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Santa Monica Security Guard Assaulted After Pepper Spraying Suspect With Knife

Posted Mar. 31, 2015, 9:02 am

A security guard in Santa Monica was assaulted after pepper spraying the suspect, a 23-year-old homeless man, later known to have 13 outstanding warrants.

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Man Arrested In Santa Monica For Blasting Music In Car While Intoxicated

Posted Mar. 30, 2015, 9:12 am

A 42-year-old Los Angeles resident was charged with resisting officers and public intoxication after he was found parked with his door open and blasting music.

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Santa Monica Homeless Prowler Arrested For Burglary, Possessing Drugs

Posted Mar. 26, 2015, 8:11 am

A 39-year-old homeless man was charged with burglary, vehicle tampering, possession of drug paraphernalia, and appropriation of lost property after he was found inside the gates of a property where he stole an ashtray and an outdoor seat cushion.

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Homeless Man Arrested In Santa Monica For Juvenile Annoyance, Sexual Battery

Posted Mar. 25, 2015, 9:11 am

A 21-year-old homeless man was charged with juvenile annoyance and sexual battery after he assaulted two women in one day on Thursday, March 14.

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Delaware Man Arrested On Third Street Promenade After Assaulting Woman

Posted Mar. 24, 2015, 10:59 am

A 27-year-old resident of Delaware was arrested and charged with assault after officers of the Santa Monica Police Department watched the male suspect pull a woman by the legs off a fountain on Third Street Promenade on Friday, March 13, at 10 am.

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Homeless Man Arrested In Santa Monica Apartment After Using Toilet

Posted Mar. 23, 2015, 9:21 am

A 36-year-old homeless man was arrested and charged with trespass when he was caught in an apartment holding a roll of toilet paper and told officers that he simply needed to go to the bathroom.

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Man Fakes Seizure After Caught Shoplifting At Bloomingdale's In Santa Monica

Posted Mar. 19, 2015, 7:49 am

Paramedics arrived for the pretend-seizure of a 34-year-old suspect who was arrested for shoplifting at Bloomingdale's in Santa Monica on Friday, March 6.

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Huntington Park Resident Arrested On Santa Monica Pier For Aggressive Behavior

Posted Mar. 18, 2015, 9:01 am

A 42-year-old Huntington Park resident was arrested after a Santa Monica Police Department officer, who was standing outside the Santa Monica Pier Substation, responded to a request for help from a citizen on Friday, March 6, at 8:10 pm.

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Meth Users Arrested In Santa Monica After Bungled TJMaxx Store Robbery

Posted Mar. 17, 2015, 9:43 am

Two meth users were arrested for theft and possession after police were called out on Thursday, March 5, at 12:30 pm to attend to a report of armed robbery at the TJMaxx store, located at 1251 Fourth Street.

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Santa Monica Cops Arrest Von's Supermarket Shoplifter After Dramatic Theft

Posted Mar. 16, 2015, 8:54 am

A 22-year-old female resident of Santa Monica was arrested for strong-arm robbery after fleeing from a Von’s Supermarket that she attempted to steal beer and Red Bull from.

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Santa Monica Police Find Cocaine, Meth Hidden In Steering Column Of Truck

Posted Mar. 12, 2015, 8:17 am

Santa Monica police arrested a 37-year-old man on Thursday, Feb. 26, after finding four baggies of cocaine and methamphetamine hidden in the steering column of a driver’s truck.

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Santa Monica Cops Bust Three Glendale Residents On A High-End Shopping Spree

Posted Mar. 11, 2015, 8:56 am

Three Glendale residents were arrested at Santa Monica Place on Wednesday, Feb. 25, after being caught using a stolen credit card to go on an expensive shopping spree.

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Santa Monica Police Arrest Man Who Exposed Himself In Front Of Couple

Posted Mar. 10, 2015, 9:11 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.

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Parking Structure Rage: Man Arrested After Receiving Ticket, Tries To Fight Officer

Posted Mar. 9, 2015, 9:02 am

Santa Monica police arrested a Palos Verdes man on Tuesday, Feb. 24, after the South Bay suspect challenged a traffic services officer to a fight after receiving a parking ticket.

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Man Arrested After Trying To Choke Girlfriend Inside Santa Monica Jack In The Box

Posted Mar. 5, 2015, 8:32 am

A 23-year-old homeless man was arrested on Tuesday, Feb. 17, after trying to choke his girlfriend in a Jack In The Box restaurant, then attacked other customers who intervened to stop the attack.

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Bail Not Granted To Skecher’s Shoe Shop Thief In Santa Monica

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.

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Santa Monica Cops Arrest Man For Exposing, Fondling Himself In Front Of Couple

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.

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Santa Monica Cops Arrest Drunk Driver Found Slumped Over His Steering Wheel

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.

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Homeless Man, 19, Arrested After Stealing Cell Phone From Santa Monica Sears

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.

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Skateboarding Homeless Man Arrested After Trying To Break Into Parked Car

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.

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Santa Monica Woman Arrested For Ripping Shirt Off Husband During Argument

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.

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Santa Monica Cops Arrest Venice Pair For Theft Of High-End Bicycles

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.

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Santa Monica Man, 27, Arrested After Violent Outburst In Adult Store

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.

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Santa Monica Cops Arrest Cyclist After Becoming Aggressive Toward Officers

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.

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Santa Monica Man, 28, Arrested After Pushing Fiancé To Floor During Argument

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.

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