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.
July 1, 2021
Disturbance (Subject) – 8:46 p.m. – 5400 block of La Palma Ave. – A subject in the women’s restroom was reportedly cussing at a store employee. Police contacted the subject, who was warned regarding outstanding warrants and advised for trespassing for the business.
July 2, 2021
Citizen Assist – 5:56 p.m. – 8000 block of Louise Ln. – The caller requested assistance regarding a restraining order. Both parties and several children were at the location. The male half was served. Assisted.
Petty Theft – 6:41 p.m. – 5900 block of La Palma Ave. – A subject reportedly stole two boxes of water floss picks. The reporting party desired prosecution. The subject was gone on the arrival of police. Report taken.
July 3, 2021
Medical Aid – 11:50 a.m. – 7400 block of Brian Ln. – OCFA was en route to the location regarding a female subject choking. OCFA provided life-saving measures and the subject was transported to the hospital.
Vandalism Report – 7:23 p.m. – 7821 Walker St. (La Palma Recreation Center) – The caller reported graffiti in the main playground. Police made contact with the reporting party and conducted a patrol check of the area. Report taken.
July 4, 2021
Petty Theft Report – 11:09 a.m. – 5800 block of Warwick Cir. – Property was reportedly stolen from an unlocked vehicle overnight on April 14, 2021. The incident was caught on a Ring Cam. The reporting party was contacted by the Sheriff’s Department, who advised that they located a subject in possession of her ID.
Stray Animal – 9:55 p.m. – Douglas/Conifer – The caller reported a large snake in the middle of hte road. The resident was advised to contact SEAACA and requested that officers respond. Police confirmed the presence of the snake and requested taht SEAACA respond. The snake was impounded and released to SEAACA.
July 5, 2021
Suspicious Circumstances – 11:03 a.m. – 4900 block of La Palma Ave. – A female advised that she was being followed by a vehicle. Police located a female walking around in a parking lot in a yellow sun dress approaching multiple people. When the officer approached her and asked if she needed help, she turned around and walked away. Police were unable to confirm that this was the reporting party or locate the blue sedan.
Citizen Assist – 7:22 p.m. – 7792 Walker St. (La Palma Police Department) – The reporting party requested assistance with locating services for therapy. Counseled.
July 6, 2021
Traffic Stop – 10:56 a.m. – 5400 block of La Palma Ave. – During a traffic stop, OCFA was requested for a passenger complaining of chest pain. A female subject was transported to the hospital. Police arrested a 57-year-old male subject for possession of unlawful paraphernalia. A 56-year-old female subject was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.
Area Check – 11:24 a.m. – 5500 block of La Palma Ave. – The caller reported a Sheriff’s vehicle in the parking lot. The caller advised that it was suspicious because the rear hatch was opened and a female and a male were sitting in the back in civilian clothes. Police responded and contacted a deputy in full uniform. Checked okay.
Robbery Report – 1:32 p.m. – 5900 block of La Palma Ave. – The caller advised that his mother was a victim of a purse snatch about fifteen minutes prior. The victim was pushed to the floor and complains of arm pain but refused medic. The victim had since returned to her residence in Lakewood. The caller advised that he and his mother would come to the La Palma Police Department to file a report. No surveillance was available. Cypress Police responded for translation. Report taken.
July 7, 2021
Incident Report – 6:34 p.m. – 5800 block of Crocus Cir. – The caller requested to speak to speak with an officer to file a report regarding the theft of a dog valued at $450. The caller was explained the statute of limitations and it had been over one year since the theft occurred. Counseled. No report taken.
Abandoned Vehicle – 11:04 p.m. – Houston/Chartres – A vehicle had reportedly been abandoned and parked at the location for two days. The plate was now entered as stolen. Buena Park Police stated that the victim reported it as missing on that day and had not seen his vehicle since July 4. There was no video surveillance and no suspect information. Report taken.