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Santa Monica Cops Arrest Drunk Driver Found Slumped Over His Steering Wheel

Posted Mar. 2, 2015, 9:25 am

A 19-year-old man was arrested on Saturday, Feb. 14, after failing a field sobriety test on Ocean Ave. after authorities found the suspect slumped over the steering wheel of his car with engine running – beer in hand.

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Homeless Man, 19, Arrested After Stealing Cell Phone From Santa Monica Sears

Posted Feb. 26, 2015, 8:09 am

Bail was set at $10,000 after a 19-year-old homeless man stole a cell phone from the Sears department store in Santa Monica on Saturday, Feb. 14. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department were called out at 12:55 pm to investigate a report of theft at the Sears at 302 Colorado Ave.

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Skateboarding Homeless Man Arrested After Trying To Break Into Parked Car

Posted Feb. 25, 2015, 8:58 am

A skateboarding homeless man was arrested in the early morning hours of Saturday, Feb. 14, after officers observed the 20-year-old trying to break into a parked car.

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Santa Monica Woman Arrested For Ripping Shirt Off Husband During Argument

Posted Feb. 24, 2015, 8:56 am

A 51-year-old Santa Monica woman was arrested on Friday, Feb. 13, after ripping off her husband’s shirt during an argument. An officer of the Santa Monica Police Department was called out to a residence in the 1200 block of California Ave. at 6 pm after a disturbance had been reported at the address.

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Santa Monica Cops Arrest Venice Pair For Theft Of High-End Bicycles

Posted Feb. 23, 2015, 9:42 am

Santa Monica detectives arrested two Venice residents in their apartment on Thursday, Feb. 12, after the execution of a search warrant found the pair to be in possession of a handful of high-end stolen bicycles.

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Santa Monica Man, 27, Arrested After Violent Outburst In Adult Store

Posted Feb. 19, 2015, 8:14 am

A 27-year-old Santa Monica man was arrested on Saturday, Feb. 7, after becoming violent toward his wife inside an adult and lingerie store.

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Santa Monica Cops Arrest Cyclist After Becoming Aggressive Toward Officers

Posted Feb. 18, 2015, 9:03 am

Santa Monica police arrested a homeless man on Friday, Feb. 6, after becoming aggressive toward officers after refusing to stop riding his bicycle that did not have lights.

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Santa Monica Man, 28, Arrested After Pushing Fiancé To Floor During Argument

Posted Feb. 17, 2015, 8:25 am

A 28-year-old Santa Monica man was arrested on Friday, Feb. 6, after pushing his fiancé to the floor in their apartment after an argument escalated.

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BB Gun Wielding Homeless Man Arrested After Stealing A Pair Of Shoes At Santa Monica Beach

Posted Feb. 16, 2015, 8:58 am

A homeless man was arrested next to Santa Monica beach on Thursday, Feb. 5, after stealing a pair of shoes then threatening the victim with a BB gun.

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Homeless Man Arrested In Santa Monica After Stealing Three Protein Bars

Posted Feb. 11, 2015, 9:08 am

A 23-year-old homeless man was arrested and charged with assault and theft on Tuesday, Jan. 27, after stealing three protein bars from a Main Street business.

A man was arrested after putting a hole in the wall of Burger King at 1919 Pico Blvd. in Santa Monica.

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Santa Monica Man Arrested After Putting Six-Inch Hole In Local Burger King Wall

Posted Feb. 10, 2015, 9:01 am

A 25-year-old Santa Monica man was arrested on Thursday, Jan. 29, after putting a six-inch hole in a dining room wall at a local Burger King restaurant.

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Santa Monica Cops Raid Narcotics Operation In West Los Angeles

Posted Feb. 9, 2015, 9:15 am

Bail was not granted to a Los Angeles man on Thursday, Jan. 29, after Santa Monica police arrested and charged him with possession of narcotics, selling narcotics, and an outstanding warrant.

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Santa Monica Police Arrest Russian Man On Domestic Violence Charge

Posted Feb. 5, 2015, 8:08 am

Santa Monica police arrested a 40-year-old man from Russia on Wednesday, Jan. 21, after responding to a report of domestic violence.

