Los Alamitos police blotter

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

December 21, 2018

Traffic Hazard – 12:39 p.m. – 3500 block of Cerritos Ave. – Four large dump trucks were reportedly stopped for at least thirty minutes in the median, causing passing traffic to swerve around them.
DUI – 2:25 p.m. – Moody/Merten – A vehicle was reportedly occupied by subjects smoking marijuana and swerving all over the road. Police conducted a traffic stop and held field sobriety tests. The vehicle and driver were released to a licensed driver. The driver was counseled regarding the dangers of ingesting marijuana and driving.

December 22, 2018

Drunk – 11:28 a.m. – Katella/605 Fwy. – A subject wearing pink flowered pajama bottoms, possibly drunk and carrying a drink/bottle, was walking back and forth across Katella and staggering, causing vehicles to swerve. Police were unable to locate the subject.
Citizen Assist – 4:23 p.m. – 3201 Katella Ave. (Los Alamitos Police Department) – The reporting party stated that he was abandoned and needed help. The subject wouldn’t specify further other than he wanted to speak to an officer. The subject’s daughter responded and took him home.

December 23, 2018

Burglary – 1:16 p.m. – 11000 block of Los Alamitos Blvd. – The reporting party got to the location and advised that entry had possibly been made into the building. A tree had been knocked over and beer bottles broken. Report taken.
Counseling – 9:20 p.m. – 3700 block of Catalina St. – The reporting party had reportedly been receiving calls from an employee who was let go. The subject had called four times, and the reporting party was concerned because the ex-employee had brandished a firearm to other employees on a prior occasion. The reporting party stated the claim of brandishing a firearm was third hand and human resources handled the termination. Police spoke to the subject on the telephone and he stated that his termination was the result of a n argument he had with another employee who had used racial slurs against him. The subject stated that if he had called the business, it was accidental because his phone was experiencing technical difficulty. The subject denied the claim of brandishing a firearm. The reporting party was advised to immediately contact the police for assistance if the subject showed up at the location.

December 24, 2018

Indecent Exposure – 2:53 p.m. – Ball/Kaylor – A female subject was reportedly walking eastbound with no pants on. The subject was warned and counseled.

December 25, 2018

Disturbance (Party) – 12:37 a.m. – 10000 block of Chestnut St. – The caller reported a loud party of twenty-five to thirty people. Party advised and will comply.
Disturbance (Subject) – 7:22 p.m. – 3900 block of Katella Ave. – A resident in the memory care unit was reportedly being combative. The subject was calmed and taken back to his room.

December 26, 2018

Fraud Report – 9:45 a.m. – 3600 block of Green Ave. – An unknown suspect reportedly charged the reporting party’s credit card for approximately $536. The reporting party still had possession of the card. The first charge was made on the debit card from Wells Fargo for two Apple watches. The suspect(s) accidentally had the two watches delivered to the reporting party’s address. The second purchase was for a taxi cab ride. No report desired. Log number issued.

December 27, 2018

Illegally Parked Vehicle – 8:00 p.m. – 4300 block of Green Ave. – A white truck was reportedly blocking the sidewalk. The caller was taking a walk and could not get by. Police contacted the owner, who would move the vehicle.