Crime Log: published Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019

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Crime Log Compiled by Jessica Boudevin

Editor’s note: This week’s Crime Log is based on documents provided by the Seal Beach Police Department: a summary version of the crime log covering the period from Aug. 22 to Aug. 29, and two detailed logs covering the period from Aug. 22 to Aug. 25. The combined documents contained 69 pages. The detailed version of the logs covered 166 incidents

Friday, August 23

Seal Beach

• Criminal Threats (Priority 3) – 8:34 a.m. – Seal Beach Boulevard – The caller reported that a man, who sounded to be in his 20s or 30s, called and said they were going to kill everyone in the hotel. Report taken.

• Illegally Parked Vehicle (Priority 4) – 10:10 a.m. – 8th Street and Central Avenue – The caller stated that an F150 was blocking the alley. The vehicle was gone when police arrived.

• Transient (Priority 3)– 11:12 a.m. – Ocean Avenue – The caller reported that he was concerned to leave his car parked In the area because two apparent transients in their 20s were smoking marijuana nearby. Officers were unable to locate the persons in question.

• Suspicious Person (Priority 2) – 1:33 p.m. – Seal Beach Boulevard – Officers assisted a man who didn’t know his date of birth and thought that he was in Azusa.

• Illegally Parked Vehicle (Priority 4) – 3:55 p.m. – Pacific Coast Highway – The caller reported that a scissor lift was parked in the striped area next to the handicapped zone, making it impossible for him to get into his vehicle, which was parked in the handicapped stall.

• Arrest – 6:50 p.m. – Seal Beach Boulevard and North Gate Road – Jeffrey Bayless was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

• Dog Lookout (Priority 3) – 7:13 p.m. – Seal Beach Boulevard – Someone hailed a police officer in reference to a missing Shitzu. Police were unable to locate the canine.

• Possible DUI (Priority 2) – 9:09 p.m. – Ocean Avenue – The caller stated that two women were seen stumbling to their Kia while slurring their words. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.

• Suspicious Circumstances (Priority 2) – 10:23 p.m. – 14th Street – The caller reported that his neighbor’s lights were on even though he thought the house was vacant. There was no answer on the phone at the residence. Police checked on the residence.

• Suspicious Circumstance (Priority 2) – 10:49 p.m. – Ocean Avenue – Police noticed a drunk woman down in the back seat of a car. The woman’s friends arrived to take her home.

College Park East

• Counseling (Priority 3) 9:41 p.m. – Birchwood Avenue – The caller reported that they received a phone call on Wednesday regarding a computer virus that could be fixed for payment in gift cards. Report taken.

Saturday, August 24

Seal Beach

• Disturbing Party (Priority 3) – 1:02 a.m. – Ocean Avenue and 13th Street – The caller stated that they could hear music and talking coming from the beach. Police were unable to locate a disturbance.

• Disturbing Juvies (Priority 3) – 1:50 a.m. – Ocean Avenue – The caller reported approximately eight juveniles on the pier and was concerned due to recent vandalism. Seal Beach Officers checked on the situation.

• Illegally Parked Vehicle (Priority 4) – 5:58 a.m. – 14th Street and Ocean Avenue – The caller stated that a Dodge Durango was parked into the street, blocking two-way traffic, and that this is an ongoing issue with that particular vehicle.

• Traffic Hazard (Priority 2) – 5:58 a.m. – Seal Beach Boulevard and Lampson Avenue – The caller reported carpet rolling through lanes of traffic. Police were unable to locate the floor covering.

• Hazard (Priority 3) – 11:04 a.m. – Electric Avenue and Marine Avenue – The caller informed police that a tree was uprooted and fell on the greenbelt.

• Disturbing Juvies (Priority 3) – 12:24 p.m. Pacific Coast Highway – The caller stated that several juveniles were running around the property and yelled at the caller after being asked to leave. The juveniles were gone when police arrived.

• Robbery and Arrest (Priority 1) – 12:41 p.m. – Montecito Road – Kirk Bromberg was arrested on suspicion of crimes against elders after allegedly robbing an elderly lady.

• Transient (Priority 3) – 1:25 p.m. – Seal Beach Boulevard – The caller reported that a woman in her 20s who had a long mullet with the side of her head shaved was asking people to buy her bike. The woman in question was gone when police arrived.

• Hot Dogs (Priority 3) – 3:43 p.m. – Seal Beach Boulevard – The caller stated that he saw two dogs locked in the back of a Toyota Tacoma, so broke into the vehicle to get the dogs out. Report taken.

• Petty Theft (Priority 2) – 9:50 p.m. – Seal Beach Boulevard – The caller reported that a man last seen headed south on Seal Beach Boulevard stole nasal cleaner.

• Disturbing Party (Priority 3) – 10:55 p.m. – Seal Beach Boulevard – The caller stated that their next door neighbor had been having a party on the roof since 5:00 p.m.

College Park East

• Trucked Up (Priority 2) – 10:14 p.m. – Candleberry Avenue – The caller stated that a truck with two people in it had been parked for the past 15-20 minutes. There was smoke coming from the vehicle. The truck was gone when police arrived.

Sunday, August 25

• Bonfire (Priority 3) – 12:27 a.m. – Seal Way – The caller reported that about six people were having a bonfire and were being too loud. Police counseled the individuals, who said they would comply.

Crime Log: published Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019