La Palma police blotter

La Palma police blotter, October 24 to October 30, 2019

The items shown below are selected from the logs of the La Palma Police Department. The police blotter is not a comprehensive listing of police-related incidents in the city, and no inference of guilt is implied in showing any item in the La Palma police blotter.

October 24, 2019

Bike Stop – 11:15 p.m. – 7800 block of Valley View St. – During a bike stop, police conducted a search and arrested a 19-year-old Whittier resident for mail theft. The subject was transported to the hospital after complaining of shortness of breath.

October 25, 2019

Animal Call – 10:20 a.m. – Warren/Oak – A postal worker advised the police regarding a possible dog locked in a vehicle. Police counseled the dog’s owner and the dog was placed in the backyard.
Robbery Report – 6:21 p.m. – Moody/Malaga – The caller’s mother’s chain necklace was reportedly ripped off her neck. The necklace was located in the 5000 block of Malaga.

October 26, 2019

Assist Other Department – 5:05 a.m. – Walker/Camp (Cypress) – La Palma Police arrested with an incident involving robbery suspects, one of whom was reportedly armed with a knife. La Palma Police detained and took into custody one subject, while Cypress Police detained six outside the residence. The residence was searched.
Traffic Stop – 11:06 p.m. – Los Molinos/Valley View (Buena Park) – Police conducted a traffic stop on a subject and requested a Korean translator from a neighboring department. Following the traffic stop, police arrested a 49-year-old Cypress resident for misdemeanor DUI. The subject was released on cite and took an Uber.

October 27, 2019

Disturbance (Subject) – 10:47 a.m. – Moody/Crescent – The caller believed that a male subject was possibly under the influence of drugs. The subject was reportedly throwing rocks at wood posts near the railroad tracks.
Suspicious Subject – 2:05 p.m. – 5400 block of La Palma Ave. – The caller reported a male subject with a gas can was possibly looking for money. The caller advised that she did not see him approach anyone. Police located the subject filling up the gas can at the gas station. Checked okay.

October 28, 2019

Counseling – 5:47 p.m. – 8000 block of Redford Ln. – A resident reportedly received a text message from “La Palma Water & Power” saying that his bill was late and to pay now. The resident went to City Hall and confirmed that it was not an actual text from the City. No crime at this time.
Disturbance (Fight) – 5400 block of La Palma Ave. – A woman and a man were reportedly physically fighting, denting a vehicle on the passenger side. A 23-year-old female subject was arrested for spousal battery.

October 29, 2019

Citizen Assist – 6:28 p.m. – 5400 block of La Palma Ave. – An elderly female was reportedly unable to find her husband, who was last seen in a vehicle in the parking lot. Police contacted the female’s daughter, who advised that the male was at the residence and was sleeping and that the female suffers from confusion. Police contacted the male, who advised that he was in the garage and never left the residence with his wife.
Traffic Stop – 6:57 p.m. – Moody/Sandpiper – During a traffic stop, police confirmed that a 40-year-old Hawaiian Gardens resident had an outstanding felony warrant from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office. Police arrested the subject and searched the vehicle. The arrest offenses included unlawful account use, possession of drug paraphernalia, identity theft of more than ten victims, and forgery.

October 30, 2019

Traffic Stop – 7:58 a.m. – Moody/La Luna – Following a traffic stop, police cited a 37-year-old Westminster resident for driving on a suspended/revoked license. The vehicle was left legally parked.
Extra Patrol Checks – 8:20 a.m. – 8100 block of Moody St. – Two parents came to the station and requested to speak with the Watch Commander regarding issues on La Luna with students riding bicycles on the sidewalk, affecting parents walking their children to school, as well as students crossing La Luna when the area was heavily congested with traffic.