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.

July 19, 2019

Transient – 7:20 a.m. – 10800 block of Cherry St. – A female transient was reportedly showering in the men’s downstairs restroom. Police contacted a local transient. She was advised of being on private property and left the area.
Counseling – 11:28 a.m. – 5000 block of Howard Ave. – The reporting party requested counseling regarding an ex-boyfriend using the RP’s credit card. The RP stated that the subject used a Starbucks app in the city of Azusa. The RP had given permission prior. The RP was told to contact the credit card company and a log item was issued.

July 20, 2019

Public Works Information – 8:58 a.m. – Katella/Winners – A Winners Circle street sign was reportedly hanging on by one bracket. Los Alamitos Public Works advised that the sign was on the Cypress side and the sign says City of Cypress. Message delivered to Cypress Public Works on-call.
Auto Theft Report – 3:05 p.m. – 11100 block of Bloomfield St. – The reporting party advised he and a mechanic shop agreed to repair a broken window at a shop in Garden Grove. RP contacted the shop and the mechanic hung up the phone several times. RP went to the shop but was unable to locate his vehicle. As the incident occurred in Garden Grove, the RP was advised to contact the police department in that city. Counseled.

July 21, 2019

Abandoned Vehicle – 6:33 p.m. – 4300 block of Howard Ave. – The manager of a property on Green said that the vehicle had been sitting abandoned for 7 years and stated that rats have been nesting under the hood and coming onto the property. Vehicle is registered to 43 Howard Avenue. Police contacted the resident, who was not receptive to moving the vehicle and stated that it would cost more to move it than the vehicle is worth and the expense is why he has not moved the vehicle. The subject stated that his godmother was the registered owner. The subject would be open to signing over the car to a company that would take it for free, but as he was not the RO he would have to talk it over with his godmother. Provided log number for and police informed him they would be contacting Code Enforcement since vehicle was reported as a nuisance. Police contacted a towing company, and they were willing to tow the vehicle away for free if the RO had the pink slip. Contacted the subject and informed him they were willing to take the car. The subject had not contacted his godmother, and stated he did not intend to make a decision today and said the responding officer was trying to take away personal property that he intended to keep. Police informed him that they was attempting to solve the problem for both parties as he stated the expense of towing the car was the problem and the reporting party considered the car a nuisance. It now appeared that the subject desired to keep the vehicle and does not want it towed.
Disturbance (Party) – 11:14 p.m. – 11000 block of Noel St. – Police advised the party to keep the noise down. Four to five subjects were reportedly in the backyard that was surrounded by other apartments. The subject was upset that police addressed her from the staircase next door as they were tracking the noise. The subject wanted to talk at the front door instead. Police advised subject at the front door to keep the noise down as people had to sleep for work in the morning.

July 22, 2019

Auto Theft Report – 11:36 a.m. – 11100 block of Bloomfield St. – The caller reportedly gave the keys of the vehicle to a subject on July 17. The subject claimed to work for a repair garage at Harbor/Chapman in Garden Grove, however caller has since found out that the garage does not exist.
Counseling – 5:21 p.m. – 10500 block of Los Alamitos Blvd. – The caller requested counseling regarding picking up property from his ex’s house. Police spoke with the caller and provided information and guidance about previous calls out to his residence. The caller was advised to take information regarding his ex and handle the issue civilly in court.

July 23, 2019

Illegally Parked Vehicle – 2:33 p.m. – Humbolt/San Joaquin – A white truck with a large boat on a trailer reportedly blocked the visibility of oncoming traffic and did not have a permit. Citation issued.
Auto Theft Report – 2:49 p.m. – 10800 block of Oak St. – The caller reported the theft of a black 2009 Dodge Challenger between 12:15 p.m. and the time of the call. Police determined that the vehicle had been repossessed.

July 24, 2019

Animal Information – 9:03 a.m. – 5100 block of Antietam Ave. – A beehive reportedly fell out of a tree mid-block between Siboney and Mindora, and the bees were swarming in the street. Police determined that the bees were not swarming that badly but confirmed that the beehive was on the ground. Bee keepers were responding.
Illegally Parked Vehicle – 10:48 a.m. – Sausalito/Walnut – A food truck was reportedly blocking westbound lanes of traffic in front of the construction site. Police spoke to the food truck operator and the construction representative about finding another place for the food truck to park in the future. The vehicle was moved.

July 25, 2019

Disturbance (Subject) – 11:34 a.m. – 10800 block of Reagan St. – An unruly client was reportedly being discharged gut was refusing to leave. The female reportedly uses marijuana but was not under the influence. Female subject arrested on an outstanding felony warrant for probation violation out of Georgia.
Counseling – 11:38 a.m. – 10700 block of Bloomfield St. – The reporting party called regarding an argument between two employees that occurred two days prior. One employee reportedly felt threatened by a message received after the argument. The employee who sent the message was not at work that day. The threat was made to a third party and did not rise to a level of being criminal. The subject told the supervisor that he was upset with another supervisor and that he wanted to do “something” to her home. The subject was a temporary employee and the company would not be having him back at their business. Counseled.