LBPD Blotter – Oct. 24, 2022Release Date: 2022-10-24
Welcome to the LBPD Blotter!
As part of our ongoing commitment to external communications and providing valuable information to our community, the Department will begin posting information about recent police activity, ongoing investigations, and other LBPD updates to the Department’s homepage and on the “News” tab of the Department’s website.
At approximately 10:00 a.m. each day, community members will be able to read preliminary information about incidents that may have occurred the previous evening, including shootings, stabbings, traffic fatality, and murder investigations, as well as any other notable incidents. This page will be a resource for the public to learn more about enforcement efforts, arrests, and commendable events and will be updated as new incidents occur.
Here’s a recap of incidents occurring last night:
Officers investigate a stabbing: On Oct. 23, 2022, at approximately 9:29 p.m., officers were dispatched to the intersection of Long Beach Boulevard and Anaheim Street regarding a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers contacted a female adult victim who suffered a stab wound to the upper torso. The Long Beach Fire Department responded and transported the victim to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The victim was uncooperative and did not provide suspect information. The investigation is ongoing.
- Officers investigate a stabbing: On Oct. 24, 2022, at approximately 1:48 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 1000 Block of Pier G regarding a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located a male adult victim with a non-life threatening stab wound to the upper body. The Long Beach Fire Department responded and transported the victim to a local hospital. The preliminary investigation revealed the male adult victim and a male adult suspect were engaged in a dispute, which resulted in the stabbing. While on scene, officers located a male adult suspect who was identified as Anali Nanto, a 48-year-old, resident of the Country of Indonesia. The suspect was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon – not firearm and was transported to the Long Beach City Jail for booking. Bail was set at $30,000.
- North Division Directed Enforcement Team conducts traffic stop resulting in the arrest of a suspect in possession of a loaded and unregistered firearm: On Oct. 23, 2022, at approximately 6:08 p.m., officers assigned to the North Division Directed Enforcement Team were patrolling in the area of Long Beach Boulevard and 45th Street, when they observed a vehicle with multiple moving and equipment violations. This resulted in the officers conducting a traffic stop of the vehicle, where they contacted a male adult suspect. While officers detained the suspect, they discovered a loaded and unregistered firearm in the vehicle. Officers identified the suspect as Kenneth Hale, a 30-year-old, resident of the City of Lakewood. Officers subsequently arrested Hale and transported him to the Long Beach City Jail for booking. Hale was booked on carrying a loaded firearm in public under specific circumstances, carrying a loaded firearm – not registered owner, and carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle. Bail was set at $35,000. Excellent work by our North Division Directed Enforcement Team!
This information is preliminary and is intended for early information use rather than being a formal investigative report.