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.

May 3, 2019

Civil Issued – 9:05 a.m. – 3600 block of Florista St. – The caller reportedly dropped off a bunch of donations at the location the day before. One box belonged to the caller’s wife and was donated by mistake, and the business was refusing to give the caller the box back. Assisted.
Suspicious Subject – 3:30 p.m. – 10700 block of Los Alamitos Blvd. –A male subject was reportedly attempting to return a stolen tool pouch. The subject was detained. The tool pouch was returned and the subject paid for other stolen property. The subject was advised regarding trespassing and left the location.

May 4, 2019

Counseling – 9:11 a.m. – 4300 block of Farquhar Ave. – The caller requested counseling regarding a private investigator across from the residence, recording the reporting party and her grandchildren for a worker’s compensation case. The caller was counseled as to the legalities of video recording in public places and no expectations of privacy.
Forgery Report – 11:39 a.m. – 3500 block of Faruqhar Ave. – The reporting party reportedly placed several checks to vendors in the mail slot in February and recently learned that none of the checks arrived at their intended recipients. The reporting party found a check was washed and the amount changed from $80.97 to $680.97. The reporting party already closed the account and no other loss was found. The bank would be returning money to the reporting party. The bank was unable to determined where the check was cashed. An event number was given.

May 5, 2019

Suspicious Occupied Vehicle – 9:06 p.m. – 5400 block of Katella Ave. – Two vehicles in the parking lot were reportedly chasing each other. Assisted.
Petty Theft Report – 10:58 p.m. – 4500 block of Lincoln Ave. (Cypress) – A suspect reportedly stole an item from the store and took off on a skateboard. Police contacted the clerk at the store, who was unaware of any thefts. The previous clerk did not advise of any thefts, either. It was unknown who the reporting party was. The clerk would call if any theft was discovered.

May 6, 2019

Suspicious Occupied Vehicle – 4:52 a.m. – Kempton/Paseo Bonita – A sports car was reportedly parked on Kempton with brake lights on for the last thirty-plus minutes. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
Suspicious Subject – 12:39 p.m. – 2900 block of Claremore Ln. – A subject reportedly arrived at the location and went inside with his girlfriend. Police responded to the location and detained a female subject at the front door. K-9 announcements were made. Gas was deployed into the attic, and the male subject surrendered. The subject was transported to the hospital for evaluation.

May 7, 2019

Auto Tampering Report – 1:24 p.m. – 10800 block of Bloomfield St. – The reporting party parked a vehicle, and it was towed. When the reporting party picked up the vehicle at the low yard, the catalytic converter was stolen. The reporting party was advised to contact Long Beach for a theft report or civil issue.
Disturbance (Juveniles) – 3:59 p.m. – 3600 block of Howard Ave. – Juveniles were reportedly throwing gallon bottles of water at vehicles. Police were unable to locate the subjects.

May 8, 2019

Illegal Peddler – 4:15 p.m. – 11700 block of Pine St. – A male subject was reportedly going door-to-door trying to sell alarm systems and was aggressive towards the reporting party. Unable to locate.
Counseling – 5:53 p.m. – 3800 block of Green Ave. – The reporting party believed that an ex-boyfriend left a bag with her pink underwear and a bar of soap. The RP did not see the subject. The RP was advised not to contact the ex-boyfriend or his mother and to call the police if the ex-boyfriend contacted her. Counseled.

May 9, 2019

Illegally Parked Vehicle – 7:52 a.m. – 3900 block of San Joaquin Ave. – The caller reported a vehicle parked at the location without a permit. Police contacted the reporting party, who was upset when police informed her that they could not cite the vehicle until 9 a.m. Police also explained that they would also have to issue citations to the five other parked vehicles that likewise didn’t have permits, including two vehicles that belonged to the reporting party.
Keep the Peace – 1:39 p.m. – 4700 block of Katella Ave. – The reporting party was advised of a proper eviction notice due to the subject setting residency over five years at the location. The reporting party was advised to give a subject written documentation regarding his termination.