Posted Apr. 18, 2014, 7:33 am
An inmate who escaped a downtown Los Angeles jail last month on March 12 and was arrested several weeks later in Santa Monica pleaded no contest Thursday.
Posted Apr. 18, 2014, 7:32 am
Real estate blog Movoto has released a list of what it considers the 50 most dangerous places in the United States. While no California cities made the list of top 10, Santa Monica was one of four municipalities in the state that ranked 11 through 25.
Posted Apr. 17, 2014, 7:51 am
A 36-year-old registered sex offender from Stockton, CA with a no-bail parole warrant was arrested on Friday, April 4 after bringing attention to himself in the form of blocking traffic in downtown Santa Monica while in a wheelchair.
Posted Apr. 16, 2014, 9:15 am
A DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint will be held in Santa Monica this Friday night at an undisclosed location within the city limits.
Posted Apr. 16, 2014, 9:04 am
Bail was not granted to a 30-year-old Culver City man on Friday, April 4 after being caught drinking in a Santa Monica park, then being found in possession of a handful of stolen ID cards and a glass pipe used for smoking narcotics.
Posted Apr. 15, 2014, 9:09 am
A routine Santa Monica police vehicle stop for expired tags on Thursday, April 3 led to the arrest of a couple found in possession of large fixed bladed knives, a .38 caliber revolver handgun, three types of illegal drugs, and stolen electronics.
Posted Apr. 10, 2014, 8:13 am
Bail was set at $50,000 for 46-year-old El Cajon man on Sunday, March 30 after being caught assaulting his wife on their first anniversary while visiting the beach.
Posted Apr. 9, 2014, 12:05 pm
Santa Monica police are searching for the driver of an older model white Buick Regal or a Chevy Caprice involved in a hit-and-run accident involving a 20-year-old Santa Monica male skateboarder on Saturday night.
Posted Apr. 9, 2014, 9:32 am
Thirty-year-old Walter James, of Highland, has been identified by the Los Angeles County Coroner's office as the man killed on a 2013 motor scooter on Saturday morning after a collision with a Santa Monica Police Department Cruiser.
Posted Apr. 9, 2014, 9:01 am
A man and a woman from Pacific Palisades were arrested on Saturday, March 29 after being caught taking part in an embezzlement scheme at their work place, Bloomingdale’s Santa Monica.
Posted Apr. 8, 2014, 9:22 am
An 18-year-old Santa Monica High School student will be arraigned today at the LAX branch courthouse on a handful of charges relating to his suspected involvement in a physical altercation with a teacher inside a classroom on Friday.
Posted Apr. 8, 2014, 8:58 am
A 31-year-old Valley Village woman was arrested on Saturday, March 29 after kicking and pulling the hair of a Santa Monica police officer who was trying to question her.
Posted Apr. 7, 2014, 9:09 am
Santa Monica police arrested a 23-year-old L.A. man on Thursday, March 27 for stealing a manila envelope containing 150 concert tickets from a vehicle in Parking Structure Number Two.
Posted Apr. 6, 2014, 9:20 am
A 28-year-old man on a 2013 scooter was killed Saturday morning after a collision with a Santa Monica Police Department Cruiser on Saturday morning.
Posted Apr. 3, 2014, 8:47 am
An escaped inmate was arrested outside the Pico Youth and Family Center on Wednesday night “without incident,” according to the Los Angeles Times.
Posted Apr. 3, 2014, 8:03 am
Bail was set at $70,575 for a 19-year-old resident of Watts on Monday, March 24 after physically abusing his live-in girlfriend while on a walk in Palisades Park.
Posted Apr. 3, 2014, 7:57 am
A Santa Monica man was arrested on Saturday, March 22 for helping to steal more than $200,000 of jewelry from a home where he had been hired as a mover.
Posted Apr. 2, 2014, 9:18 am
Three Los Angeles men were arrested in the early morning hours of Monday after being caught trying to steal copper wire from a handful of light poles in the 800 block of Harvard Street in Santa Monica.
Posted Apr. 2, 2014, 8:57 am
A 33-year-old Echo Park resident was arrested on Friday, March 21 after stealing a walking stick from a man, beating him with it, then using it to attack a parked vehicle.
Posted Mar. 31, 2014, 9:03 am
For the month of April, the Santa Monica Police Department will crack down on motorists using their cell phones while driving.
Posted Mar. 31, 2014, 9:01 am
Santa Monica police arrested a man on Wednesday, March 19 after being caught spraying graffiti on trees and grave markers at Woodlawn Cemetery in Santa Monica.
Posted Mar. 28, 2014, 9:06 am
A loose pig that had authorities on the run in Santa Monica on Wednesday afternoon has been reunited with its owner.
Posted Mar. 27, 2014, 10:15 am
A former Santa Monica resident and suspect in a juvenile sexual assault case was arrested in Orlando, Florida on March 12 after almost six years on the run, authorities said Thursday.
Posted Mar. 27, 2014, 9:43 am
A loose pig had authorities on the run in Santa Monica on Wednesday afternoon after a handful of residents reported the oinker roaming their neighborhood.
Posted Mar. 27, 2014, 8:14 am
A 60-year-old Malibu was arrested on Saturday, March 15 after inviting a friend to dine at a Denny’s Restaurant in Santa Monica, but then didn’t have any money to pay for their meals.