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 26, 2019

Disturbance (Subject) – 3:28 a.m. – 3500 block of Farquhar Ave. – The caller’s uncle’s neighbor reportedly poked a hole in the caller’s vehicle’s tire. It was unknown why he did this as there were no recent disagreements or incidents. He did it the other day to the caller’s uncle’s vehicle. Report taken.
Traffic Hazard – 9:09 a.m. – Katella/Bloomfield – A metal plate was reportedly coming out of the ground and causing a traffic hazard. Public Works was requested to respond to make the plate more safe.
Counseling – 5:33 p.m. – 3700 block of Katella Ave. – The reporting party, a nurse’s assistant, reported being punched in the shoulder three times by a male nurse. When she addressed it with him, he said it was horseplay and meant no harm to her. He apologized and asked for forgiveness. The reporting party did not want him arrested or for him to lose his job; she was more interested in having her medical bills paid for (addressing anxiety caused by the incident) and for him to pay for her pain and suffering. Police explained to the RP that would be handled through civil court. The RP also did not want to work in the same environment with the subject any more. She was advised to address with the employer, and if that did not work to seek a civil restraining order. RP was satisfied with the option presented to her and was non-desirous of any criminal proceedings.

July 27, 2019

Pedestrian Check – 11:24 p.m. – 11400 block of Los Alamitos Blvd. – Police contacted three juveniles who were out walking around en route to one of their homes. All three subjects were in dark clothing, two with backpacks. All three juveniles were released to their parents.

July 28, 2019

Incident Report – 6:05 p.m. – 3700 block of Howard Ave. – A tree reportedly fell on the caller’s vehicle, with damage to the hood and side. Public Works was requested to respond to move the branch. Report taken.

July 29, 2019

Disturbance (Subject) – 11:06 a.m. – 11000 block of Winners Cir. – Two subjects reportedly in an argument and throwing things. Police were unable to locate the subjects.
Suspicious Subject – 12:14 p.m. – 5100 block of Katella Ave. – A male subject was reportedly outside with needles and razor blades and acting suspiciously. Checked okay.

July 30, 2019

Reckless Driver – 9:47 a.m. – 12400 block of Seal Beach Blvd. (Seal Beach) – A male driver in a large Ford Explorer with only a driver’s side mirror reportedly cut off the reporting party in a turn. Police contacted the driver and issued a DMV 310. The driver was cited and the vehicle left parked.
Counseling – 2:37 p.m. – 5000 block of Antietam Ave. – The reporting party wanted to notify police that there were suspicious subjects parking their vehicles near his house and were associated with selling narcotics to his daughter. The reporting party stated that there were also men throwing random items into his backyard that could possibly be drugs. The reporting party wanted to know what to do with drugs that he finds in his house and he was advised to dispose of them himself or to contact the police to retrieve them for destruction.

July 31, 2019

Foot Patrol – 6:01 p.m. – 10800 block of Pine St. – Public Works reported that a City trashcan was missing from Seroptomist Park and but that it was seen on the driveway of of the location behind the gate. Police attempted to make contact with the resident via phone with negative results. Police made entry to the property through unlocked gate at rear of property. Police attempted a knock and talk but met with negative results. Police removed the City trashcan and placed back at Seroptomist Park. Police left a business card with a log number.

August 1, 2019

Counseling – 12:40 p.m. – 3700 block of Toland Ave. – The reporting party was concerned regarding her neighbor across the street who had reportedly been acting strangely lately. The subject threw a flower on her car and stared at her as she walked into her home. Once she got inside, he sped off in his vehicle. The reporting party stated that the subject’s actions had become increasingly worrisome and many of the neighbors were afraid of him. The reporting party was advised to call the police immediately if she encountered him in an uncomfortable situation, and she should contact the court regarding the possibility of obtaining a restraining order.
Welfare Check – 5:10 p.m. – 4400 block of Katella Ave. – The caller reported a female subject hunched over and looking hot in a vehicle with the driver door partially open. OCFA responded and requested police cancel their response as the subject was determined to be someone eating dinner.