Los Alamitos police blotter

Los Alamitos police blotter, December 28, 2018 to January 3, 2019

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 28, 2018

Petty Theft Report – 9:52 a.m. – 10000 block of Humbolt St. – The caller reported the loss of documents and other miscellaneous property from a possibly unlocked vehicle. There was no forced entry, no items that would hold good prints. Police checked a Ring doorbell camera, and it did not capture where the vehicle was parked. A neighbor had a camera pointed at spot where vehicle was parked. The resident would check all the footage and inform the victim if suspects were captured on surveillance. The victim was provided a log number and advised to contact the police if any workable suspect information was discovered.
Suspicious Subject – 4:56 p.m. – 12000 block of Seal Beach Blvd. (Seal Beach) – A Loss Prevention officer stated that a male subject removed tags from a gym bag and then put other items in the bag. The reporting party believed that the subject was going to leave without paying. The subject saw Loss Prevention and ran, leaving in a vehicle headed northbound on Seal Beach Blvd. Police located the vehicle at Bradbury and Pine and engaged in a foot pursuit. A caller advised that the suspect was on Reagan. Burglary confirmed and the merchandise was recovered. Police checked the area with the assistance of an airship. Police were unable to locate the subject.

December 29, 2018

Auto Tampering – 2:33 p.m. – 3800 block of Howard Ave. – An unknown subject reportedly loosened all the lug nuts on the tires of the reporting party’s vehicle, which was parked to the rear of the location. The reporting party did not have anything to substantiate someone has been tampering with her front driver side tire and was advised to have all lug nuts on her vehicle to be tightened. Extra patrol checks requested.
Disturbance (Subject) – 5:04 p.m. – 11000 block of Bunker Hill Dr. – A male subject who was renting a room from the caller was reportedly threatening to lock the caller out of his own house. Both parties were advised and one subject was advised on an outstanding warrant.

December 30, 2018

Hazard – 12:52 p.m. – Katella/Ticonderoga – A lamp post reportedly had wires exposed. SCE notified.

December 31, 2018

Vehicle Check – 9:53 a.m. – 3900 block of San Bonito Ave. – A male subject reportedly dropped off a boat on a trailer in front of the caller’s residence. The male was unknown to the area and the caller checked with the neighbors already. If everything checked okay, the caller requested that the boat be marked for 72 hours and checked for a permit between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m.
Transient – 1:52 p.m. – 11000 block of Los Alamitos Blvd. – A male transient in a wheelchair was possibly drunk and ran into a car in the parking lot. The caller wanted him advised regarding trespassing. The subject was contacted and advised.

January 1, 2019

Disturbance (Noise) – 9:33 a.m. – 4100 block of Farquhar Ave. – The caller advised that children in the apartment were screaming and that it had been going on since 6 a.m. Police made contact and determined that crime had occurred. The RP was upset because the three infant/toddler kids who live above her were too loud. The RP extensively counseled regarding the scenario. RP was referred to the landlord for possible solutions and also to the County of Orange for possible mediation and to apartment living advocacy groups for assistance. The RP wished to have mediation between the upstairs neighbor and herself while the police were present. The upstairs neighbor declined counseling with the RP and did not want contact with her because he felt she was confrontational and unreasonable. The upstairs neighbor wanted to avoid the RP to prevent conflict. The subject tries to keep his kids quite but they are toddlers. The subject’s wife stated the same and both were open to counseling by police. Both parties counseled.
Auto Theft Report – 9:58 p.m. – 3500 block of Farquhar Ave. – The caller reported an auto theft. Police were unable to locate the vehicle with local towing companies. The vehicle was found parked and undisturbed on the south side of Vons. RP though her ex-husband was involved somehow, but there was no evidence to suggest that. The RP was advised to call if her ex-husband was ever seen as he is a restrained person.

January 2, 2019

DUI – 8:45 a.m. – Cerritos/Walker (Cypress) – The caller reported that a vehicle traveling westbound on Cerritos almost hit other vehicles and kept hitting the curb. The vehicle stopped in the middle of the street before continuing westbound past Calle Lee. A traffic collision occurred at Cerritos/Los Alamitos Blvd. The driver of the vehicle had a child with him. A tow truck was requested. It was determined that the subject was not DUI; the driver was distracted by his child.

January 3, 2019

Medical Aid – 7:24 p.m. – 10000 block of Reagan St. – A subject was reportedly eating dinner when something got stuck in their throat and they couldn’t breathe. OCFA responded and determined that the subject was actually possibly suffering a heart attack. The subject was transported to the hospital.