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Santa Monica Man Arrested For Pushing Shopping Car Full Of Recyclables

Posted Apr. 21, 2015, 9:06 am

A 39-year-old Santa Monica man was arrested on Thursday, April 9, after caught pushing a shopping car full of recyclables and then lying to police about his identity.

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Santa Monica Cops Arrest Gardena Man After Crashing Car Under Influence Of Narcotics

Posted Apr. 20, 2015, 9:16 am

Bail was set at $100,000 for a Gardena man on Saturday, April 11, after the man crashed his car under the influence of narcotics. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department received a radio call at 4:30 pm informing them that there had been a traffic collision in the intersection of Stewart St. and Olympic Blvd.

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Louisiana Woman Arrested In Santa Monica Hotel After Fight With Her Husband

Posted Apr. 16, 2015, 8:15 am

A 41-year-old female resident of Louisiana was arrested and charged with corporal injury upon a spouse in response to her husband’s accusations that she scratched and punched him during an alcohol-fueled fracas.

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Man Arrested In Santa Monica After Searching For Shoes In Trash Can

Posted Apr. 15, 2015, 8:13 am

A shoeless 21-year-old Los Angeles resident was arrested and charged with code violation and resisting arrest after he was spotted by an officer taking trash out of a city-owned trash can and throwing it in the street in search of his shoes.

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Man Arrested After Stealing 18 Bags Of Nuts From Santa Monica Starbucks

Posted Apr. 14, 2015, 9:11 am

A 33-year-old homeless man was arrested and charged with trespass and theft following his attempt to steal 18 bags of almonds and loitering in a Starbucks’ female restroom.

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Homeless Man Arrested After Appearing Naked In Spa's Woman's Shower Area

Posted Apr. 13, 2015, 9:14 am

A 32-year-old homeless man was taken to jail and charged with theft and trespass after he stood naked in a woman’s shower area at Exhale Spa inside the Fairmont Miramar Hotel.

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Santa Monica Cops Arrest Man On Domestic Violence Charge

Posted Apr. 9, 2015, 8:02 am

A 62-year-old Santa Monica man was arrested and charged with domestic violence on Saturday, March 28. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department were called out to the 2100 block of Delaware Ave. at 8:11 am in order to assist a woman who had claimed that she had been the victim of domestic violence.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. is located on the Santa Monica Pier.

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Woman Arrested After Trying To Dine & Dash At Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

Posted Apr. 8, 2015, 9:17 am

A 44-year-old Los Angeles woman who tried to sneak away from paying her bill at a Santa Monica Pier restaurant was arrested on Thursday, March 26. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department were called out to the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company at 11:24 pm in order to investigate a woman who had refused to pay for her food.

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Santa Monica Cops Arrest Beverly Hills Man For Intent To Commit Rape

Posted Apr. 7, 2015, 9:04 am

Santa Monica police arrested a Beverly Hills man, 42, for intent to commit rape on Wednesday, March 25.

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Santa Monica Man, 67, Arrested On Sexual Battery Charge

Posted Apr. 6, 2015, 9:03 am

A 67-year-old Santa Monica man was arrested and charged with sexual battery on Wednesday, March 25. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department were called out to a care facility located in the 1300 block of 20th Street at 9:40 pm in order to investigate a report of a sexual battery.

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Homeless Man Arrested After Sleeping In Beach Restroom, Threatens Worker

Posted Apr. 2, 2015, 8:25 am

A 57-year-old homeless man sleeping in a beach restroom was arrested after threatening a Santa Monica City employee with a gun once he was roused.

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Beverly Hills Resident Busted For Trying To Break Into Santa Monica Parked Cars

Posted Apr. 2, 2015, 8:21 am

A 24-year-old Beverly Hills resident was arrested and charged with theft and attempting to enter parked vehicles after a Santa Monica resident witnessed the suspect standing close to cars in a garage.

