On Saturday, Sept. 3, at 12 p.m. officers went to the parking lot of the CVS store located at 2505 Santa Monica Boulevard in response to a report of suspicious people who were loitering there.
When they arrived at the scene the officers spotted two people who were sitting inside a parked vehicle and looking suspicious.
The officers spoke with these suspicious people and requested, and were granted, permission to search their vehicle.
The officers discovered methamphetamine (amp, blue belly, crank, crystal, glass, speed, white cross, white crunch etc.) and Xanax (downers, valley girl, stupefi, forget, tranqs, yellows etc.) inside both a wallet and small container belonging to one of the suspicious people.
The officers decided to arrest the driver of the vehicle, a 20-year-old resident of Woodland Hills, and he was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, and a probation violation.
His bail was set at $10,000.
The other suspicious person was released at the scene.
Editor’s Note: These reports are part of a regular police coverage series entitled “Alert Police Blotter” (APB), which injects some minor editorial into certain police activities in Santa Monica. Not all of the Mirror’s coverage of incidents involving police are portrayed in this manner. More serious crimes and police-related activities are regularly reported without editorial in the pages of the Santa Monica Mirror and its website, smmirror.com
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