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Latest Santa Monica Police Department news.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Female Jogger Assaulted In Early Morning Attack On Santa Monica Beach

Posted Jul. 1, 2015, 9:15 am

A female jogger on an early morning run had the fright of her life on Saturday, June 20, after an 18-year-old man tackled her to the ground for no apparent reason.

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News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Bail Not Granted To Santa Monica Man For Pushing Pregnant Girlfriend To Ground

Posted Jun. 30, 2015, 9:04 am

Bail was not granted to a Santa Monica man on Friday, June 19, after the 21-year-old pushed his pregnant girlfriend to the ground during an argument. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department were called out to the Santa Monica-UCLA Hospital, located at 1225 15th Street, at 4:40 pm on this day in response to a call that dispatch had received from a social worker.

Fireworks may not be used in Santa Monica even if they are legal in the city in which they are purchased.

News, Fire Department, Santa Monica, Police Department, Fire De

Santa Monica Authorities: All Types Of Fireworks Are Illegal Within City Limits

Posted Jun. 29, 2015, 9:51 am

As the July 4th holiday approaches on Saturday, the Santa Monica Fire and Police Departments reminds everyone that all types of fireworks are illegal in the City of Santa Monica.

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News, Malibu, Police Department

Large Sheriff's Deputies Response To Burnouts At Zuma Beach Parking Lots

Posted Jun. 29, 2015, 9:26 am

A large number of lowriders packed Zuma Beach's parking lots on Sunday, and when some drivers began burning rubber and cutting donuts, they triggered a large number of sheriff's deputies to be sent there.

The “Rolled Sleeves Bandit” has been linked to seven bank robberies since November, including Santa Monica.

News, Police Department, Police

Santa Monica Bank Robber - AKA "Rolled-Sleeves Bandit" - Gets FIve Years Prison

Posted Jun. 29, 2015, 9:19 am

A former Newport Beach dentist dubbed the "rolled-sleeves bandit" was sentenced today to five years in federal prison for the theft of more than $21,000 from seven banks on the Southern California coast.

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News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Resident Helps In Arrest Of Lurking Burglar

Posted Jun. 29, 2015, 9:16 am

An alert Santa Monica resident helped in the arrest of a burglar on Friday, June 19, after reporting suspicious behavior to authorities.

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News, Malibu, Police Department, Pch

Car Careens Into Malibu Gas Pump Saturday Night After Clipped By Taxi On PCH

Posted Jun. 28, 2015, 9:30 am

A car that witnesses said was clipped by a taxi cab careened into a gas pump in Malibu Saturday night, causing a fire that did not injure anyone, authorities said.

Gregory Hogrebe’s career goal is to secure a criminalist position and specialize in firearms examination.

News, Santa Monica, Education, Police Department

Santa Monica Police Department Forensic Investigator Hones His CSI Skills At Cal State L.A.

Posted Jun. 27, 2015, 8:28 am

Like many Cal State L.A. students, Gregory Hogrebe has complemented his classroom experience with work experience.

L and K Liquor was one of two Main Street businesses cited for violation of Business and Professions Code prohibiting the sales of alcoholic beverages to a minor.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

SMPD Cite Two Alcohol Retailers In Undercover Operation

Posted Jun. 26, 2015, 9:42 am

Two people walk into a store to buy alcohol, both at least passing the eye test, looking to be over 21. They approach the counter with the selected drink and pay the cashier. No questions asked, no IDs shown, just in and out.

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News, Police Department, Century City

Sentencing Today For Men Convicted Of 2011 Century City Parking Garage Murder

Posted Jun. 25, 2015, 8:16 am

Two men convicted in a deadly stabbing attack on a woman in a Century City parking garage are expected to be sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Bus Stop Bust: Woman Arrested At Santa Monica Bus Stop After Threatening Person With Knife

Posted Jun. 25, 2015, 8:06 am

A 46-year-old Los Angeles woman was arrested on Sunday, June 14, after threatening a person at a bus stop with a large kitchen knife.

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News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Venice Woman, 37, Arrested After Assaulting Santa Monica Police Officers

Posted Jun. 24, 2015, 9:11 am

A 37-year-old Venice woman was arrested on Saturday, June 13, after hitting and kicking police officers who tried to talk to her.

