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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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Cops Catch Bicycle Thief In The Act In Downtown Santa Monica

Posted Jan. 15, 2015, 8:53 am

A bicycle thief was arrested on Saturday, Jan. 3, after Santa Monica police on patrol in downtown Santa Monica caught the man in the act. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department spotted a suspicious man in the area of Broadway in Downtown Santa Monica at 12:20 pm on this day.

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Man Leads Santa Monica Police On Chase In City Pressure Washing Truck

Posted Jan. 14, 2015, 9:52 am

A 67-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested on Wednesday, Dec. 31, after stealing a City of Santa Monica pressure washing truck and crashing it into a black Audi on Montana Avenue while trying to flee authorities.

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Inglewood Burglar Arrested In Santa Monica Thanks To Surveillance Equipment

Posted Jan. 13, 2015, 10:11 am

Santa Monica police arrested a 43-year-old suspected Inglewood burglar on Tuesday, Dec. 30, after he was found in possession of a burglary tools.

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Bail Set At $52,500 For Santa Monica Man, 75, After Lying To Police

Posted Jan. 12, 2015, 9:48 am

A 75-year-old Santa Monica resident was granted bail to the sum of $52,500 on Tuesday, Dec. 30, after providing false information to police officers in an attempt to conceal the fact he had a warrant out for his arrest.

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Homeless Man Arrested At Santa Monica Burger King Following Violent Assault

Posted Jan. 8, 2015, 8:28 am

Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department were called out to the Burger King fast food restaurant at 1919 Pico Boulevard at 2:25 pm in response to a report of a battery that had just occurred.

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Homeless Man Arrested In Santa Monica On Trespassing Charge

Posted Jan. 7, 2015, 9:35 am

A 52-year-old homeless man was arrested in Santa Monica on Friday, Dec. 26, after being found sleeping next to a property where he had been told to stay away from.

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Homeless Man Arrested For Punching Santa Monica Coffee Shop Patron In Face

Posted Jan. 6, 2015, 9:32 am

A 32-year-old homeless man was arrested on Friday, Dec. 26, after punching another man in the face for no apparent inside a Santa Monica coffee shop.

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Christmas Day Ends In Jail For Man Who Assaulted Ex-Girlfriend

Posted Jan. 5, 2015, 9:32 am

Santa Monica police arrested a 36-year-old man on Christmas Day after he visited his ex-girlfriend's home and assaulted her in the bedroom.

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Santa Monica Homeless Man Holds Up Starbucks, Minus The Gun

Posted Jan. 1, 2015, 6:00 am

Santa Monica police arrested a homeless man on Wednesday, Dec. 17, after this man made threats that he would shoot a Starbucks coffee shop employee, even though he wasn’t in possession of a gun.

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Bail Set At $50,000 For Santa Monica Man Who Slapped Girlfriend In Face

Posted Jan. 1, 2015, 6:00 am

Bail was set at $50,000 for a young Santa Monica man on Saturday, Dec. 20, after slapping his girlfriend in the face.

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Man Arrested In Santa Monica After Violating Restraining Order

Posted Dec. 30, 2015, 9:22 am

A 49-year-old Los Angeles resident was arrested on Thursday, Dec. 18, after violating a restraining order while in Santa Monica.

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Santa Monica Man Arrested After Grabbing Buttocks Of Minor

Posted Dec. 29, 2015, 9:22 am

A 29-year-old Santa Monica man was arrested on Wednesday, Dec. 17, after grabbing the buttocks of a minor at a business on the Third Street Promenade.

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Santa Monica Bar Patron Arrested After Throwing Pint Of Beer At Bartender

Posted Dec. 26, 2014, 9:00 am

Bail was set at $30,000 for a bar patron on Saturday, Dec. 13, after throwing a pint of beer at a Santa Monica bartender after she refused to pay for the beverage.

A Bloomgindale’s Santa Monica employee was busted for embezzlement at her work place.

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Bloomgindale’s Santa Monica Employee Arrested On Embezzlement Charge

Posted Dec. 24, 2014, 9:50 am

A Bloomgindale’s Santa Monica employee was arrested Thursday, Dec. 11, after being caught voiding sales receipts from cash paying customers and then pocketing the amounts from the registry.

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Two Women Arrested After Public Scuffle On Third Street Promenade

Posted Dec. 22, 2014, 9:22 am

Two women who used to be in a relationship and formally lived together were both arrested on Thursday, Dec. 11, after getting into a public scuffle on the Third Street Promenade.

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Santa Monica Police Arrest Man For Stealing Bicycle, Spitting At Officers

Posted Dec. 18, 2014, 9:14 am

Santa Monica police arrested a 37-year-old man on Wednesday, Dec. 3, after the suspect spat on an officer investigating a report of a stolen bicycle.

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Santa Monica Woman Arrested After Hoisting Skirt To Expose Herself In Rite-Aid

Posted Dec. 18, 2014, 9:10 am

Bail was set at $10,000 for a 53-year-old Santa Monica woman on Sunday, Dec. 7, after hoisting her skirt and shirt inside a Rite-Aid store to expose her private parts to staff and customers.

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Santa Monica Police Chase Ends With Two Arrests, One Suspect At-Large

Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:29 am

Santa Monica police arrested two men with a third suspect at-large following a police chase on Saturday, Dec. 6. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department on patrol in the area of 17th St. and Delaware Ave. chanced upon a vehicle with three occupants run a stop sign at 3:10 am.

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Portland Man Arrested On Third Street Promenade After Throwing Cup Of Water

Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 9:41 am

A 32 year-old man from Portland, Oregon, was arrested on the Third Street Promenade on Thursday, Dec. 4, after throwing a cup of water at a woman.

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