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.
June 24, 2021
Counseling – 9:24 a.m. – 7500 block of Anthony Cir. – The reporting party came to the station regarding concerns over the caller’s elderly mother and aunt driving with medical conditions. Counseled.
Patrol Check – 3:48 p.m. – 7400 block of Brian Ln. – The caller believed that a subject was possibly following an Amazon driver. It was unknown if there was a loss. The subject on a bicycle rode up on the caller’s driveway twice and then circled back. Police were unable to locate the subject.
June 25, 2021
Suspicious Subject – 1:14 a.m. – Centerpointe Dr. – The reporting party stated that he felt unsafe from his girlfriend’s coworkers, who were not on the scene. Assisted.
Suspicious Circumstances – 11:26 a.m. – Moody/Crescent – A suitcase was reportedly ziptied to a fire hydrant. Police were unable to locate the object. The reporting party advised that it was on Centralia past the creek. Lakewood LASO advised.
Counseling – 8:17 p.m. – 8100 block of Wickham Ln. – The caller requested counseling regarding the caller’s Instagram being hacked/duplicated. Counseled.
June 26, 2021
Burglary Report – 5:17 p.m. – 5200 block of Barcelona Cir. – The caller reportedly arrived at the house the previous night after having been gone a few and woke up and saw the backyard in a different condition, including dog feces. The caller believed that the home was possibly burglarized since she was last there. The incident was determined to be unfounded. The reporting party was advised to get security cameras.
June 27, 2021
Suspicious Subject – 7:39 a.m. – 5400 block of Orangethrope Ave. – Subjects were reportedly loitering in the area. One male subject was arrested for possession unlawful paraphernalia, a bench warrant for failure to appear on a felony charge, an outstanding felony warrant, and appropriation of lost property.
Suspicious Circumstances – 5:46 p.m. – 5100 block of Shirley Dr. – A subject was reportedly seen attempting to open vehicles, including the vehicle the reporting party was in. The subject was located in between traffic on Moody. Following a foot pursuit, the subject was detained at Moody and Shirley. The subject was arrested for obstruction and tampering with a vehicle.
June 28, 2021
Dead Animal – 6:21 a.m. – Walker/Byrne – An obliterated skunk was reported. A message was left for SEAACA.
Dead Animal – 7:46 a.m. – Walker/Fresca – Police notified SEAACA regarding a dead opossum.
Police Information – 11:00 a.m. – 6800 block of Walker St. – The company that owns a cell tower on the property would be taking measurements and flying a drone in the area for one hour.
Counseling – 11:18 a.m. – 7600 block of Cory Cir. – A subject reportedly moved the reporting party’s potted plants the preceding evening. The reporting party had surveillance footage. The reporting party was counseled. No crime. Suspicious circumstances only.
June 29, 2021
Traffic Stop – 1:29 p.m. – Moody/Windsong – During a traffic stop, police arrested for an outstanding misdemeanor warrant and possession of a controlled substance. A vehicle search was conducted and the driver was further cited for equipment violation.
Citizen Assist – 5:07 p.m. – Centerpointe Dr. – A female subject reportedly locked her dog in her vehicle with her car keys. Assisted.
June 30, 2021
Petty Theft Report – 11:37 a.m. – 4600 block of Amberwood Ave. –Petty Theft – 6:42 p.m. – 5900 block of La Palma Ave. – A subject reportedly stole merchandise from the business and was now at the bus stop. The loss was two portable batteries. The reporting party desired prosecution. Police detained the subject but did not locate any evidence of theft. The management requested that the subject be advised regarding trespassing. Field interview taken.
Disturbance (Fight) – 8:57 p.m. – 8200 block of Walker St. – A patient was reportedly involved in a fight and was hit in the face with a hydroflask.