The Crime Logs

The Crime Log

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The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of significant reported crimes and other related activities occurring in the City of Los Alamitos. A vigilant and well-informed public begets fewer targets for criminals.
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In the City of Los Alamitos dial: 562-594-7232 for 24-Hour Service; 911 for emergency.
Note: Hundred blocks given in place of exact address.

Oct. 25
Howard Ave.
Spousal abuse – Los Al officers arrested Roy Parrino, 40, and charged him with inflicting injury on a spouse/cohabitant.

Oct. 27
Katella Ave.
Auto theft – Officers arrested Kathleen Marie Higashi, 38, and charged her with taking an auto without the owner’s consent/vehicle theft.

Oct. 28
Katella Ave.
Ammo possession – Los Alamitos police arrest James Paul Ates, 52, and charged him with possession of ammo by a person prohibited by law to do so.

Oct. 29
Los Al Blvd.
Parole violation – Officers arrested Joshua Kleaver, 34, and charged him with a parole violation.

Oct. 30
Reagan St.
Drug Paraphernalia – Los Al police arrested Melissa Marilyn Blair, 24, and charged her with possession of unlawful drug paraphernalia.

Nov. 1
Green Ave.
Stolen property – Police arrested Matthew Potts, 28, and charged him with receiving stolen property.

Oct. 28
11:44 p.m.
Denni & La Palma
Multiple violations – La Palma police arrested Dallas Rene Carver, 29, 12727 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, CA and charged her with possession of a controlled dangerous substance without prescription, bench warrant for failure to appear on misdemeanor charge and receiving known stolen property.

Oct. 31
7:25 a.m.
Centerpointe Dr.
DUI Alcohol – La Palma police arrested Derian Danzall Tasby, 31, 16502 Brighton Ave., Apt. 3, Gardena, and charged him with DUI Alcohol, hit and run PDO notification violation.

Nov. 2
3:41 p.m.
La Palma Ave.
Shoplifting – Police arrested Jalliah Lannice Jabril, 24, 1455 Lemon Ave., Long Beach and charged him with one count of shoplifting.

Nov. 2
5:28 p.m.
Amberwood Ave.
Family fight – A family member called for assistance after his wife had apparently been pushed down onto the concrete floor of their garage. Police were told the woman had been pushed onto the floor of the garage by her grandson and granddaughter. La Palma police said the parties were counseled, but there was no evidence of a crime.

Nov. 2
11:41 a.m.
Linda Lane
Brush with mom – La Palma police were called to investigate a potential assault and battery case after a mom apparently called police after her daughter threw a brush at her. The mother and daughter were counseled, and no arrests were made.

Nov. 3
4:10 p.m.
La Palma Ave.
Disruptive Juveniles – La Palma police were called to break up a group of apparent juveniles jumping up and down on a silver Jeep Wrangler. An investigation revealed the group were with each but the disturbance was broken up.

10:42 a.m.
Lincoln Ave.
Vehicle Burglary – Approximately 20 minutes prior to the call, an unknown suspect broke into the victim’s work truck and stole $500 worth of power tools.

Nov. 1
11:41 a.m.
Katella Ave.
Catalytic Converter Theft – Sometime on 10/28/21, an unknown suspect stole the catalytic converter from the victim’s vehicle.

Nov. 2
5:24 a.m.
Warrants & Paraphernalia – Both night and day shift officers responded to a vehicle burglary just occurred. An Officer located and stopped a suspicious vehicle leaving the area. From the vehicle stop, Jota Santana, 33, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia and a warrant, Marissa Soto, 27, for possession of drug paraphernalia, and Riccardo Ibarra, 39 for identity theft.

Nov. 2
6:32 a.m.
Vehicle Burglary – Approximately 45 minutes prior to the call, an unknown suspect broke into the victim’s vehicle via a window smashed and stole clothing and sunglasses.

Nov. 2
11:29 a.m.
Theft from a Vehicle – At approximately 5 a.m., an unknown suspect stole and used the victim’s truck key, which was left on the hood, and moved the vehicle from its parking space to Bloomfield and then stole the key, jackets and a cooler.

Nov. 2
8:08 a.m.
Warrant arrest – From a family disturbance call, Antonio Jesus Gallardo, 39, was arrested for a warrant.
Nov. 3
7:49 a.m.
Graffiti – Sometime overnight an unknown suspect wrote “Slicker FSK” on the alley wall in blue spray-paint.

Nov. 3
10:51 a.m.
Katella Ave.
Arrest – From a call for service, Officers arrested Jonathan Cortes, no age given, for a bench warrant.

Nov. 3
12:43 p. m.
Lincoln / Moody – Arrest – From a traffic stop, Officers arrested Alain Luna, no age given, for possession of prescribed medication without a script.

Nov. 3
7:25 p.m.
Lincoln Ave.
Petty Theft – The victim parked his work truck at location containing miscellaneous construction equipment in the bed.

Nov. 3
8:37 p.m.
Lincoln / Valley View
Warrant arrest – From a traffic stop, Officers arrested Juan Lugo for a misdemeanor warrant.

Nov. 4
5:43 a.m.
Willow St.
Stolen vehicle – The victim’s white Toyota was stolen just prior to the call for service and was last seenf moving towards Denni.

Nov. 4
12:56 p.m.
No license – From a traffic stop, officers arrested Sara Braden, no age given, for being unlicensed. The vehicle was parked at the scene.

Nov. 5
11:17 p.m.
Check fraud – From a bicycle stop, Officers arrested William Raubolt, 46, for check fraud.

The Crime Logs