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Two “fully nude” women reported at Woods Cove

On Friday, April 12, at 12:22 p.m., LBPD officers were dispatched to Woods Cove in reference to a public nudity complaint. 

“The suspects were described as two fully nude females in their twenties,” LBPD Spokesperson PIO Sgt Jim Cota said. “The reporting party was offended by the females due to her minor children being present at the beach.” 

According to police records, the caller reported “two females exposing their breasts to kids on the beach. The RP told them to stop and they became verbally abusive and using profanity at the RP and the kids on the sand.”

One alleged “nudie” had very short black hair and the second suspect sans swimsuit was described as having a brown ponytail. A brown dog was reportedly with them wearing full fur.

The caller requested contact with an LBPD officer. A few minutes later, the pair reportedly packed up their items and was later spotted by the RP fully clothed sitting in a black Ford truck.

According to police records, the caller said, “They were completely nude until they put their clothes on.”

“The females left the area prior to officers arriving,” Sgt Cota said. “A report was taken.”

Alleged vandal caught in the act of tagging at Tablerock, LBPD reports

On Wednesday, April 17, at 4:10 a.m., LBPD dispatchers received two calls regarding a vandalism that was occurring on Tablerock Beach. Officers arrived on scene and contacted Sophal Nam.

Police Files Nam“Nam had a history of arrests and contacts by officers in South Laguna. He is on probation and his probation officer was contacted,” Sgt Cota said. “Witnesses photographed Nam using a permanent red marker tagging the rocks close to the water’s edge and the wood base of the stairs.”

One witness returned to the scene and positively identified Nam as the suspect. He was arrested for a probation violation, vandalism, and possession of graffiti tools.

No bail was set.

Meth and stolen car lands duo behind bars

On Wednesday, April 17, at 5:39 p.m., LBPD officers were alerted to stolen license plate on a vehicle traveling northbound from Nyes Place. The vehicle was a silver Infiniti with a stolen California license plate on the vehicle.

“An officer located the vehicle and initiated a vehicle enforcement stop in the 200 block of Jasmine Street. The female driver, San Pedro resident Christin Hill, and front passenger William Franklin, from Laguna Niguel, were contacted,” Sgt Cota said. 

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A records check of the vehicle’s VIN revealed it had been stolen out of Santa Ana on March 22.

“Inside the vehicle, officers located methamphetamine, marijuana, burglary tools, stolen property, and several stolen credit cards. Hill claimed she purchased the vehicle from a friend for $500 but [officers] knew something was not right,” Sgt Cota said. 

According to Sgt Cota, both Hill and Franklin were arrested and transported to Orange County Jail pending criminal charges.

-By Suzie Harrison