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.

January 25, 2019

Fraud Report – 1:35 p.m. – 10000 block of Los Alamitos Blvd. – The caller reported that fraudulent cards were used to rent three rooms. The name on the card matched the ID provided by the renter. The caller believed that they were fraudulent cards because of prior incidents where subjects booked rooms using fraudulent credit cards. Due to the dollar amount of the rooms, the caller did not desire a report or prosecution.
Illegally Parked Vehicle – 1:38 p.m. – 5000 block of Apollo Cir. – Construction trucks were reportedly blocking the roadway. The caller stated that he asked them to move to the side, but they ignored him. Police contacted a construction worker, who gladly moved the truck.

January 26, 2019

Disturbance (Subject) – 10:12 a.m. – Los Alamitos/Farquhar – The caller thought that a subject and a teen on a skateboard were about to fight. The caller heard them yelling and gesturing to each other. Police contacted the subjects and determined that this was a verbal disturbance over a road rage incident.
Reckless Driver – 9:49 p.m. – 5000 block of Antietam Ave. – The caller reported that two subjects were yelling profanities while going up on lawns in a golf cart. Police were unable to locate the subjects.

January 27, 2019

Traffic Hazard – 1:55 p.m. – Ball/Kaylor – Edison was reportedly working without cones, causing a traffic hazard. Checked okay.
Disturbance (Family) – 6:47 p.m. – 2900 block of Claremore Ave. – The caller reported a disturbance between husband and wife, with the female screaming from the balcony for help. The caller advised that they were new to the complex but the female was stating the male cheated on her. Police determined that the disturbance was verbal only. One party left for the night.

January 28, 2019

Counseling – 10:31 a.m. – 4700 block of Katella Ave. – The caller reportedly located open Amazon boxes belonging to an address off Howard. The boxes had been illegally dumped in the dumpster. Police determined that the address was vacant.
Counseling – 1:30 p.m. – 3700 block of Cerritos Ave. – The caller requested counseling regarding an ongoing issue with damage and theft from the caller’s storage unit.
Area Check – 1:53 p.m. – 200 block of Surfside Ave. (Surfside) – Immigration and the Coast Guard were reportedly en route to the location for a boat that came ashore with approximately 13 subjects. Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to search for subjects. Boats in the area were checked. Homeland Security responded with a Mandarin Chinese translator. An airship checked the area. Multiple subjects were detained. Assisted.

January 29, 2019

Traffic Stop – 9:59 a.m. – Los Alamitos/Cerritos – During a traffic stop, police arrested a subject for a felony warrant for welfare fraud.

January 30, 2019

Disturbance (Fight) – 12:50 p.m. – 10000 block of Oak St. – Three subjects were reportedly detained after a mutual combat.
Fraud Report – 3:48 p.m. – 10000 block of Los Alamitos Blvd. – The caller stated that she placed a check in the mail in the amount of $1739.86 in the mail with her local postal carrier on December 20, 2018. Several
weeks later she learned that the vendor, PEP, never received the check and her account was delinquent. RP contacted her bank and learned the check was cashed and cleared her bank on December 28, 2018. She obtained a copy of the check and found there was no endorsement other than a stamp on the back of the check that was illegible. The copy of the check did not appear to be altered and RP did not give anyone other than PEP permission to cash the check.

January 31, 2019

Disturbance (Family) – 9:48 a.m. – 3300 block of Katella Ave. – A male subject stated that the mother of his child assaulted him. The subject reportedly slapped him. Medics declined. Subject arrested for domestic battery.
Animal Welfare Check – 11:01 p.m. – 3700 block of Howard Ave. – The caller had reportedly been hearing a snapping sound and then a bark or growl possibly coming from a dog. The caller was concerned for possible animal abuse. Police made contact and determined that the dog at that address appeared to be in good health. The dog did not make any noise until the responding officer knocked on the door. No other sounds were heard in the area.