Crime Log Compiled by Jessica Boudevin
Editor’s note: This week’s Crime Log is based on three documents provided by the Seal Beach Police Department, one summary version of the log and two detailed versions. Summary logs provide no details about incidents or arrests. The combined documents cover the period from Sept. 19 to Sept. 26. The three documents combined provided 67 pages of information. The two detailed logs covered 161 incidents.
In Seal Beach
Thursday, September 19
• Possible DUI—Seal Way—James Scott Fitzgerald was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs.
• Open Container—4:42 p.m.—Ocean Avenue—Luis Dagio was arrested on suspicion of possessing an open container of alcohol in public.
Saturday, September 21
• Shoplifting—Seal Beach Boulevard—Anthony Lee Wolfe was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting goods valued at less than $950.
• Shoplifting—Seal Beach Boulevard—Karon Denise Miller was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting goods valued at less than $950.
• Possible DUI—Pacific Coast Highway and Seal Beach Boulevard—Rafael Cheberle was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
• Concealed Weapon—Old Ranch Parkway—Garret Kyle Martin was arrested on suspicion of carrying a concealed dirk or dagger.
Sunday, September 22
• Arrest—Central Avenue—Jeffrey Ray Laudermilt was arrested on suspicion of inflicting injury on their spouse or cohabitant.
Monday, September 23
• Pedestrian Check—1:33 a.m.—Yale Lane and College Park Drive (College Park West)—Police arrested Lloyd Foutz on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance that was formerly classified as a restricted dangerous drug. The individual was cited and released.
• Possible DUI—1:51 a.m.—Pacific Coast Highway and Anderson Street—The caller stated that they saw a silver Hyundai swerving. Officers determined that the person in question was an Uber driver and not under the influence.
• Municipal Code Violation—6:37 a.m.—Heather Street (College Park East)—The caller reported that gardeners were working in the park at too early of an hour. Police advised the workers to wait until the appropriate time to begin.
• Suspicious Vehicle—6:58 a.m.—12th Street and Electric Avenue—The caller stated that their teenage daughter called and said that a man in a large black truck offered to give her a ride. Police were unable to locate the vehicle in question.
• No Go To-Go—8:49 a.m.—Westminster Avenue—The caller reported that a customer had come in to pick up a to-go order but did not have enough money with them. The customer left without the food and said they would be back, but did not return.
• Donuts—9:24 a.m.—Seal Beach Boulevard—Police provided extra patrol checks due to vehicles doing “donuts and spinouts” in Edison Park.
• Transient—9:39 a.m.—Seal Beach Boulevard and Westminster Avenue—The caller reported that a transient wearing shorts and no shirt was standing on the median panhandling. Police were unable to locate the person in question.
• Avocado Thief—11:25 a.m.—Seal Beach Boulevard—The caller stated that a man in his 30s wearing a U.S. Army shirt came to their door, then was picking avocados from the tree in their front yard.
• Transient—3:47 p.m.—17th Street and Electric Avenue—The caller reported that a transient with a large pile of items with them yelling at the park.
• Open Door—7:59 p.m.—Oakmont Road (Leisure World)—The caller reported that their door was open, but found nothing missing from the residence.
• Please check incident 190906135—10:53 p.m.—8th Street and Electric Avenue – (it looked like an arrest, but there wasn’t anything in the condensed log and I couldn’t find HB 944010, but didn’t want to leave out an arrest as discussed)
Tuesday, September 24
• Possible DUI—17th Street and Ocean Avenue—Adam Christopher Klingsheim was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Wednesday, September 25
• Possible DUI—Pacific Coast Highway—Raul Enrique Bustillos was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
• Suspicious Person—6:55 a.m.—Ocean Avenue—The caller reported that they found a sleeping white man in their bushes. According to the caller, this person was very tan but didn’t look homeless, and ran north on Ocean. Police were unable to locate the individual.
• Illegal Peddling—8:20 a.m.—Taper Drive and Southshore Drive—The caller stated that two men were carrying flyers and going door to door, but not leaving any flyers.
• Burglary—10:31 a.m.—1st Street—The caller reported that their front door was left unlocked the previous night, their apartment was ransacked and their wallet was missing.
• Reckless Driver—3:52 p.m.—McGaugh Elementary School—The caller reported that a white lifted truck was running lights. Police were unable to locate the vehicle in question.
• Abandoned Vehicle—6:29 p.m.—Montecito Road—The caller stated that a vehicle had been parked in front of a location for the past week. They called the owner of the vehicle and said that the car will be moved.
• Disturbance—9:11 p.m.—Montecito Road—The caller reported that someone was banging on the door and shaking all of the walls in the complex. The person was gone by the time police arrived.
Thursday, September 26
• Disturbing Music—2:23 a.m.—10th Street Beach Lot—The caller stated that two black vehicles with their doors open were playing loud music.