Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 9:22 am
The Santa Monica Police Department is collaborating with Krav Maga Worldwide to offer two free Community Self Defense Classes in September to anyone who lives, works, or goes to school in Santa Monica.
Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 8:57 am
Santa Monica police arrested a local resident on Saturday, Aug. 9 after recklessly firing three bullets from his apartment balcony for no apparent reason.
Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:03 am
Santa Monica police arrested a 19-year-old Santa Monica man on Friday, Aug. 8 after leaving threatening voicemails, claiming he was going to murder the victim’s father.
Posted Aug. 18, 2014, 9:09 am
A 33-year-old Santa Monica man was arrested on Friday, Aug. 8 for disregarding a restraining order and broke into his brother’s apartment through a kitchen window.
Posted Aug. 17, 2014, 8:58 am
Three men suspected in the armed robbery of a Santa Monica parking booth were arrested on Saturday after a freeway traffic stop, police said.
Posted Aug. 15, 2014, 8:57 am
The Santa Monica Police Department’s Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Saturday, Aug. 16 at an undisclosed location within the city limits, between the hours of 7 pm to 3 am.
Posted Aug. 14, 2014, 8:45 am
The Santa Monica Police Department has been awarded a $48,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services.
Posted Aug. 14, 2014, 8:03 am
Bail was set in the amount of $50,000 for a 51-year-old Santa Monica man on Saturday, Aug. 2 after an argument with his wife escalated to domestic violence.
Posted Aug. 13, 2014, 9:44 am
A proposal by several Los Angeles City Council members would add $10,000 to a $5,000 reward being offered by the FBI for information that leads to the apprehension of the so-called "Purse-Packing Bandit," who's believed to have committed 10 bank robberies on the Westside.
Posted Aug. 13, 2014, 9:07 am
Santa Monica police arrested a Venice man on Friday, Aug. 1 who was caught stealing a bike basket for his own bicycle, claiming he needed it to carry his backpack as his back was in pain.
Posted Aug. 12, 2014, 9:17 am
A man allegedly kidnapped a Pacific Palisades woman, who intentionally crashed the car she was forced to drive, then took a second vehicle from a nearby home before causing a collision that left two people seriously injured on Monday.
Posted Aug. 12, 2014, 8:55 am
Santa Monica police arrested a man with bulging pockets on Thursday, July 31 after being found in possession of items that did not belong to him, including a car key, Samsung phone, Drivers’ License, and Visa card.
Posted Aug. 11, 2014, 9:04 am
A 22-year-old man who returned to a Coach store in Santa Monica to retrieve a fraudulent credit card he had left behind was arrested on Thursday, July 31 after walking into the presence of officers who were still taking statements from store staff.
Posted Aug. 10, 2014, 9:06 am
The Santa Monica Police Department’s Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, Aug. 16 at an undisclosed location within the city limits, between the hours of 7 pm to 3 am.
Posted Aug. 8, 2014, 9:22 am
Authorities are warning of a "Green Dot" scam following three recent cases reported to the Santa Monica Police Department where unsuspecting victims receive a telephone call from a person on the other end who identifies himself as a law enforcement agent.
Posted Aug. 7, 2014, 8:28 am
The National Night Out celebration in Santa Monica on Tuesday evening was an overall success with an estimated crowd of attendees around 1,300 to 1,500 throughout the event, according to the Santa Monica Police Department.
Posted Aug. 7, 2014, 8:11 am
Bail was set at $21,500 on Saturday, July 19 for a 20-year-old Santa Monica man after punching a man in downtown Santa Monica – six times to the head and face.
Posted Aug. 6, 2014, 9:13 am
A man broke a leg in a fall or jump from a waterfall in Malibu Creek State Park on Tuesday, authorities said.
Posted Aug. 6, 2014, 9:04 am
Santa Monica police arrested a 34-year-old man on Sunday, July 20 after an early morning backpack robbery in Palisades Park.
Posted Aug. 5, 2014, 8:54 am
Santa Monica community members are being invited to join forces with Santa Monica Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks, members of the SMPD, and thousands of communities nationwide to celebrate the 31st Annual National Night Out event today, Aug. 5.
Posted Aug. 5, 2014, 8:53 am
A 64-year-old Los Angeles resident was arrested on Tuesday, July 22 after being caught stealing alcohol by plain clothes loss prevention agents inside a Santa Monica Rite-Aid store.
Posted Aug. 4, 2014, 9:00 am
Santa Monica police are investigating a man who stole a cell phone from his ex-girlfriend on Friday, July 11.
Posted Aug. 3, 2014, 9:04 am
A string of "peeping tom" incidents at UCLA and surrounding apartments in Westwood may have ended with the arrest of a 47-year-old man by UCLA police, it was reported Saturday.
Posted Aug. 3, 2014, 8:59 am
A two-car crash in Benedict Canyon this morning injured seven people, four of them critically, a Los Angeles Fire Department official said.
Posted Jul. 31, 2014, 4:01 pm
Police today sought the public's help in locating a 62-year-old man with Alzheimer's who went missing in Culver City.