By On the occasion of our 20th anniversary
By Gustavo Arellano
By R. Scott Moxley
By Alfonso Delgado
By Courtney Hamilton
By Joel Beers
By Peter Maguire
By Charles Lam
Three men armed with hammers and baseball bats assaulted each other on a residential street.
Several adults threw food at other customers inside a Del Taco.
A group of men tossed a dead body into a trash dumpster.
A man took off his clothes and drove away in a black Camaro.
A fight broke out in a pet store.
Two men carrying rifles walked through a public park.
A man hurled obscenities and threatened his neighbor's children for singing.
Two eighth-grade students smoked marijuana as they walked down a street.
An intoxicated female drove her convertible Mercedes in endless circles in a parking lot.
A cement mixer was stolen.
Four drunk, homeless men in the park verbally abused passersby.
Someone fired a gun at the beach.
An obese, 5-foot-4-inch man robbed a Carl's Jr.
Middle-aged neighbors fought because one leaned on the other's car.
A man walked up to a woman, said, "Good morning," and then exposed himself.
A man holding a black bag screamed at an unoccupied school building for 35 minutes.
Juveniles poured soap into a hot tub.
A man shot a neighbor's dog with a rifle.
Prosecutors said a middle school teacher was "grooming" her 14-year-old student for sex.
A man locked himself in his bedroom for three weeks in order to kill himself, emerging only to buy liquor.
The driver of a Dodge Intrepid sped through a front yard.
A customer ordered $600 worth of food at a restaurant, fled without paying and returned to complain about the food's poor taste.
A woman lay down on her apartment balcony, screamed, cried and knocked over furniture.
A man went door-to-door asking residents if they've seen Jesus.
Three teens stole a 30-pack case of beer from a store.
A drunk man hid in a lady's bushes and moaned.
Someone dumped a clothes dryer in the middle of the road at night.
Two 17-year-olds smoked marijuana inside a church.
A man with a handgun stole beer from a 7-Eleven.
Police shot a 19-year-old man with a taser after he tried to enter a vehicle already occupied by two women.
A man wearing a red bucket over his head and somehow driving a van stopped near a 12-year-old girl and said, "You're hot!"
A waitress went ballistic after her boyfriend tossed her drugs away, attacked him and was then arrested.
A 49-year-old man admitted he was drinking alcohol and arguing with his wife, but claims he wasn't drunk when he fired his .357 Magnum at a neighbor's window.
Three men fought in the street, finished, put their shirts on and then ate lunch together at Panda Express.
An illegal immigrant with five aliases was arrested for peeking into a woman's bedroom window.
A police raid found drugs in 10 middle school lockers.
A man drove his car into a wall.
An intoxicated woman walked in and out of traffic on the highway.
Someone spray painted "Why?" onto a car.
*Culled from news and police accounts during the first week of June