The items shown below are selected from the logs of the La Palma Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item in the La Palma police blotter.
May 8, 2017
Traffic Control – 12:49 p.m. – Orangethorpe Ave./Centerpointe Dr. – The caller complained of traffic along Orangethorpe Ave. at the 91 eastbound onramp and at Orangethorpe/Centerpointe. It appeared that the congestion was due to the 91 eastbound onramp and the #3 lane of Orangethorpe being closed.
Suspicious Circumstances – 6:28 p.m. – 5500 block of Driftwood Ave. – The caller reported that a suspicious subject had possibly brandished a weapon twenty minutes earlier. The caller recorded the vehicle with the subjects on dashcam, though the caller stated that the incident may be unfounded after viewing the footage. It was determined that the passenger was sticking out simulated finger guns while traveling on westbound La Palma.
May 9, 2017
Traffic Stop – 3:42 p.m. – 5600 block of Orangethorpe Ave. – Police conducted a traffic stop and arrested for a misdemeanor bench warrant. The subject’s vehicle was moved by his boss at the subject’s request. Paramedics were requested for a laceration on the subject’s right hand.
Suspicious Subject – 7:32 p.m. – 8400 block of Moody St. – A male subject possibly smoking marijuana was reportedly dancing and talking to himself in the parking lot. Subject arrested on a misdemeanor bench warrant.
May 10, 2017
Trespassing – 5:30 a.m. – 7792 Walker St. (La Palma Police Department) – Police contacted a subject in the police department parking lot. The subject was arrested for burglary and trespass.
Illegally Parked Vehicle – 9:35 a.m. – 5500 block of Orangethorpe Ave. – The owner of a trailer was contacted and advised regarding a possibly stolen plate. A flatbed tow truck was requested.
May 11, 2017
Citizen Assist – 9:24 a.m. – 7900 block of Birchwood Cir. – A female subject was reportedly stuck in a home elevator. Units were able to make entry through a rear sliding door without any force. The subject was taken out of the elevator.
Suspicious Occupied Vehicle – 4:19 p.m. – 5500 block of Fresca Dr. – A subject was reportedly loitering in the parking lot and smoking drugs inside a silver vehicle. The subject checked okay and was issued a DMV DL130. The subject called for a ride to pick up the vehicle.