The vehicle driven by Nicholas Sanchez-McCormick was traveling westbound on Katella and ran a red light at the intersection of Valley View.

Cypress police blotter, March 22 to March 28, 2016

The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Cypress Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item in the Cypress police blotter.

March 22, 2016

Disturbance (Subject) – 6:02 p.m. – 6800 block of Katella Ave. – A male transient was refusing to leave. He used a Sharpie pen on the counter and was throwing sauce packets around. The transient was advised and would be leaving the area.
Burglary Report – 6:15 p.m.- 9600 block of Graham – The lock to a carport storage container was broken and an unknown suspect took juices, toilet paper, and napkins. No report desired. Extra patrol checks were requested at night.

March 23, 2016

Found Property – 11:23 a.m. – 5131 Ball Rd. (Essex Park) – Volunteers found keys in the park. Report taken.
Disturbance (Subjects) – 1:43 p.m. – 10000 block of Valley View St. – A male subject was reportedly using vulgar language with an employee. The subject had created a disturbance on prior occasions. Checks okay. The subject left the area.

March 24, 2016

Suspicious Circumstances – 1:36 a.m. – 4200 block of Via Largo – A subject on the caller’s front porch was rattling the screen. The caller thought the subject might be drunk and trying to get in. Police determined that the subject had been drinking and went to the wrong house. The subject was released to a parent. Party advised and will comply.
Suspicious Occupied Vehicle – 10:30 p.m. – 4400 block of Casa Grande Cir.- The caller reported smelling marijuana coming from the vehicle. Police contacted two subjects, who then left the area.

March 25, 2016

Assault with a Deadly Weapon – 6:07 p.m. – 5900 block of Katella Ave. – The caller reported that as he was leaving the location, he was approached by four male gang-type subjects, who started to verbally harass him. The caller started to walk away when one of the subjects pulled out a hammer and swung it, striking him in the forearm. No injuries, and no medics requested. All subjects left in vehicles. Police found the reporting party highly intoxicated, uncooperative, and unwilling to provide details. Employees were contacted and said that they were outside but saw no subjects matching the description provided by the reporting party and saw no altercation. Crime unfounded.
Suspicious Subjects – 6:35 p.m. – 5681 Newman (Rosen Acacia Park) – Three male subjects were possibly smoking marijuana at a table in the park. The caller stated that there was an ongoing problem with those subjects doing this in the park. Police were unable to locate the subjects.

March 26, 2016

Extra Patrol Checks – 9:40 p.m. – 4800 block of Lincoln Ave. – An anonymous reporting party requested extra patrol checks due to a vehicle peeling out. The caller was afraid that the subject may return. Beat unit advised.
Malicious Mischief to a Vehicle – 10:08 p.m. – Denni/Orange – The caller’s vehicle was shot with a paintball. The caller saw a couple of kids on bikes, but the caller didn’t think they were close enough to do it. Unable to locate.

March 27, 2016

Medical Aid – 3:24 a.m. – Valley View/Cerritos – A female was reportedly passed out in an SUV parked in the northbound lane. The caller pulled up next to her and honked his horn and got no response. OCFA reported there was no medical emergency; the subject fell asleep behind the wheel. Buena Park Police responded and conducted field sobriety tests. The subject was arrested for DUI.
Patrol Check – 12:08 a.m. – 9300 block of Vista Mesa – Kids had reportedly been at the caller’s residence twice that night, throwing toilet paper on her lawn. Counseled.

March 28, 2016

Suspicious Circumstances – 3:52 a.m. – 11300 block of Harkers Ct. – A male was dressed all in black and wearing a mask while parked in the cul de sac. The subject then left the location. Police contacted the subject, who was determined to be an elderly man collecting cans.
Fire – 2:48 p.m.- Bloomfield/Lincoln – OCFA was en route to the location for a brush fire at a homeless encampment. LA County Fire also responded for the significant flames. All westbound lanes were closed, and a SigAlert was issued.