On Wednesday, June 12 the action got started right before closing shop at The Back Abbey on Wednesday night when a jealous patron attacked a man believed to be flirting with his girlfriend, according to police reports. The weapon of choice was a barstool. According to witnesses, 23-year-old Juan Martinez-Hill of Alta Loma aimed the chair at the torso of the man leaning in to give his girlfriend a hug.
On Monday, April 29 a man took it upon himself to aid police in his own arrest. According to Lt. Ciszek, 31-year-old Kristian Urquieta of Orange got out of the passenger seat of a car and approached officers, identifying himself and asking for directions for him and his friend in the driver’s seat. Police discovered that not only was Mr. Urquieta wanted for an outstanding warrant, but the car they were driving had license plates revealing the car was stolen out of Fullerton.
On Friday, April 5 Jaime Frey may have been the one to see the comedy show that night, but Claremont police had the last laugh. The 36-year-old skipped out on paying her tab for watching the Flapper’s Comedy performance and walked right into the arms of officers who awaited her at the police department, which happens to be located just down the street from the club. The owner of the club explained the situation to police.