Here is our next Community Update. We hope this information gives you a glimpse of what we do and what is impacting our community.
10-22-17 @ 11:54 AM – Officers responded to the 13000 block of Tustin East Dr. regarding a domestic violence incident. The suspect had fled prior to our arrival but our officers tracked him down in the city San Juan Capistrano and with the help of Orange County Sheriff Deputies, he was taken into custody without incident.
10-22-17 @ 3:45 PM - Officers responded to a possible chemical spill in the 2000 block of Park Ave. Our officers primarily handled traffic/crowd control issues while Orange County Fire Authority handled any potential HazMat issues.
10-17-17 @ 9:58 AM – We received a call from LAPD regarding a parental child abduction of a four year old. One of our officers located the vehicle and conducted a high risk stop. The suspect was taken into custody without incident and the child was unharmed.
CRIME ANALYST UPDATE
We have seen an increase in commercial burglaries at medical offices. The suspects force entry in the middle of the night and steal office equipment. The crimes are primarily occurring along Irvine Blvd between Yorba and Newport. If you live in this area, please call TPD if you hear glass breaking or loud noises in the early morning hours. Please let us know if you see people loitering in these closed office parking lots.
On Saturday, October 28, 2017, the Tustin Police Department, working in collaboration with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will be hosting “Tustin Take Back Day.”
Did you know?
Medication that is improperly taken or abused is a leading cause of accidental poisoning.
Unused or expired medications that are thrown out with trash or flushed can end up polluting the environment.
This event is a National Take-Back Initiative designed to remove potentially dangerous prescription drugs from our community and environment. Citizens who want to dispose of any unwanted or unused prescription drugs can safely dispose of them from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM in the parking lot of the Clifton C. Miller Community Center at 300 Centennial Way, Tustin, CA 92780.
All types of medications including pills, tablets, ointments, and other standard forms will be accepted. Hypodermic syringes will NOT be accepted.
During the week, we had:
16 Total Traffic Collisions
8 Non-Injury Traffic Collisions
2 Hit and Run Collisions
1 DUI Related Collision
87 Various Citations Issued
PHOTO: Officer Crouch was working our “Walk to School Day” event when he was asked to take a photo in front of Heritage Elementary School. Officer Crouch is always willing to take photos, so be sure to get one with him.