The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Cypress 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 Cypress police blotter.
August 9, 2021
City-Wide Power Outage – 4:36 a.m. – The Edison power plant at Valley View and Ball caught fire causing a city wide power outage. Edison was on scene and it was unknown when the power will be restored. Numerous intersections were blacked out and stop signs were put in place by Public Works. Most of the morning was busy dealing with the power outage and traffic issues. No major incidents to report. There was an unusually high number of burglary alarms, probably due to power outages. As of 4 p.m., most intersections were powered up and operating properly.
Disturbance – 6:00 p.m. – 5600 block of Lincoln Ave. – Police responded to a disturbance at the location and arrested a male subject for possession of fentanyl and possession of methamphetamine.
August 10, 2021
Assist Other Agency – 8:32 p.m. – Katella/Kaylor – Cypress Police Officers assisted Los Alamitos with a failure to yield (traffic violations), through the cities of Los Alamitos and Long Beach, which lasted for 8.4 miles and was eventually cancelled.
Stolen Vehicle – 9:23 p.m. – 5800 block of Lincoln Ave. – An unknown suspect stole the victim’s vehicle, a 2006 Chevrolet. The incident occurred between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. There was no suspect information.
August 11, 2021
Vehicle Burglary – 7:16 a.m. – 6100 block of Orange Ave. – Occurred overnight, an unknown suspect gained entry to the victim’s vehicle via window smash and stole property. The loss was valued at $1070.00.
Arrest – 6:18 p.m. – 4300 block of Via Largo – Officers responded to the listed address regarding an embezzled vehicle that was sending a signal from the theft recovery system. The driver was identified and was found living at this address. The subject was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of a fake ID card, counterfeit state seal (counterfeit ID), and falsely impersonate another person.
August 12, 2021
Vehicle Burglary – 7:11 a.m. – 4900 block of Firenza – Sometime overnight, an unknown suspect stole bowling equipment from the victim’s unlocked vehicle.
Vehicle Burglary – 9:27 a.m. – 4800 block of Corso Dr. –0927 hours. 48XX Corso Dr. – Sometime overnight, an unknown suspect took the victim’s wallet from his unlocked vehicle.
August 13, 2021
Found Property – 8:05 a.m. – 6200 block of Mt. Ripley – While leaving for work, the resident found an unloaded .32 caliber revolver in the bushes in front of his house. The firearm was not reported stolen and had no registered owner. No stops/pursuits/crimes/etc. had been reported in the area by Cypress Police Department or Buena Park Police Department in the previous 24 hours. The firearm was recovered and a report taken.
Pedestrian Check – 9:28 a.m. – 5500 block of Camp St. – From a pedestrian check, a reported missing person was arrested for a warrant.
August 14, 2021
Attempt Catalytic Converter Theft – 12:39 p.m. – 6900 block of Molokai – Early this morning, an unknown suspect attempted to remove the catalytic converter from the victim’s Honda CRV. The suspect was unsuccessful, but caused damage to the vehicle rendered it unable to be driven.
Traffic Stop – 6:51 p.m. – 5800 block of Lincoln Ave. – From a traffic stop, a male subject was arrested for possession of heroin, drug paraphernalia, and destruction of evidence. A second male subject was placed under arrest for possession of heroin, drug paraphernalia, providing false ID, and outstanding warrants. A female subject was placed under arrest for possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and an outstanding warrant.
August 15, 2021
Assist Outside Agency – 10:39 a.m. – Undisclosed location – Riverside County Sheriff’s Department requested Cypress Police assistance in locating a stolen Range Rover that appeared to be parked according to vehicle GPS. The vehicle’s keys were taken from a gym locker and the vehicle was left unoccupied in the parking lot. After sitting on the vehicle for 90 minutes, officers conducted a check. Nobody was in possession of the keys. The vehicle was recovered and given back to the owner.
Vehicle Burglary – 6:08 p.m. – 5600 block of Orangewood Ave. – Between 3:25 p.m. and 4:20 p.m., an unknown suspect forced entry into the victim’s vehicle and stole golf clubs valued at approximately $1500.00.
Domestic Violence – 7:10 p.m. – 5200 block of Orange Ave. – Victim returned home from Hawaii and reported that her boyfriend caused visible injuries to her face after he head-butted her during an argument while attending a wedding. The victim returned home, while her boyfriend remained in Hawaii. A courtesy report was taken for Maui PD. An Emergency Protection Order was obtained, but not served.