Newport Beach police took a report of an incident of “carrying a concealable firearm” in the 1300 block of Avocado Avenue at 5:51 p.m. Thursday, according to a report.
The incident occurred between 3:50 and 5:51 p.m when a witness saw a man walking behind a business carrying what appeared to be a black or brown rifle, said police spokeswoman Kathy Lowe.
“She contacted the police department, and provided a detailed description of the suspect,” Lowe said. Officer searched the area and did not find the man.
Police also arrested a 23-year-old Newport Coast man at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at 3049 East Coast Highway on suspicion of narcotics possession; no bail amount was given on a police report. Officers arrested a 25-year-old Westminster woman at 701 Newport Center DRive at 6:25 p.m. Saturday on suspicion of burglary; bail was $20,000.
Police also took a grand theft report at 11:50 a.m. Thursday in the 500 block of Marguerite Avenue, according to online logs. No other information was available.