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Blotter: The Case of the Non-Stolen Dog

Selected reports from Jan. 31 to Feb 6 from the Seal Beach Police Department's incident logs.

Correction: An earlier subhead of this story said that the reports came from the Los Alamitos Police Department. The reports actually came from the Seal Beach Police Department. 

PETTY THEFT

  • 02/01/12- 11:32 a.m. - Crestview Avenue - Caller reported a dog had been stolen about 45 minutes ago. The caller had no suspect info. The dog was a yellow lab, 85 pounds. The report turned out to be unfounded as the dog was located in the residence.

TRAFFIC COLLISION WITH INJURIES

  • 01/31/12 - 8:20 a.m.  - Near the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Seal Beach. A pickup truck – either a Chevy or a Ford - and Toyota Scion were involved in an accident

DISTURBING THE PEACE

  • 01/31/12 - 4:49 p.m.  - Ocean Avenue - Someone in their 30s was reportedly yelling and preaching verses from the Bible loudly. The person was wearing a red sweater, black pants and a backpack.

COUNSELING

  • 01/31/12 - 8:15 p.m. - Harbor Way. A caller reported she was afraid someone would steal her clothing donations if she left them unattended on her front porch.

PETTY THEFT

  • 02/01/12 - 1:41 a.m. - Pacific Coast Highway. Three people reportedly stole a case of Budweiser beer. One was a male in his 20s wearing a black and white jacket.

SUSPICIOUS OCCUPIED VEHICLE

  • 02/01/12 - 07:12 a.m. - Kitts and Westminster. Subject inside a vehicle was reportedly using binoculars.

RECKLESS DRIVER

  • 02/01/12 - 11:08 a.m. - Lampson and Seal Beach. A Black Lexus was seen driving erratically and speeding at 50 mph through a residential area.

PETTY THEFT

  • 02/01/12- 11:32 a.m. - Crestview Avenue - Caller reported a dog had been stolen about 45 minutes ago. The caller had no suspect info. The dog was a yellow lab, 85 pounds. The report turned out to be unfounded as the dog was located in the residence.

PETTY THEFT

  • 02/01/12 - 11:38 p.m. - Seal Beach Boulevard - A caller said her friend stole her keys and wallet.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON

  • 02/03/12 - 5:12 a.m. - College Park Drive - A man aged 35 to 40 was loitering near the park. He had dark hair, was wearing a dark shirt and was possibly a transient.   

SUSPICIOUS PEOPLE

  • 02/03/12 - 12:05 p.m. - Avalon Drive - Two males riding bikes were wearing white gardening gloves, and the caller thought that was suspicious. One of the males was wearing a white shirt with the word “Navy” on it. The other male was a teen wearing a black, knitted skullcap that said "FBI" on the front. It turned out they were playing with sticks.

FAMILY DISTURBANCE

  • 02/04/12 - 09:34 a.m. - Ocean Avenue - A caller reported hearing a man and a woman in a fight in an upstairs apartment. The woman was reporteldy yelling “Stop.” And then the caller reported banging noises.

RECKLESS DRIVER

  • 02/04/12 - 12:55 p.m. - Tulip and Lampson - A white pickup truck and red pickup truck were reportedly racing. At one point they were going into oncoming traffic.

LOST VEHICLE

  • 02/05/12 - 2:28 p.m. - A man came into the Police Department and said he lost his vehicle, and that he has short-term memory loss. The vehicle was a 1991 White Acura Legend. The man thought he last parked in the area of the Long Beach traffic circle.

FAMILY DISTURBANCE 

  • 02/06/12 - 1:22 a.m. -  Main Street - A man and woman were arguing in an alley. Both were reportedly drunk and disturbing the peace. The female screamed “get in the car.” And then, the caller said, the man slapped the woman. The male was reportedly about 30 years old. The man then walked off on Ocean Avenue towards 1st Street.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES

  • 02/06/12 - 5:43 a.m. - Near 12th Street and Pacific Coast Highway - An angry male caller said someone pulled a switchblade on him. After exchanging a few words with the dispatcher, he hung up after cursing. 
Kenneth Larson February 09, 2012 at 04:06 PM
After reading the unbelieveable police blotter comments, the more that citizens should praise the police for being so dedicated and serving the public.

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