Passenger Throws Fit When Told Party of 7 Can't Fit in Taxi

Also in recent crime calls, someone steals a stroller, diapers and baby wipes.

These reports were culled from the Seal Beach Police Department's latest Crime Log.


01/23/2013 — 6:51 p.m. — 405 Freeway and Seal Beach Boulevard — A silver van and a blue Jetta collided on the overpass. One of the passengers was disoriented and complained of pain. The vehicles were facing northbound in the center emergency lane.


01/24/2013 — 1:17 p.m. — Main Street — Seven people tried to overfill a taxi. When the driver asked them to exit, one of them became verbally abuse and started yelling. The other people exited the taxi with no issues. The angry person remained outside, yelling and whistling. Officers tried to detain the person on suspicion of being drunk in public. The person pulled away from officers and was then detained, handcuffed and placed in a vehicle because of the rain. The subject was released to a sober party and advised that he or she had been disturbing the peace.


01/24/2013 — 1:19 p.m. — Lampson Avenue — A suspect charged $4,000 to a caller's credit card in Long Beach. The caller also said cash and other cards had been stolen from his or her wallet.


01/24/2013 — 1:45 p.m. — Pacific Coast Highway — A man reached into a women's purse and tried to steal her wallet. When the woman saw what the man was doing, he ran out of the store. The man was described as male in his late twenties with a slim build, wearing a jacket and blue jeans. He was last seen in a red Dodge Charger with a white plate with red lettering.


01/24/2013 — 3:03 p.m. — Seal Beach Boulevard —A stroller, diapers and baby wipes, valued at $244, were reported stolen. 

Editor's Note: Not all facts in each report are made public; the outcome of the report may differ from the original blotter item. There should be no assumption of guilt based on this limited information.

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Martin Henderson (Editor) January 31, 2013 at 09:39 PM
They can fit 21 clowns in a taxi but they can't fit seven people? That doesn't seem right. :-)


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