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.
December 20, 2018
Disturbance (Subject) – 8:03 p.m. – 5400 block of Orangethorpe Ave. – A female subject who had been at the location for three to four hours, possibly under the influence, was reportedly refusing to leave. The female was advised regarding trespassing.
Traffic Stop – 11:14 p.m. – Orangethorpe/Valley View – Police conducted a traffic stop and searched the subject vehicle. An 18-year-old subject was subsequently arrested for an outstanding misdemeanor warrant.
December 21, 2018
Public Works Information – 11:17 a.m. – 4900 block of Berton Cir. – A water leak was reported between the street and the home. It was unknown if it was coming from City property or private property. It was determined to be on private property.
Suspicious Subject – 12:00 p.m. – 8000 block of Lancashire Cir. –A subject on a bike was reportedly looking inside vehicles and checking door handles. Police attempted to make contact, and the subject fled on foot. Police detained the subject, who was arrested for tampering with a vehicle and resisting/delaying/obstructing an officer.
Illegally Parked Vehicle – 9:50 p.m. – 5200 block of La Luna Dr. – A vehicle was parked in front of a fire hydrant. A tow truck was requested. The driver of the vehicle came out of the residence. The subject was issued a parking citation and the vehicle was not towed. A Redi Letter was sent to Public Works for the faded red curb at the location.
December 22, 2018
Police Information – 4:24 p.m. – 8200 block of Walker St. – A construction crew cut a line so that the alarm system at the location was down for the next three days. Extra patrol checks were conducted.
December 23, 2018
Petty Theft Report – 12:33 p.m.- Barbi/Santiago – While the vehicle was parked at the location overnight, an unknown subject reportedly stole tools from the unlocked covered truck bed. Report taken.
Bike Stop – 11:27 p.m. – Walker/Bransford – Police contacted two subjects and arrested one subject, a 33-year-old Buena Park resident, for an outstanding misdemeanor warrant. The bicycle was released to the other bicyclist and the subject was transported to Orange County Jail.
December 24, 2018
Patrol Check – 7:11 p.m. – 4900 block of Berton Cir. – The caller’s neighbors at the end of the cul-de-sac reportedly blocked parking with cones. Police determined that the two cones on the roadway did not obstruct traffic and there was not enough space for a vehicle to fit. They were possibly placed so vehicles didn’t block the driveway.
Area Check – 10:17 p.m. – La Palma/Holly – A female subject was reportedly walking in traffic. The subject was transported to the hospital for a psychological evaluation.
December 25, 2018
Citizen Assist – 3:24 p.m. – 8400 block of Meadowlark Ln. – A City employee reportedly locked keys in the office. The police did not have keys to the office. Police contacted a third party, who went to the location to unlock the office.
Petty Theft – 8:17 p.m. – 5900 block of La Palma Ave. – A male subject in the restroom was possibly attempting to take merchandise. Police contacted the subject, who was subsequently arrested for attempted petty theft.
December 26, 2018
Traffic Collision – 7:43 a.m. – Moody/Borrego – A vehicle reportedly struck a bike. OCFA responded. The bicyclist was transported to the hospital. Report taken.
Stolen Vehicle Report – 4:18 p.m. – 5200 block of Iberville Cir. – OnStar reportedly pinged the stolen vehicle from the location on Iberville. Police responded to the location and confirmed the vehicle’s location. The registered owner of the vehicle and a tow truck both responded to the location.
December 27, 2018
Pedestrian Check – 12:47 a.m. – 5400 block of La Palma Ave. – Police contacted a pedestrian and subsequently arrested a 63-year-old male subject for possession of controlled substances.
Suspicious Subject – 2:39 p.m. – Ash/Alder – A subject was reportedly sitting on a brick wall. Police contacted the subject, who was reportedly a door-to-door salesman.