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News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Woman Arrested For Biting Partner's Arm During Argument

Posted Jun. 23, 2015, 9:06 am

A 44-year-old Santa Monica woman was arrested on Saturday, June 13, after biting her partner’s arm during an argument over who was looking after their child.

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News, Malibu, Police Department

Fatal Vehicle Crash In Malibu Starts Brush Fire Off Malibu Canyon Road

Posted Jun. 22, 2015, 2:36 pm

The driver of a vehicle that crashed over the side of Malibu Canyon Road north of Pacific Coast Highway, killing him and igniting a small brush fire, was a 53-year-old man, authorities said today.

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News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Police Arrest Man Who Assaulted Girlfriend Over Un-Ironed Shirt

Posted Jun. 22, 2015, 9:22 am

Santa Monica police arrested a man on Friday, June 12, who assaulted his girlfriend after an argument over an un-ironed shirt quickly escalated.

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News, Police Department, Culver City

Vehicle Crashes Into Panda Express In Culver City

Posted Jun. 22, 2015, 9:19 am

A vehicle crashed into the front of a Panda Express restaurant in Culver City on Sunday, sending one person to a hospital for precautionary reasons, police said.

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News, Malibu, Police Department

Malibu Home-Invasion: Man Aged 77 Recovering From Stab Wounds

Posted Jun. 21, 2015, 9:01 am

A 77-year-old man was hospitalized in stable condition today, recovering from stab wounds he suffered during a home-invasion robbery at his Malibu apartment.

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News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Cops Arrest Man Who Threw His Girlfriend Onto Coffee Table

Posted Jun. 18, 2015, 8:22 am

A 29-year-old man was arrested and charged with domestic violence on Saturday, June 6, after throwing his girlfriend onto a coffee table inside her home.

Robert Taylor was sentenced to 13 years state prison for tasering a Santa Monica parking attendant during a bungled robbery in July 2014.

News, Santa Monica, Courts, Police Department

13 Year Prison Sentence For Man Who Tasered Santa Monica Parking Attendant

Posted Jun. 17, 2015, 2:31 pm

Los Angeles man Robert Lee Taylor was sentenced to 13 years in state prison on June 5 after waiving his right to a trial and pled “no contest” to a 2014 attempted robbery and assault case where he tasered a Santa Monica parking attendant.

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News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

DNA From Santa Monica Break-In, Assault Leads To Arrest Of Suspect

Posted Jun. 17, 2015, 9:12 am

Bail was not granted to a La Mirada man on Friday, June 5, after DNA evidence linked the suspect to a break-in and assault at a residence earlier this year.

Santa Monica police carried out an enforcement initiative known as a “Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation” on June 12.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Two Citations Issued During Undercover Minor Decoy Operation In Santa Monica

Posted Jun. 16, 2015, 11:45 am

The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) issued two citations during an undercover minor decoy operation on Friday, June 12.

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Watch Your Belongings On The Beach! Man Arrested For Stealing Unattended Phone

Posted Jun. 16, 2015, 10:31 am

A 40-year-old man was arrested and charged with theft on Friday, June 5, after stealing a cell phone left unattended on the beach with other belongings.

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News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Man, 22, Charged With Domestic Violence After Argument With Mother

Posted Jun. 15, 2015, 9:16 am

A 22-year-old Santa Monica man was arrested and charged with domestic violence on Thursday, June 4, after throwing a moneybag at his mother and injuring her.

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News, Venice, Police Department

Suspect Arrested For Stabbing Man In Front Of James Beach Bar In Venice

Posted Jun. 13, 2015, 9:33 am

A suspect who remained at the scene was arrested for the suspected stabbing of another man in Venice early today.

News, Celebrity, Police Department, Beverly Hills

John Stamos Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI In Beverly Hills

Posted Jun. 13, 2015, 9:20 am

Actor John Stamos was cited for suspicion of drunken driving, and today thanked Beverly Hills police for their help. Stamos was stopped in his vehicle near the intersection of Beverly Drive and Santa Monica Boulevard around 7:45 p.m. Friday, said Beverly Hills police Lt. Lincoln Hoshino.

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