Editor’s note: This week’s Crime Log is based on four documents provided by the Seal Beach Police Department: a five-page summary version of the log that contains no details and three detailed logs that totaled 77 more pages.
In Seal Beach
Friday, November 15
• Suspicious Person—8:14 a.m.—Surfside Avenue (Surfside)—A security person reported that someone told them about a possibly intoxicated man in red swim trunks walking along the beach and rubbing up against houses.
• Transient—8:32 a.m.—12th Street and Pacific Coast Highway—The caller stated that a man estimated to be in his 60s was walking with a sleeping bag while punching the air and yelling at himself.
• Dumping—11:15 a.m.—Golden Raid Road and Saint Andrews Drive (Leisure World)—An independent contractor was dumping trash in a facilities dumpster illegally. The contractor was counseled and agreed to come recover the trash in lieu of a municipal code violation.
• Hit and Run—12:46 p.m.—Seal Beach Boulevard—The caller stated that a woman in a white Camry backed into their grey Honda Fit and then left the scene. They said that the driver appeared to be disoriented. Officers located the vehicle and the drivers exchanged some information.
• Phantom Fire—1:17 p.m.—Homewood Road (Leisure World)—The caller reported that there was some type of fire in the car port. Police and Orange County Fire Authority were unable to locate any fire.
• Petty Theft—10:38 p.m.—Seal Beach Boulevard—The caller reported that two male teenagers concealed jewelry and went upstairs. The caller left the phone and confronted the boys, who were later released to their parents.
• Phone a Friend—11:16 p.m.—Seal Beach Boulevard—The caller stated that a disruptive customer borrowed a phone and was not only refusing to give it back, but was yelling at the people who let her borrow it. The woman seemed under the influence.
• Suspicious Person—First Street and Central Way—The caller reported that he saw a man in a black jacket with fur trim looking in vehicles in the alley. The caller asked the man if he lived there, and the man said that he was looking for a way out. Police were unable to locate the individual.
Saturday, November 16
• Possession—2:19 a.m.—Bolsa Avenue—Luiza Clemente was arrested on suspicion of possessing a narcotic controlled substance.
• Asleep at the Wheel—4:06 a.m.—Seal Beach Boulevard—The caller reported a dark Mazda running a stop sign with a man asleep at the wheel. Police determined that the individual was a sleepy Uber driver.
• Bumper Cars—5:44 a.m.—Violet Street (College Park East)—The caller reported that a car crashed into his house, damaging a planter and leaving behind its bumper.
• Possible DUI—5:21 p.m.—Pacific Coast Highway and Bolsa Avenue—The caller reported a champagne Toyota Corollas swerving. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
• Transient—6:25 p.m.—Ocean Avenue—The caller reported that a transient was using the sink in the restroom at the First Street beach lot as a shower and had soap all over the area. The caller said that it was an ongoing problem and that people were unable to use the restroom.
• Hazard—8 p.m.—Dolphin Avenue—The caller stated that an electrical wire was hanging very low. The resident was advised to call their cable company to remove the wire.
• Disturbing Party—10:48 p.m.—Fourth Street—The caller reported that there was a loud party happening.
• Possible DUI—11:08 p.m.—Pacific Coast Highway and Anderson Street—The caller stated that a blue 4-door sedan was swerving while traveling north on Pacific Coast Highway. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
• Impersonation—Lampson Avenue—Jennifer Diane Fazzio was arrested on suspicion of false impersonation.
• Possession—Lampson Avenue and Heather Street—Daniel Lopez was arrested on suspicion of possessing unlawful paraphernalia.
Sunday, November 17
• Suspicious Person—12:23 a.m.—Ocean Avenue—The caller reported a man and woman in their early 20s wearing dark clothing and walking through carports.
• Hopping Mad—8:33 a.m.—Pacific Coast Highway—The caller stated that they saw a man in a beanie get out of a light-colored older minivan and jump around as if he was mad.
• Illegally Parked—9:19 a.m.—12th Street—A citizen complained of a trunk parked half into a garage, impeding the sidewalk. The person said this was an ongoing issue. Police issued a citation.
• Theft—4:24 p.m.—Pacific Coast Highway (Long Beach)—Jeffrey Ray Laudermilt was arrested on suspicion of grand theft for allegedly taking a green and black Kawasaki Ninja without permission.
• Possession—Seal Beach Boulevard—Taryn Leigh Calkum was arrested on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance.
• Disorderly—Ocean Avenue—Fernando Montiel Garcia was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct related to alcohol.
Monday, November 18
• Dumpster Diving—2:52 a.m.—Bluebell Street (College Park East)—The caller reported that a person in dark clothes with a flash light was going through the trash dumpster in front of their neighbor’s residence, taking everything out and making a mess.
• Put a Bird on it—3:24 a.m.—Avalon Drive—The caller reported a truck with a loud exhaust pulling up to the park. Police determined that the vehicle was picking up Lime and Bird scooters.
• Shoplifting—Pacific Coast Highway—Jamal K. Thompson was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting goods, the value of which totaled less than $950.
Tuesday, November 19
• DUI—Seal Beach Boulevard and Towne Center Drive—Janette Rodriguez was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Wednesday, November 20
• Concealed Carry—Seal Beach Boulevard—James Allen Boyer was arrested on suspicion of carrying a concealed dirk or dagger.
• Disorderly—Electric Avenue—Terri Lynn Conrad was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct related to alcohol.