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.
November 25, 2021
Counseling – 8:13 a.m. – 7800 block of Norann Cir. – The caller requested to speak with an officer regarding a known female subject who collects recyclables from the trash. The female was seen entering his side yard through the side gate on Nov. 24. Counseled.
Illegal Peddling – 8:28 a.m. – 5400 block of Orangethorpe Ave. – A solicitor was reportedly bothering customers and begging for money. The reporting party asked the subject to leave and he refused. The RP did not recognize the subject to the area. Police detained the subject in cuffs and subsequently arrested the 45-year-old subject for failure to register as a sex offender and felony parole violation and other charges. The subject was transported to Orange County Jail.
November 26, 2021
Fire – 6:56 a.m. – 7300 block of Tiara Ln. – Flames were reportedly seen in a house to the rear of the reporting party. Police made contact with the resident and got her out of the house using a fire extinguisher. It was determined that the structure was not on fire, only plants and other items. The fire was handled by OCFA.
Petty Theft Report – 10:03 a.m. – 5900 block of La Palma Ave. – Two subject were reportedly putting items in bags and then left the store. The loss was diapers and Hallmark bags. Report taken.
November 27, 2021
Welfare Check – 1:54 p.m. – 4800 block of Donna Dr. – The caller reported finding a 90-year-old female subject wearing pajamas. She appeared to be lost and spoke only Spanish. The subject’s son was located and the subject was returned home.
Disturbance (Party) – 10:10 p.m. – 5200 block of Iberville Cir. – The caller advised that a party of subjects was possibly smoking drugs. Party advised and will comply.
November 28, 2021
Assist Other Department – 1:09 p.m. – 7792 Walker St. (La Palma Police Department) – A female subject in the lobby advised that her ex-boyfriend strangled her and his friend held a knife to her. They also stole miscellaneous property including a cell phone, Texas ID, and bank card. The female was advised to contact Buena Park Police for a report. The female left the lobby and Buena Park Police were unable to locate her.
Animal Call – 2:51 p.m. – 7900 block of Comstock Cir. – The reporting party was looking for his lost dog, a small white poodle with no collar. The dog was reportedly elderly and blind.
November 29, 2021
Suspicious Subject – 12:10 a.m. – 7700 block of Valley View St. – A male subject was reportedly fixing his bike in the caller’s space. Police subsequently arrested a male subject for a felony parole violation.
911 Hangup – 5:57 p.m. – 5500 block of Sprague Ave. (Cypress) – The reporting party was attempting to report a crime in the city of Temecula. A call was facilitated between the reporting party and the Temecula Police Department.
November 30, 2021
Welfare Check – 10:50 a.m. – Moody/Shirley – A male subject was reportedly laying on the sidewalk. Police contacted the subject, who checked okay and refused all resources such as shelter and medics.
Disturbance (Subject) – 11:47 p.m. – 7900 block of Walker St. – A patient was reportedly refusing to leave their dog outside while being admitted. Police determined that the dog was a service animal and the hospital could not legally refuse the animal. The hospital refused to treat the subject. A rideshare was requested for the subject.
December 1, 2021
Robbery – 6:46 a.m. – 5400 block of Orangethorpe Ave. – The business was reportedly robbed by a subject armed with a Taser. Police viewed the surveillance footage and determined that the subject touched the register barehanded. The store was shut down to obtain accurate DNA. The loss was $506.
Suspicious Circumstances – 6:14 p.m. – Thelma/Furman – A teen on a bicycle was reportedly shining a flashlight into vehicles. Police were unable to locate the subject and there was no sign of vehicle burglaries.