Crime Log



Monday, March 4

Patrol Check—3:27 p.m.—Avalon Drive—Police unit 107 performed for a patrol check for two individuals who, according to a caller, were using remote controlled cars near the entrance of the park on Avalon Drive.

Tuesday, March 5

Residence Check—9:39 a.m.—Ocean Avenue—The caller said he received four or five alarm activation messages in the past hour and wanted a police officer to check his front door and windows. Police unit 107 checked the residence and determined no further police services were necessary. Police left the caller a message to that effect.

Suspicious Person—5:07 p.m.—Seal Beach Boulevard and Adolfo Lopez—The caller said a woman was throwing a handful of white powder as she was walking. Police unit 141 contacted her after she passed Seal Beach Police Department Headquarters. When she was in front of the Public Works building. It turned out she was marking a trail for runners 30 minutes out.

Wednesday, March 6

Disturbance, Juveniles—1:35 p.m.—Avalon Drive—The caller said three young males who were described as teenage boys were apparently getting ready to shoot paintballs at one another in the park. They were getting their paintball guns and equipment out of their car when the caller walked by. Police unit 107 contacted the juveniles and advised them against playing paintball. They apparently said they would comply.

Thursday, March 7

Barking Dog—7:55 p.m.—Beachcomber Drive—The caller said a neighbor’s dogs had been barking for the last three hours. The caller said this was an on-going problem. The caller reportedly intended to ask Long Beach Animal Care Services for further investigation. Residents were contacted and counseled.

Friday, March 8

Traffic Hazard—4:02 p.m.—Seal Beach Boulevard and Westminster Avenue—A citizen reported a tree branch in the southbound number one lane of Seal Beach Boulevard, south of the Westminster Avenue intersection. The branch had fallen between a tractor and a trailer on a semi-truck, so the truck was stuck in the southbound lanes. Public Works was also present. Report taken.

Saturday, March 9

Vehicle Burglary—2:41 a.m.—Electric Avenue and 8th Street—Point of entry: a smashed driver’s side window. Loss: unknown. Report taken.

Petty Theft Report—11:20 a.m.—Daisy Street—The crime apparently occurred between 4 p.m., Friday, March 8, and 8:15 a.m., Saturday, March 9. Loss: a purse and $350 cash. The vehicle may have been left unlocked. Report taken.

Sunday, March 10

Reported Disturbance—9:53 p.m.—Crestview and Avalon—The caller said minors were in the caller’s driveway. However, the caller did not want to provide an address. Police unit 207 contacted four juveniles and determined no further police services were necessary. The juveniles were looking for a lost dog.


Monday, March 11

Suspicious—4:59 p.m.—Farquhar Avenue—The caller reported seeing four individuals in the area who were possibly under the influence.

One of the subjects had a beer bottle and they had slurred speech.

Patrol checked for the individuals on Farquhar, from Los Alamitos Boulevard.

Patrol contacted them and one arrest was made for an outstanding warrant.

Wednesday, March 13

Suspicious Person —5:54 p.m.—Katella Avenue—The caller reported that a man wearing a black hoodie and black pants was walking through the church parking lot and looking into vehicles. The suspect was also wearing a “doo” rag on his head and was last seen walking behind the church building.

Thursday, March 14

Petty Theft—12:30 p.m.—Los Alamitos Boulevard—The caller reported second-hand information that a juvenile had run out of a store with alcohol. The suspect was said to have walked in and run out with an unknown bottle, possibly alcohol. A report was taken.

Suspicious Circumstances —7:23 p.m.—Bunker Hill Drive—The caller reported that a residence behind their location had a window open and the screen was off.

Another window had the blinds up, but they were crooked. The caller did not know who lives there. Patrol contacted the residents, who were home and the location checked out OK.


Monday, March 11

Suspicious Person or Circumstances—2:46 p.m.—Mainway Drive—The caller said a man knocked on her door. He said he was with her homeowner’s insurance carrier and wanted to do an assessment. The caller turned around to get a piece of paper and a pen. When she turned back to speak with him, he had disappeared.

Illegal Peddling—8 p.m.—Rowena Drive—A deputy performed a patrol check for a man who was selling Internet service door-to-door.

Tuesday, March 12

Suspicious Person or Circumstances—8:43 a.m.—Foster Road—The caller said a construction worker in the area had a mask on.

Suspicious Person in Vehicle—9:16 a.m.—Druid Lane and Silver Fox Road—The caller said a car had been driving slowly through the neighborhood for the past 20 minutes.

Suspicious Person or Circumstances—10:35 a.m.—Montecito Road—The caller suspected a neighbor of putting dog waste on the caller’s car.

Suspicious Person in Vehicle—12:18 p.m.—St. Albans Drive—The caller said an individual who did not belong at the location had been sitting in a car there for the last 10 minutes.

Wednesday, March 13

Suspicious Person in Vehicle—1:05 a.m.—Martha Ann Drive.

Burglary Report—9:22 a.m.—Yellowtail Drive.

Vandalism Report—3:59 p.m.—St. Albans Drive—The log provided no further details.

Thursday, March 14

Suspicious Person in Vehicle—St. Cloud Drive and Yellowtail Drive—The caller saw a car in the area 15 minutes prior to calling the Orange County Sheriff’s Department that the caller thought she had seen speeding through the neighborhood two days earlier.

Friday, March 15

Suspicious Person or Circumstances—8:35 a.m.—Bradbury Road and Montecito Road—The caller saw a man pushing a baby stroller with no babies inside it and electronic equipment in the bottom basket. He was last seen on Bradbury Road.

Suspicious Person in Vehicle—6:58 p.m.—Martha Ann Drive.

Sunday, March 17

Suspicious Person or Circumstances—2:08 p.m.—Druid Lane.


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