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 28, 2018
Suspicious Subject – 11:27 a.m. – Collins/Ivywood – The caller reported a suspicious unknown subject, possibly a salesperson. Police were unable to locate the subject.
December 29, 2018
Disturbance (Subject) – 7:34 a.m. – 4900 block of Malaga Dr. – A neighbor was reportedly yelling at the a gardener. Police determined that the disturbance was verbal only. Parties counseled.
Petty Theft Now – 1:58 p.m. – 5400 block of Orangethorpe Ave. – The caller reported a beer run from the location. The petty theft was confirmed. No prosecution was desired. A 38-year-old male subject was arrested for parole violation, an outstanding warrant, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
December 30, 2018
Prowler – 6:43 p.m. – 6800 block of Walker St. – The caller advised that a male subject was breaking into a business. The subject had no weapons and had possibly been drinking. Police detained and subsequently arrested a 32-year-old subject for prowling.
December 31, 2018
Suspicious Circumstances – 10:18 a.m. – 4500 block of La Palma Ave. – The caller reported that it sounded like someone was trying to break down the door. No suspect was seen. The area checked okay. There was no sign of a burglary or vandalism.
January 1, 2019
Vandalism Report – 2:42 p.m. – 5500 block of Orangethorpe Ave. – An employee reported that a male subject was in the restroom and left the area after graffiti was done. One subject arrested for vandalism.
Vandalism Report – 5:18 p.m. – 5600 block of Orangethorpe Ave. – The caller believed that she knew who may be responsible for putting a nail in her tire.
Vandalism Report – 10:33 p.m. – 8600 block of York Cir. – The caller advised that the vehicle had been keyed, possibly the previous night. No prosecution or report desired. Extra patrol checks requested.
January 2, 2019
Transients – 1:40 p.m. – 5500 block of Orangethorpe – Subjects who had been asked to leave the property were sitting on the wall behind the business.
Traffic Stop – 9:59 p.m. – Moody/South (Cerritos) – During a traffic stop and conducted a search of the vehicle. A 32-year-old male Buena Park resident was arrested for possession of controlled substances, driving without a license, and possession of drug paraphernalia.