Posted Aug. 29, 2014, 9:15 am
Police are seeking the public's help in locating a 48-year-old man with a traumatic brain injury who left his home in Hollywood earlier this week and was last seen later the same day at a Starbucks in Santa Monica.
Posted Aug. 28, 2014, 9:26 am
A 22-year-old Compton man was arrested on Saturday, Aug. 16 after Santa Monica police officers found the suspect in possession of a weapon, alcohol, and marijuana in public.
Posted Aug. 27, 2014, 9:36 am
Santa Monica police are warning residents to be vigilant toward phishing - fraudulent activity in which email messages or phone calls are used to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card numbers.
Posted Aug. 27, 2014, 9:12 am
A Santa Monica-based homeless outreach group asked for donations today in the name of a volunteer who was fatally injured in an accident Friday.
Posted Aug. 27, 2014, 9:05 am
A 51-year-old man was arrested in Venice on Saturday, Aug. 16 after being caught stealing a “bait bicycle” under the surveillance of the Santa Monica Police Department.
Posted Aug. 26, 2014, 9:26 am
A 62-year-old woman who provided outreach services to the homeless in the City of Santa Monica was struck and killed by a landscaping truck on Friday morning, the Santa Monica Police Department said Monday.
Posted Aug. 26, 2014, 9:15 am
Santa Monica police arrested three armed robbery suspects on Saturday, Aug. 16 shortly after they stole about $120 from a parking lot attendant and tried to flee on the 10 Freeway.
Posted Aug. 26, 2014, 9:12 am
A motorcyclist was killed today in a crash on the westbound Santa Monica (10) Freeway in Santa Monica, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Posted Aug. 25, 2014, 9:08 am
Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight was the apparent target of a gunman who shot him and two other people at a party at a Sunset Strip nightclub before the MTV Video Music Awards, according to a sheriff's investigator.
Posted Aug. 25, 2014, 9:03 am
A Santa Monica personal trainer was recently arrested after surveillance footage captured him stealing jewelry valued at more than $24,000 from one of his clients.
Posted Aug. 22, 2014, 12:29 pm
A Los Angeles man convicted of two 2012 armed robberies in Santa Monica was today sentenced at the LAX branch courthouse to serve 60 years in state prison.
Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:16 am
Santa Monica police arrested a 36-year-old Los Angeles man on Sunday, Aug. 10 after masturbating with a cabbage leaf on a Big Blue Bus.
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.