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.
November 15, 2018
Petty Theft – 3:19 p.m. – 5200 block of Marview Dr. – The caller reported a possible porch bandit. The loss was an Amazon package with a suitcase.
911 Hangup – 6:03 p.m. – 7800 block of Willow Ln. – The caller advised that there was no emergency and that she was trying to contact the La Palma Police Department. Dispatch attempted to give the caller the non-emergency number, and she advised that she would look it up and call back.
November 16, 2018
Traffic Stop – 1:16 a.m. – La Palma/Rose – Police conducted a traffic stop and searched the vehicle. Police subsequently arrested a 28-year-old Long Beach resident for driving with a suspended/revoked license, possession of drug paraphernalia, and defective lighting devices.
Counseling – 11:50 p.m. – 7792 Walker St. (La Palma Police Department) – A juvenile came into the lobby after and argument with his family. The father reportedly told his son to get out of the car and walk back to Compton. Police contacted the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department in Compton and requested for them to contact the family. The juvenile’s parents responded to pick up the juvenile at approximately 4:50 a.m.
November 17, 2018
Pedestrian Check – 11:48 a.m. – 5400 block of Orangethorpe Ave. – Police conducted a pedestrian check and determined that the subject was in possession of a Taser. The subject advised that he was arrested for a felony in the past. The subject was arrested for being a felon in possession of a stun gun. The subject was cooperative and was later released on citation.
Assault/Battery – 12:47 p.m. – 5200 block of Banbury Cir. – A daughter reportedly hit her mother and sister and was cussing at her grandmother. Police determined there was no assault and battery. A 9-year-old subject was counseled.
Traffic Collision – 11:30 p.m. – La Palma/Valley View – Police responded to a traffic collision with no reported injuries. OCFA was requested for a complaint of neck pain. A tow truck was requested. Police conducted field sobriety tests and subsequently arrested a 26-year-old Santa Ana resident for misdemeanor DUI and driving without a license.
November 18, 2018
Petty Theft – 5400 block of La Palma Ave. – Two subjects reportedly stole a gas can and miscellaneous items from the business. Police located and detained two subjects in handcuffs. Following a positive identification in a field show-up, police arrested an 18-year-old Fullerton resident and an 18-year-old Bellflower resident for petty theft, false report of identification to a peace officer, and receiving/concealing stolen property.
Pedestrian Check – 10:21 p.m. – Walker/Bransford – Police conducted a pedestrian check and subsequently arrested a 19-year-old Lawndale resident for an outstanding misdemeanor warrant. The subject was transported to Orange County Jail.
November 19, 2018
Incident Report – 10:23 a.m. – 5600 block of Orangethorpe Ave. – Police contacted a subject, who was subsequently arrested for failure to register as a sex offender. The subject was cooperative and transported to Orange County Jail.
Petty Theft Report – 11:17 p.m. – 4700 block of Karen Cir. – The reporting party reportedly found an opened Amazon package in front of the residence. The RP advised that they put the item and packaging back inside of the delivery envelope. The owner of the package was contacted and the package was returned.
November 20, 2018
Municipal Code Violation – 12:00 p.m. – Hummingbird Cir. – Police contacted two subjects who were reportedly taking items from the recycling and leaving a mess. Party advised and will comply.
Assist Other Department – 7:52 p.m. – 7900 block of Walker St. – The caller advised that a patient had a gunshot wound and would be transported to another hospital. It was unknown where the gunshot wound had been inflicted. The incident was handled by Buena Park Police Department. Assisted.
November 21, 2018
Hit and Run Report – 12:40 p.m. – Walker/Thelma – The caller reported a speeding vehicle clipped the passenger side bumper and left the area. It was determined that the accusation of hit and run was unfounded and that information had been exchanged.
Welfare Check – 4:47 p.m. – 5400 block of La Palma Ave. – The caller reported that a male subject was in the locked restroom for the past hour. Police made contact with the subject and conducted a field interview.
Editor’s Note: The non-emergency phone number for the La Palma Police Department is 714-690-3370.