells Fargo. The incident occurred at 6:29 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 31 in the 28700 block of Placida Avenue.

Here are more items from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department blotter. All incidents were reported within Laguna Niguel unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, Jan. 31:

Welfare Check 12:31 a.m. 30000 block of Golden Lantern. A caller heard a small child crying for the past hour at the Laguna Serrano Apartments.

Wednesday, Jan. 30:

Disturbance 1:53 p.m. 25300 block of Dana Point Harbor Drive. A caller reported that a female was crying on the top floor of the balcony saying someone hit her. (Dana Point)

Disturbance 6:57 a.m. 27000 block of Jean Terrace. A caller reported that his roommate was bipolar and was making noises all night and swearing. The roommate was smoking marijuana the night before. The subject was more than 6 feet tall, muscular, and wearing a black shirt. He left on foot across Aliso Niguel on foot. (Dana Point)

Citizen Assist 9:40 p.m. 33700 block of Mariana Drive. A caller reported that he had a video of a subject riding a quad without a helmet and dragging his dog along on a leash. He stated he knew where the subject lived and wanted deputies to do something about it. (Dana Point)

CSI Laguna Niguel includes up-to-date reports from ocsd.org, the website of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. Reported incidents are taken from the official calls for service records kept by the OCSD. All parties represented above are presumed innocent until proven guilty. For questions about this blotter, email the editor at paige.austin@patch.com.


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