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 17, 2019

Abandoned Vehicle – 2:10 p.m. – 10700 block of Chestnut St. – A vehicle was reportedly at the location for weeks, and the caller wanted it towed because it was scary-looking and upsets her kids. Unfounded.
Disturbance – 2:31 p.m. – 3600 block of Green Ave. – A male juvenile was reportedly throwing mud balls at passing vehicles. The subject as last seen running between two apartment complexes located next to the fire department. Police were unable to locate the subject.

May 18, 2019

Municipal Code Violation – 5:18 a.m. – 4200 block of Katella Ave. – The caller advised an ongoing problem with construction going on at the location starting at approximately 4:30 a.m. The caller advised that he had called several times and requested that they be cited. Police contacted painters, who were painting by brush the trim of the building. No loud noises were heard or observed. No heavy machinery was seen. This was the police’s first contact with the painters. Party advised and will comply.
Transient – 3:14 p.m. – 4000 block of Farquhar Ave. – The caller reported a subject at the baseball field possibly under the influence. The subject kept moving around on the bleachers, making kids nervous. Police were unable to locate the subject.

May 19, 2019

Suspicious Subject – 2:18 a.m. – 4200 block of Via Largo – An unknown subject reportedly jumped into the caller’s van. The caller asked the subject to get out and the subject refused. The subject was still in the van. Police ordered the subject out of the vehicle and took him into custody. Subject arrested for public intoxication.
Item Thrown At/From Vehicle – 7:34 p.m. – Katella/Ticonderoga – Three male subjects on bikes in the parking lot were reportedly throwing lemons at vehicles.

May 20, 2019

Counseling – 5:34 a.m. – 11200 block of Lexington Dr. – The reporting party reportedly located a makeshift target apparently being used for BB gun or pellet gun practice located int he storm channel. In a previous incident, the target was taken down. The reporting party checked again and there was now another target there and a note from the owner saying they wanted it back. Also located was a ladder leading to a residence. The target was being held for evidence by the Joint Forces Training Base. Counseled.
Hazard – 4:58 p.m. – 3800 block of Katella Ave. – An electrical wire was reportedly exposed and low hanging. It was determined that the lines were cable lines. The cable company was notified.

May 21, 2019

Vandalism – 4:58 a.m. – 3500 block of Cerritos Ave. – The reporting party reportedly interrupted three males trying to vandalize. Police determined that there was no vandalism. The subjects stuck a sex toy on the mascot. The janitors would remove it.

May 22, 2019

Counseling – 9:26 a.m. – 10800 block of Walnut St. – The reporting party appeared to have been scammed and sent money to an unknown female for cargo that was being shipped from China. The scammer kept requesting more money. The reporting party and boyfriend already sent $12,000 for shipping fees. Counseled.
Welfare Check – 4:46 p.m. – 605 Fwy./Katella – The reporting party was concerned due to the recent rain and water in the flood control channel.

May 23, 2019

Citizen Assist – 9:59 a.m. – 3500 block of Katella Ave. – The reporting party was counseled on an accident that occurred several weeks ago. The RP was advised to contact his insurance company. This incident was a civil matter occurring on private property.
Vandalism Report – 7:26 p.m. – 4100 block of Howard Ave. – The reporting party’s ex-boyfriend reportedly smashed the RP’s phone and hacked into her email account. There was no evidence to tie the subject to either crime. The reporting party was advised to seek a restraining order.