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.
Posted Mar. 25, 2015, 10:06 am
Two men from Irvine were publicly identified today as the victims of a collision on Pacific Coast Highway west of Malibu.
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.
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.
Posted Mar. 23, 2015, 10:40 am
A 67-year-old man remains in critical condition today after being struck Sunday afternoon while crossing the road in the 1300 block of 2nd Street (near Arizona Ave.) by a suspected drunk driver.
Posted Mar. 23, 2015, 10:04 am
A 31-year-old man suspected of biting off the fingertip of a Venice cafe owner was behind bars today.
Posted Mar. 23, 2015, 9:53 am
A man suspected of carjacking an Audi A4 during a Santa Monica dealer test ride led LAPD officers on a pursuit in Northridge before crashing the car and being subdued by a non-lethal beanbag, police said today.
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.
Posted Mar. 22, 2015, 10:09 am
A crash involving two motorcycles on Mulholland Highway in the Santa Monica Mountains near Calabasas injured three people, two of them seriously, authorities said.
Posted Mar. 22, 2015, 9:37 am
Bike and pedestrian safety enforcement operations will be stepped up this Monday and Wednesday with focused enforcement on primary collision factors involving motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists, according to the Santa Monica Police Department.
Posted Mar. 19, 2015, 1:08 pm
A police bomb squad has removed that "suspicious package" found on a Wilshire Boulevard sidewalk in Westwood, according to the LAPD, which reports it was just a suitcase containing personal items.
Posted Mar. 19, 2015, 8:43 am
Some parents expressed dissatisfaction with what they heard Wednesday night from Los Angeles Unified School District officials at a community meeting at Venice High School to discuss the recent arrest of one dozen students suspected of taking part in sexual assaults of two girls.
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.
Posted Mar. 18, 2015, 10:11 am
A motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene following a crash in Brentwood at 7:40 a.m. near Sunset Boulevard and Kenter Avenue, said Los Angeles police Officer Drake Madison. No other vehicles were apparently involved.
Posted Mar. 18, 2015, 9:46 am
A 12th teenage boy who was allegedly part of a group of 14 accused of sexually assaulting two girls who attend Venice High School surrendered to police Tuesday.
Posted Mar. 18, 2015, 9:45 am
A television reporter and photographer were credited today with helping sheriff's deputies track down four people sought for an assault at a Malibu restaurant.
Posted Mar. 18, 2015, 9:07 am
The Santa Monica Police Department’s Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint this Friday, March 20, at an undisclosed location within city limits.
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.
Posted Mar. 17, 2015, 1:18 pm
An undercover Santa Monica Police Department sting operation on Saturday led to one citation being issued to an adult caught furnishing alcohol to an underage decoy.
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.
Posted Mar. 17, 2015, 9:31 am
A pedestrian in his 80s was struck by a vehicle today in the Rancho Park area of Los Angeles just west of Century City and died at the scene, authorities said.
Posted Mar. 16, 2015, 9:28 am
Two people were freed from their vehicles using the Jaws of Life then flown by helicopters to hospitals Sunday night after a head-on collision in a canyon above Malibu, a Los Angeles County Fire Department official said.
Posted Mar. 16, 2015, 9:25 am
Police today continued a search for four male suspects who allegedly were part of a group of 14 teenage boys accused of sexually assaulting two girls who attend at Venice High School.
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.
Posted Mar. 14, 2015, 9:45 am
Santa Monica police will today take part locally in a statewide “Shoulder Tap” Decoy Operation involving nearly 100 California law enforcement agencies.