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.
May 14, 2020
Counseling – 10:23 a.m. – 5000 block of La Palma Ave. – The caller advised that drugs had been found on a table outside of the business and the caller believed that unknown subjects were possibly urinating/defecating in the dumpster overnight. Extra patrol checks requested.
Medical Aid – 2:29 p.m. – 4700 block of Sharon Dr. – A subject was reportedly being irrational and told the caregiver to leave. The caller advised that the subject needed medication and requested that OCFA respond. Assisted.
May 15, 2020
Transient – 2:23 p.m. – 7800 block of Valley View St. – A transient was reportedly seen near the business. The subject caused a disturbance the previous week but hadn’t done anything today. Police contacted the reporting party. No crime at this time and the subject refused to talk with police.
Pedestrian Check – 9:46 p.m. – Centerpointe – A subject with an open container was uncooperative with police and ditched the beer while walking away from police. Party advised and will comply.
May 16, 2020
Welfare Check – 5:04 p.m. – 4600 block of La Palma Ave. – A vehicle occupied by an elderly male was reportedly not on fire but had a large amount of smoke. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
May 17, 2020
Public Works Information – 1:29 p.m. – 7400 block of Brian Ln. – A possible water break was reported and it appeared that the resident was not home. Police determined that everything checked okay and the pool was being emptied.
Welfare Check – 4:58 p.m. – 4700 block of Sharon Dr. – The caller was a neighbor that takes food to an elderly couple. The female stated that there were two subjects inside the residence that she didn’t know, but the caller was not sure if this statement was valid. Police made contact and both residents were not sure if they rented rooms to a female subject and were extremely confused.
May 18, 2020
Suspicious Subject – 7:05 p.m. – 8100 block of Dawn Cir. – A male subject was seen through a doorbell camera asking for the caller, the caller’s wife, and the caller’s daughter and stated that he would be back in thirty minutes. The same subject was observed earlier on a white scooter and holding an iPad.
Patrol Check – 7:30 p.m. – 8100 block of Dawn Cir. – Police contacted the subject of the previous call and determined that the subject was going door to door to sell solar power.
May 19, 2020
Fraud/Forgery Report – 3:07 p.m. – 5300 block of Montclair Cir. – The reporting party was notified by phone messages that a loan application was in process. The RP contacted the credit company and was informed that an open loan was in process with Green Line Loans. The RP contacted the loan company and entired that the loan was not processed.
Petty Theft Report – 6:03 p.m. – 7300 block of Tiara Ln. – The caller reported property stolen from a vehicle. The loss included sunglasses, an emergency kit, and a solar water heater. No prosecution or report desired.
May 20, 2020
Counseling – 9:22 a.m. – 4700 block of Sharon Dr. – The caller requested counseling regarding a possible stolen vehicle. The caller stated that the unknown vehicle was possibly stolen by his brother. The subject stated that the vehicle was registered in his parents’ name and that it was towed to Laguna Hills to be repaired and sold at the request of the parents since it was currently inoperable. The vehicle was confirmed to not be stolen. All parties were counseled.
Counseling – 9:55 a.m. – 7700 block of Valley View St. – The caller’s ex-boyfriend was threatening to move the caller’s belongings out of the home. The caller was not at the location. Counseled. The caller gathered the belongings and left.
Animal Call – 2:39 p.m. – 5800 block of Crocus Cr. – The reporting party’s 9-year-old Yorkshire terrier went messing, and the caller believed that an Amazon driver found the dog but was unable to locate the reporting party. The dog did not have a collar and it was unknown if the dog was microchipped. The reporting party contacted Amazon but was unable to obtain details of the driver. Amazon reported that the driver surrendered the dog to a shelter. The reporting party was provided information to contact SEAACA.