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Santa Monica Security Guard Assaulted After Pepper Spraying Suspect With Knife

Posted Mar. 31, 2015, 9:02 am

A security guard in Santa Monica was assaulted after pepper spraying the suspect, a 23-year-old homeless man, later known to have 13 outstanding warrants.

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Man Arrested In Santa Monica For Blasting Music In Car While Intoxicated

Posted Mar. 30, 2015, 9:12 am

A 42-year-old Los Angeles resident was charged with resisting officers and public intoxication after he was found parked with his door open and blasting music.

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Santa Monica Homeless Prowler Arrested For Burglary, Possessing Drugs

Posted Mar. 26, 2015, 8:11 am

A 39-year-old homeless man was charged with burglary, vehicle tampering, possession of drug paraphernalia, and appropriation of lost property after he was found inside the gates of a property where he stole an ashtray and an outdoor seat cushion.

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Homeless Man Arrested In Santa Monica For Juvenile Annoyance, Sexual Battery

Posted Mar. 25, 2015, 9:11 am

A 21-year-old homeless man was charged with juvenile annoyance and sexual battery after he assaulted two women in one day on Thursday, March 14.

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Delaware Man Arrested On Third Street Promenade After Assaulting Woman

Posted Mar. 24, 2015, 10:59 am

A 27-year-old resident of Delaware was arrested and charged with assault after officers of the Santa Monica Police Department watched the male suspect pull a woman by the legs off a fountain on Third Street Promenade on Friday, March 13, at 10 am.

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Homeless Man Arrested In Santa Monica Apartment After Using Toilet

Posted Mar. 23, 2015, 9:21 am

A 36-year-old homeless man was arrested and charged with trespass when he was caught in an apartment holding a roll of toilet paper and told officers that he simply needed to go to the bathroom.

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Man Fakes Seizure After Caught Shoplifting At Bloomingdale's In Santa Monica

Posted Mar. 19, 2015, 7:49 am

Paramedics arrived for the pretend-seizure of a 34-year-old suspect who was arrested for shoplifting at Bloomingdale's in Santa Monica on Friday, March 6.

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Huntington Park Resident Arrested On Santa Monica Pier For Aggressive Behavior

Posted Mar. 18, 2015, 9:01 am

A 42-year-old Huntington Park resident was arrested after a Santa Monica Police Department officer, who was standing outside the Santa Monica Pier Substation, responded to a request for help from a citizen on Friday, March 6, at 8:10 pm.

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Meth Users Arrested In Santa Monica After Bungled TJMaxx Store Robbery

Posted Mar. 17, 2015, 9:43 am

Two meth users were arrested for theft and possession after police were called out on Thursday, March 5, at 12:30 pm to attend to a report of armed robbery at the TJMaxx store, located at 1251 Fourth Street.

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Santa Monica Cops Arrest Von's Supermarket Shoplifter After Dramatic Theft

Posted Mar. 16, 2015, 8:54 am

A 22-year-old female resident of Santa Monica was arrested for strong-arm robbery after fleeing from a Von’s Supermarket that she attempted to steal beer and Red Bull from.

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Santa Monica Police Find Cocaine, Meth Hidden In Steering Column Of Truck

Posted Mar. 12, 2015, 8:17 am

Santa Monica police arrested a 37-year-old man on Thursday, Feb. 26, after finding four baggies of cocaine and methamphetamine hidden in the steering column of a driver’s truck.

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Santa Monica Cops Bust Three Glendale Residents On A High-End Shopping Spree

Posted Mar. 11, 2015, 8:56 am

Three Glendale residents were arrested at Santa Monica Place on Wednesday, Feb. 25, after being caught using a stolen credit card to go on an expensive shopping spree.

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Santa Monica Police Arrest Man Who Exposed Himself In Front Of Couple

Posted Mar. 10, 2015, 9:11 am

Santa Monica police arrested a 35-year-old man on Monday, Feb. 16, after the suspect exposed and fondled his genitals in front of a couple who had witnessed the incident from inside their home.

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