It was a notably quite week for crime in Los Alamitos. Police Captain Bruce McAlpine said the department dealt with only a handful of theft and burglary incidents. Among them was the report of a theft of two bicycles from a garage on the block of 3900 Denwood on August 19 at 7:27 a.m. According to McAlpine, the bikes were stolen and then recovered two days later.
Other incidents of theft included property stolen from a vehicle and the theft of a cell phone and credit card.
Here more details about this week’s crimes and incidents from the Los Alamitos Weekly Crime Summary:
- 8/20/11 – 9:45 PM – 3900 block of Green – A report of an unauthorized person breaking the lock from a garage door and removing tools from inside sometime during the evening.
DRUNK IN PUBLIC
- 8/16/11 – 1:14 PM – 11000 block of Los Alamitos Blvd. – A welfare check of a person lying down between business buildings. A male, 49 years, of Anaheim, was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication.
- 8/15/11 – 7:19 AM – 10800 block of Bloomfield – A report of an unauthorized person breaking the lock to a storage container and removing property sometime over the past two days.
- 8/16/11 – 9:42 AM – 4300 block of Green – A report of an unauthorized person removing property from a vehicle without forcible entry sometime overnight.
- 8/17/11 – 11:30 AM – 3500 block of Cerritos – A report of an unauthorized person entering a locker and taking a mobile phone.
- 8/19/11 – 6:39 PM – 3900 block of Green – A report of a caregiver taking the victim’s keys and a credit card.
IDENTITY THEFT/CREDIT CARD/CHECK FRAUD
- 8/15/11 – 10:36 AM – 4300 block of Howard – A report of an unauthorized person using the victim’s account information to make purchases approximately two years ago.
- 8/16/11 – 2:43 PM – 10800 block of Pine – A report of an unauthorized person using the victim’s information to open a bank account.
- 8/15/11 – 4:30 PM – Chestnut and Katella – Traffic stop. A 28-years-old female from Bellflower was arrested for having a warrant for an arrest.
- 8/15/11 – 10:08 PM – Katella and Winners Circle – Pedestrian check. A 60—year-old man from Laguna Woods was arrested for having warrants for an arrest.
- 8/16/11 – 2:30 PM – 3900 block of Howard – A report of a court restraining order violation.
- 8/17/11 – 7:00 AM – 4000 block of Howard – A parole search of a residence. A 36-year-old man from Los Alamitos was arrested on suspicion of possessing narcotics paraphernalia and having a parole warrant.
- 8/17/11 – 9:59 PM – 11100 block of Noel – Pedestrian check. An 18 year-old woman from Los Alamitos was arrested for carrying an illegal knife.
- 8/17/11 - - 10900 block of Los Alamitos Blvd. – Traffic stop. Male, 24 years, of Santa Ana, arrested for having a warrant for an arrest.
- 8/18/11 – 2:04 PM – Katella and Hope – Traffic stop. A 32-year-old man from Anaheim, was arrested for having a warrant for arrest.
- 8/20/11 – 7:47 AM – 4700 Katella Ave. – Warrant service. A 42-year-old woman from Long Beach was arrested on a warrant.