Posted Apr. 20, 2015, 9:16 am
Bail was set at $100,000 for a Gardena man on Saturday, April 11, after the man crashed his car under the influence of narcotics. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department received a radio call at 4:30 pm informing them that there had been a traffic collision in the intersection of Stewart St. and Olympic Blvd.
Posted Apr. 19, 2015, 9:08 am
An Inglewood man is jailed on suspicion of murder and attempted murders today in connection with a series of shootings in the Palms district of West Los Angeles, which left one man killed and four other men wounded.
Posted Apr. 18, 2015, 9:19 am
A motorist was arrested and booked for a DUI warrant and a passenger was cited for having an open container during an overnight driver's license/sobriety checkpoint in Malibu, a police sergeant said today.
Posted Apr. 16, 2015, 9:39 am
A man in his mid-20s today accepted what to turned out to be an expensive dare from friends at Venice Beach.
Posted Apr. 16, 2015, 8:15 am
A 41-year-old female resident of Louisiana was arrested and charged with corporal injury upon a spouse in response to her husband’s accusations that she scratched and punched him during an alcohol-fueled fracas.
Posted Apr. 15, 2015, 8:13 am
A shoeless 21-year-old Los Angeles resident was arrested and charged with code violation and resisting arrest after he was spotted by an officer taking trash out of a city-owned trash can and throwing it in the street in search of his shoes.
Posted Apr. 14, 2015, 9:11 am
A 33-year-old homeless man was arrested and charged with trespass and theft following his attempt to steal 18 bags of almonds and loitering in a Starbucks’ female restroom.
Posted Apr. 13, 2015, 10:11 am
A man was taken into custody today for allegedly making telephoned bomb threats that led to the closure of the offramp from the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway in the Westwood area, authorities said.
Posted Apr. 13, 2015, 9:14 am
A 32-year-old homeless man was taken to jail and charged with theft and trespass after he stood naked in a woman’s shower area at Exhale Spa inside the Fairmont Miramar Hotel.
Posted Apr. 9, 2015, 8:02 am
A 62-year-old Santa Monica man was arrested and charged with domestic violence on Saturday, March 28. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department were called out to the 2100 block of Delaware Ave. at 8:11 am in order to assist a woman who had claimed that she had been the victim of domestic violence.
Posted Apr. 8, 2015, 9:32 am
The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) conducted an undercover Decoy/Shoulder Tap operation on Monday, April 6, which resulted in no violations.
Posted Apr. 8, 2015, 9:17 am
A 44-year-old Los Angeles woman who tried to sneak away from paying her bill at a Santa Monica Pier restaurant was arrested on Thursday, March 26. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department were called out to the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company at 11:24 pm in order to investigate a woman who had refused to pay for her food.
Posted Apr. 7, 2015, 9:04 am
Santa Monica police arrested a Beverly Hills man, 42, for intent to commit rape on Wednesday, March 25.
Posted Apr. 6, 2015, 9:03 am
A 67-year-old Santa Monica man was arrested and charged with sexual battery on Wednesday, March 25. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department were called out to a care facility located in the 1300 block of 20th Street at 9:40 pm in order to investigate a report of a sexual battery.
Posted Apr. 5, 2015, 8:28 am
A brushfire was ignited in lower Topanga Canyon, when a car plunged down a cliff and ignited Saturday.
Posted Apr. 4, 2015, 9:54 am
A man shot and killed himself at the Universal Studios theme park Friday afternoon, near a restaurant where a former girlfriend works as a waitress, a sheriff's lieutenant said.
Posted Apr. 2, 2015, 8:25 am
A 57-year-old homeless man sleeping in a beach restroom was arrested after threatening a Santa Monica City employee with a gun once he was roused.
Posted Apr. 2, 2015, 8:21 am
A 24-year-old Beverly Hills resident was arrested and charged with theft and attempting to enter parked vehicles after a Santa Monica resident witnessed the suspect standing close to cars in a garage.
Posted Mar. 31, 2015, 9:45 am
An 18-year-old man suspected of assaulting a woman with a skateboard in Venice was released on bail, authorities said Monday.
Posted Mar. 31, 2015, 9:05 am
A burglar was interrupted while at a Santa Monica apartment early today but still managed to escape with musical instruments and a computer, police said.
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.
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.
Posted Mar. 29, 2015, 8:45 am
The wreckage from the crash between an Expo Line train and a car, which left one person in grave condition, has been cleared. The collision occurred Saturday when the train this hit a car that turned in front of it at Exposition Park. In addition to the person who was reportedly near death, 20 other people were also injured. That unidentified person was driving a Hyundai Sonata and had to be cut from the crumpled car, authorities said.
Posted Mar. 28, 2015, 9:27 am
Two people suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash near the Bel Air Estates section of Los Angeles, a fire official said today.
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.