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.
September 2, 2021
Health & Safety – 2:06 p.m. – 5900 block of La Palma Ave. – A female subject reportedly pulled up next to the reporting party and was possibly smoking drugs. Buena Park Police responded to the incident and contacted the female. They also advised that a male subject might be outstanding. The female subject was arrested for possession of unlawful paraphernalia and vehicle theft.
September 3, 2021
Disturbance (Subject) – 3:42 a.m. – 7900 block of Walker St. – A patient was reportedly refusing to go into bed and would not go into restraints and was also reportedly stating that he would stab someone.
Medical Aid – 1:52 p.m. – 8200 block of Walker St. – A subject had suffered a possible seizure and was not conscious. When police arrived, the subject was conscious, alert, and breathing. Incident handled by Orange County Fire Authority.
Indecent Exposure – 3:05 p.m. – 8400 block of Moody St. – A female subject was reportedly cursing at students and exposing her breasts. Subject advised.
September 4, 2021
Disturbance (Family) – 8:26 a.m. – 5600 block of Orangethorpe Ave. – A subject was reportedly spraying air freshener at a female subject and attempted to push her. Both parties counseled. The mother did not desire prosecution.
Counseling – 11:41 p.m. – 8200 block of Somerdale Ln. – Three subjects exited a vehicle and stood in front of the residence and dropped eggs in the driveway. The caller advised that the house was recently egged. Incident report taken.
September 5, 2021
Vandalism Report – 10:25 a.m. – 5100 block of Ivywood Dr. – An unknown subject reportedly egged the caller’s son’s vehicles overnight. Report taken.
September 6, 2021
Theft by False Pretense – 5:05 p.m. – 5400 block of Marview Dr. – The reporting party was reportedly scammed into investing in cryptocurrency and was now being told that he had to pay additional fees to get the investment returned. Counseled.
Suspicious Vehicle – 7:46 p.m. – 8200 block of Santa Margarita Ln. – The caller reported a black Crown Victoria “undercover-type police car” parked in front of the residence. It was determined that that vehicle belonged to a neighbor.
September 7, 2021
Municipal Code Violation – 9:23 a.m. – 8500 block of Salisbury Ln. – A transient was reportedly going through the trash at the dumpster on Banbury at Salisbury. Police contacted the subject at Cypress Arnold Park. The subject, a 54-year-old male, was subsequently arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of unlawful paraphernalia, and a bench warrant for failure to appear on a misdemeanor charge. The subject was booked and then released on citation.
Counseling – 5:00 p.m. – 5100 block of Banbury Cir. – The reporting party requested to speak with an officer regarding their ex making false allegations and/or police reports. Counseled.
Reckless Driving – 6:30 p.m. – 7800 block of Walker St. – A go cart was reportedly doing donuts and racing back and forth in the underground parking lot. Police were unable to locate the go cart after a patrol check.
September 8, 2021
Found Property – 8:04 a.m. – 5400 block of Orangethorpe Ave. – A wallet was found at the location. The owner of the wallet was located and it was determined that the wallet was dropped and not stolen. The owner came to the station to pick up the wallet.
Petty Theft – 6:56 p.m. – 5900 block of La Palma Ave. – A subject was reportedly seen taking items from the business. Police located and contacted the subject. The reporting party positively identified the subject and desired prosecution. A 23-year-old subject was arrested for petty theft, possession of unlawful paraphernalia, and possession of controlled substance and was subsequently released on citation.