Posted Mar. 4, 2015, 8:59 am
Bail was not granted to a 32-year-old man on Monday, Feb. 16, after stealing shoes from the Skecher’s shoe shop on the Third Street Promenade.
Posted Mar. 3, 2015, 9:02 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.
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.
Posted Feb. 26, 2015, 1:55 pm
Two Los Angeles men on parole aged in their mid-20s were arrested on Tuesday evening not long after they broke into a Santa Monica home that was wired with motion sensor surveillance cameras that instantly alerted the homeowner’s smart phone.
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.
Posted Feb. 25, 2015, 9:21 am
Lindsay Lohan was ordered today to perform 125 additional hours of community service as part of her probation stemming from a 2012 crash on Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica, after the prosecution objected to some of the work for which the actress had been credited.
Posted Feb. 25, 2015, 9:01 am
During the past few weeks, the Santa Monica Police Department has reported a spike in catalytic converter thefts within the city limits as well as in adjacent neighborhoods.
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.
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.
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.
Posted Feb. 23, 2015, 9:20 am
A 28-year-old man remains jailed today, nursing police dog bites and facing a likely murder charge and $1 million bail, for the stabbing death of a man.
Posted Feb. 21, 2015, 5:28 pm
A suspect wanted in connection with a man's fatal stabbing barricaded himself inside a Santa Monica apartment for more than five hours on Saturday, prompting evacuations of nearby residences as a sheriff's special weapons team backed by an airborne unit sought his surrender.
Posted Feb. 20, 2015, 8:36 am
Recent changes in parking enforcements along Olympic Drive between Main and Fourth streets in Santa Monica are seeing a number of cars towed away each afternoon.
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.
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.
Posted Feb. 18, 2015, 8:48 am
A 40-year-old man was convicted Tuesday of stabbing three homeless people as they slept in downtown Los Angeles, Santa Monica and Hollywood.
Posted Feb. 17, 2015, 8:47 am
A man who appeared to be trying to kill himself at a Los Angeles International Airport cargo terminal on Monday was chased in his car by police into the central terminal area and taken into custody.
Posted Feb. 17, 2015, 8:36 am
The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) held a bike and pedestrian safety enforcement operation on Monday. Another operation is scheduled for Friday with focused enforcement on primary collision factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists.
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.
Posted Feb. 16, 2015, 9:23 am
A 22-year-old man from the San Francisco Bay Area was killed when his speeding 1998 Porsche went off a switchback section of a mountain road above Malibu and fell 100 feet down a steep embankment, the California Highway Patrol said today.
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.
Posted Feb. 14, 2015, 9:36 am
Gary Busey backed his vehicle into a woman in Malibu as he left a supermarket parking lot Friday afternoon, but she was not hurt and the actor was not cited, a sheriff's deputy said.
Posted Feb. 13, 2015, 8:14 am
A 20-year-old woman suspected to be the Tip Jar Bandit who stole money from tip jars in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills was arrested Thursday.
Posted Feb. 13, 2015, 8:06 am
A quieter environment was on Santa Monica City Council’s agenda this week as councilmembers passed a new ordinance to change noise regulation in most of the city.
Posted Feb. 12, 2015, 8:11 am
A gang member was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the shooting deaths of two young men at a Venice-area park.