A woman was arrested in Santa Monica after she was discovered having a shower in a residence that she had broken into and ransacked.

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Female Burglar, 36, Found Naked In Shower Of Santa Monica Home She Had Just Ransacked

Posted Feb. 4, 2015, 8:52 am

A 36-year-old woman was arrested in Santa Monica on Wednesday, Jan. 21, after she was found naked taking a shower in a residence that she had broken into and ransacked.

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Bail Set At $110K For Man After Speeding Off From Santa Monica Traffic Stop

Posted Feb. 3, 2015, 8:57 am

Bail was set at $110,000 for a 48-year-old man on Tuesday, Jan. 20, after speeding off from a Santa Monica traffic stop after being caught talking on his cell phone while driving.

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Santa Monica Cops Arrest Trio Of Men Aged 20 For Bicycle Theft Spree

Posted Feb. 2, 2015, 9:09 am

Three men all aged 20 were arrested in Santa Monica on Monday, Jan. 19, after admitting they had been on a theft rampage stealing bicycles. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department were called out to the area of Ocean Avenue and Strand Street at 11 pm in order to investigate a report of possible bicycle thefts.

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Six Good Samaritans In Santa Monica Help In Arrest Of Aggressive Vons Thief

Posted Jan. 29, 2015, 8:37 am

Up to six good Samaritans helped detain a 6’1” man on Saturday, Jan. 17, inside a Santa Monica Vons supermarket after the man had stolen a bottle of liquor.

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Santa Monica Police To Conduct DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint Friday

Posted Jan. 28, 2015, 9:44 am

The Santa Monica Police Department’s Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, Jan. 30 at an undisclosed location within city limits.

Parking Structure 4 is located near Second Street and Arizona in Santa Monica.

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Parolee Found Asleep In Stolen Vehicle In Santa Monica Parking Structure 4

Posted Jan. 28, 2015, 9:28 am

Bail was not granted to a parolee on Saturday, Jan. 17, after he fell asleep on the back seat of a vehicle he had stolen that was located in Parking Structure 4 in downtown Santa Monica.

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Man Riding Against Traffic In Santa Monica Arrested On Theft Charges

Posted Jan. 27, 2015, 9:16 am

A 45-year-old man was arrested on Saturday, Jan. 17, after erratic behavior on a bicycle caught the attention of police who then found the man in possession of a stolen drivers’ license as well as a stolen credit card.

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Santa Monica Woman Receives Fright After Finding Burglar In Her Lounge Room

Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:58 am

A Santa Monica woman received the fright of her life on Thursday, Jan. 15, after returning home to find a 22-year-old burglar in her lounge room. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department were called out at 4 pm to investigate a report of a residential burglary in the 2500 block of Arizona Ave.

Jack in the Box is located at the corner of Lincoln Blvd. and Santa Monica Blvd.

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Machete Wielding Santa Monica Man Steals Cell Phone From Jack In The Box

Posted Jan. 22, 2015, 8:59 am

A machete wielding Santa Monica resident was arrested on Saturday, Jan. 10, after stealing a cell phone from a customer at Jack In The Box then threatening the phone’s owner with the machete.

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Malibu Woman Arrested For Stealing $1,200 Necklace From Santa Monica Store

Posted Jan. 21, 2015, 9:29 am

A Malibu woman aged 57 was arrested on Friday, Jan. 9, after she returned to a store where she had stolen a $1,200 necklace just a few weeks earlier.

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Santa Monica Cops Arrest Man For Lighting Alley Fire That Was 15 Feet High

Posted Jan. 20, 2015, 9:50 am

A 40-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested and charged with arson on Thursday, Jan.8, after lighting a fire in an alley that was reaching heights of up to 15 feet.

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Homeless Man Arrested After Breaking Into Woman's Apartment, Falls Asleep In Bed

Posted Jan. 19, 2015, 9:28 am

Bail was not granted to a 25-year-old homeless man on Wednesday, Jan. 7, who broke into a woman’s apartment and fell asleep in her bed with his pants unbuttoned and a pair of the woman’s panties wrapped around his genitals.

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