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 30, 2021
Disturbance (Juveniles) – 3:31 p.m. – 5500 block of La Palma Ave. – A door was reportedly hit by a skateboard. No damage. Two juveniles were advised not to skateboard on the property.
Illegally Parked Vehicle – 9:53 p.m. – Marlin/Fresca – Police investigated a vehicle and conducted a search. There was a open door on a building near where the vehicle was parked. Buena Park was requested for assistance with a walkthrough. The building was subsequently locked and secured.
October 1, 2021
Disturbance (Subject) – 9:36 p.m. – 8400 block of El Pescador Ln. – The caller advised that the caller’s nephew was on his way to kill his daughter. There was an active court order. When police arrived, the subject was not at the location. There was damage to a vehicle at the residence. Report taken.
Assault/Battery Report – 10:16 p.m. – 7900 block of Walker St. – The victim advised that the was punched and kicked by four people. The victim disturbed a dog and the altercation occurred afterwards. Police located a large amount of blood and broken glass on the sidewalk. A clerk heard the commotion and saw the subject bleeding from the face but did not witness the altercation.
October 2, 2021
Suspicious Subject – 2:15 p.m. – La Palma/Valley View (Buena Park) – A male subject was reportedly taking a sword in and out of a sheath. Police contacted the subject, who was now at home. The subject was warned. It was further determined that the item was a pipe that was wrapped, not a sword.
Disturbance (Juveniles) – 7:32 p.m. – 7700 block of Valley View St. – The neighbor’s son reportedly pushed the caller’s son. No medical assistance was needed. Both parties counseled.
October 3, 2021
Walkaway – 5:12 a.m. – 7900 block of Walker St. – A female subject was reportedly given medication and walked away. Police located the female sitting on the curb in front of the gas station. The subject had taken chips and donuts. Police arrested the 44-year-old female for petty theft, possession of burglary tools, giving false ID to police, possession of unlawful paraphernalia, and possession of stolen property. The subject was transported back to the hospital. Report taken.
Citizen Assist – 7:54 a.m. – 8200 block of El Pescador Ln. – The reporting party requested assistance in turning off the water in the backyard. Unable to turn off the water. The reporting party would be contacting a handyman or emergency plumber.
October 4, 2021
Assault with a Deadly Weapon – 10:35 a.m. – 8900 block of Valley View St. – A subject reportedly threatened the reporting party with a hammer. The reporting party had video footage. Report taken.
Found Property – 2:46 p.m. – 7792 Walker St. (La Palma Police Department) – Orange County Fire Authority brought possible drugs and paraphernalia to the station. The items were collected from a vehicle they responded to at a motel in Buena Park regarding two subjects passed out in a vehicle. OCFA had contacted Buena Park Police, but BPPD was unable to respond due to many pending calls. BPPD advised LPPD to just book the items for destruction as they had no pending case against the subjects.
October 5, 2021
Citizen Assist – 2:24 p.m. – 7100 block of Caprice Cir. – The caller stated that drunk and wanted to turn himself in. The subject was transported to the hospital by ambulance.
Disturbance (Subject) – 9:38 p.m. – 8400 block of El Pescador Ln. – A subject was reportedly in his vehicle backed into the driveway, playing loud music from the vehicle. The reporting party wanted prosecution for violating a peaceful contact order from earlier in the day. Police made contact and arrested a 36-year-old male subject for vandalism and violation of a protective order.
October 6, 2021
Animal Call – 9:57 a.m. – 7800 block of Sunflower Ln. – Two coyotes were reportedly seen at the end of the cul-de-sac. The coyotes did not seem to be aggressive. SEAACA advised that they would not be responding and that coyotes were allowed to roam free. Police conducted an area check and were unable to locate the coyotes.
Patrol Check – 1:50 p.m. – 5300 block of La Palma Ave. – A fruit vendor was reportedly blocking the sidewalk. Police performed a check and determined that there was adequate space to go by the vendor.