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.

March 22, 2019

Petty Theft Report – 8:36 a.m. – 11000 block of Cherry St. – The victim stated that his son’s medication injectable device (valued at $300-400) was delivered from the company to the home on Feb. 22, but the package was never received. There were no cameras or suspect information. Log item issued.
Counseling – 2:53 p.m. – 11000 block of Essex Dr. – A former employee was reportedly using the reporting party’s business name to acquire business. The reporting party was counseled and advised to contact the California Contractor’s Licensing Board to follow up with the other party using the business name. Contact was made with the other party, who stated that he would be refraining from using the reporting party’s business name. Police advised the reporting party of the contact via email.

March 23, 2019

Vicious Animal – 9:01 a.m. – 10000 block of Walnut St. – The caller was reportedly unable to get into her residence due to the neighbor’s dog off-leash blocking the entrance. The caller stated that this was an ongoing problem with the neighbor’s dog. Police contacted the neighbor and advised her to keep the dogs on a leash. The subject was advised regarding the municipal code and to keep her doors shut.
Found Property – 2:38 p.m. – 10000 block of Walnut St. – The caller reportedly found a bow in front of her residence that morning. Assisted.

March 24, 2019

Grand Theft Report – 11:47 a.m. – 3800 block of Farquhar Ave. – A washing machine for the complex was reportedly taken overnight. Report taken.
Petty Theft – 1:59 p.m. – 12000 block of Seal Beach Blvd. (Seal Beach) – A female subject reportedly left the store with a cart full of items. The loss included clothing, sodas, and Monster energy drinks. Police conducted a traffic stop on the subject’s vehicle. The subject was positively identified in the field and was arrested for petty theft.

March 25, 2019

Auto Theft – 5:24 a.m. – Katella/Noel – The registered owner was reportedly getting donuts and his car was taken. A possible female suspect was identified and Torrance Police were requested to respond to her residence to see if the vehicle was there. Torrance Police were unable to locate the vehicle. The vehicle was later located by the Rosewood Police, who notified the registered owner.
Transient – 7:56 p.m. – 10000 block of Los Alamitos Blvd. – A male subject reportedly had his pants around his ankles. Police contacted a subject and requested paramedics to respond. The subject was transported to the hospital.

March 26, 2019

Reckless Driver – 3:43 p.m. – Katellla/Siboney – A subject was reportedly weaving in and out of traffic and passing people from the turn lane. Police were unable to locate the subject.
Counseling – 7:43 p.m. – 3201 Katella Ave. (Los Alamitos Police Department) – The reporting party was an Uber driver and someone left keys in his car. The female was now stating that she was going to file a report against the RP for not returning her keys. It was unknown where the female lived. The RP wanted to leave the keys at Will Call in order to facilitate the return of the keys to the owner, who would pick them up during normal business hours.

March 27, 2019

Auto Theft Report – 1:23 a.m. – 3700 block of Katella Ave. – The caller reportedly came in to perform a surgery at 10 p.m. and parked in the lot off of Katella and now the vehicle was gone. The caller had contacted the local towing companies and they said that they did not have the vehicle. The vehicle was determined to be misparked and was located.
Disturbance (Juveniles) – 1:27 p.m. – 11000 block of Los Alamitos Blvd. – Several juveniles on skateboards were reportedly knocking down trashcans to the rear of the location. The caller asked them to leave and they refused.
Burglary Report – 5:00 p.m. – 10000 block of Kaylor Ave. – Police were contacted by a homeowner who showed home surveillance of two subjects who entered his side gate and prowled through his backyard. The female subject attempted to open the sliding screen door. Both subjects then went through the garbage bins and took a package of expired spaghetti noodles. No report was desired. Extra patrol checks requested.

March 28, 2019

Identity Theft – 4:47 p.m. – 4300 block of Howard Ave. – The caller reportedly had three of her food delivery apps hacked for a total loss of approximately $155. The caller contacted her debit card provider and disputed the charges. Police provided the caller with a log number for any fraud disputes. The phone number used was VoIP from New York. The food was delivered in Florida. There was nothing to investigate locally.