La Palma police blotter, October 29 to November 4, 2020

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 29, 2020

Citizen Assist – 12:12 p.m. – 7792 Walker St. (La Palma Police Department) – The reporting party requested to speak with an officer regarding bike lanes and motorized scooters. Counseled.
Transient – 12:53 p.m. – 5100 block of Orangethorpe Ave. – A possibly homeless subject was reportedly living in front of the business. Police contacted the subject, who was picking up his belongings. The subject was offered City Net services several times and refused. The subject was warned regarding trespassing at the location.

October 30, 2020

Counseling – 6:19 p.m. – 5600 block of Orangethorpe Ave. – The caller advised that she had outdoor plants that are repeatedly being kicked over. The caller had moved the plants into an outdoor patio and the plants had again been kicked over. The patio was in a fenced-in area that was not secured. The caller was counseled. The plant was possibly being knocked over by an animal and the caller was recommended to get a surveillance camera if she wanted to capture future incidents on camera. There was no damage, only dirt knocked over.
Health and Safety – 7:18 p.m. – 7700 block of Valley View St. – The caller believed that two female juveniles approximately 17 years old were smoking drugs outside the apartment. Police observed no drug activity. Party advised and will comply.

October 31, 2020

Assist Other Department – 2:42 p.m. – 7800 block of Walker St. – The Drive-Thru Halloween Grand Prix was starting early as vehicles were backed up to La Palma on Walker St.
Medical Aid – 10:16 p.m. – 5000 block of Cadiz Cir. – The caller’s wife reportedly fell down approximately 13 stairs. The female was breathing but disoriented and not verbally responding. OCFA responded and the female was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

November 1, 2020

Animal Call – 12:23 p.m. – 8400 block of Meadowlark Ln. (City Yard) – A medium-sized dog, possibly a Labrador mix, was found in front of the City Yard gate. SEAACA was notified by phone and would be dispatching an officer as soon as possible.
Pedestrian Check – 9:55 p.m. – Orangethorpe/Coyote Creek – Police contacted a subject who showed a no bail warrant out of LA County Probation. By phone, Probation advised that the warrant was recalled on October 27. The subject was cited and released in the field for possession of drug paraphernalia.

November 2, 2020

Suspicious Circumstances – 8:18 p.m. – 5500 block of La Palma Ave. – The caller observed what looked like a body hanging out of the trash can behind the location. It was unknown if it was a prank or an actual person. Police located an infant’s spider costume in the trash can. The spider costume was placed further into the trash can.
Vehicle Burglary Report – 11:43 p.m. – 8000 block of De Vries Ln. – The caller reportedly observed three male subjects take items from her father’s vehicle parked next to the house. Police confirmed that the point of entry was a window smash on the driver’s side of the vehicle. The loss was plumbing hand tools. Report taken.

November 3, 2020

Grand Theft Report – 9:28 a.m. – 5200 block of Bransford Dr. – The Post Office reportedly claimed that a package was delivered to the residence and signed for. The reporting party checked surveillance, which showed that the package was no delivered to the residence. The loss was valued at $1300. Report taken.
Petty Theft – 2:29 p.m. – 5900 block of La Palma Ave. – A male subject reportedly stole perfume. A loss was confirmed. Police were unable to locate the subject. Report taken.

November 4, 2020

Counseling – 8:08 a.m. – 5900 block of La Palma Ave. – The caller requested counseling regarding a delivery driver who makes the caller feel uncomfortable. Assisted. The caller would attempt to obtain a restraining order.
Burglary Report – 12:28 p.m. – 7800 block of Kelly Cir. – Xanax and $200 were reportedly stolen while a Realtor was showing a home. The reporting party had the Realtor information and information on the family who viewed the residence. Report taken.
Found Property – 8:55 p.m. – Del Amo Blvd./Coyote Creek – A brown paper bag with red evidence tape was reportedly found in Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department jurisdiction. LASO advised.