August 8, 2020 Breaking News, Latest News, and Videos

Santa Monica Police Arrest Man, 38, For Throwing Shoe At His Wife:

A Santa Monica man aged 38 was arrested Saturday, Sept. 21 and charged with domestic battery after throwing a bicycle shoe at his wife.

Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department received a radio call at 12:12 am on this day informing them of a family disturbance in the 1600 block of Ocean Front Walk.

Upon arrival the officers spoke with the victim who was the wife of the suspect.

The victim told the officers that she had been relaxing by lying on the couch inside the residence when her husband approached her and slapped her on the back of her head for no reason whatsoever.

The wife stated that she had confronted her husband about this act of aggression and that he had denied hitting her.

The wife, angered by this act, and the subsequent denial, picked up a pillow and threw it at her husband.

The husband responded by throwing a bicycle shoe at his wife.

The officers, based upon the evidence of the wife, arrested the husband and charged him with domestic battery.

Bail information was not available at the time of going to press.

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.

in News
Related Posts

Santa Monica Police Crack Down on Mask Violators

August 7, 2020

August 7, 2020

Police issue tickets on Montana Avenue By Sam Catanzaro Santa Monica police have begun issuing citations to individuals not wearing...

Former Angels Employee Charged in Tyler Skagg’s Fatal Fentanyl Overdose

August 7, 2020

August 7, 2020

Former Angels Communications Director Eric Prescott Kay faces up to 20 years in prison By Sam Catanzaro An ex-employee of...

Open Air Homes: Bringing High-End Rentals to LA

August 6, 2020

August 6, 2020

By Toi Creel In 2012 Brad Greiner, an independent filmmaker found himself in a financial pinch where he could no...

City Council Adapts Transportation Rules: Santa Monica Beat – August, 6, 2020

August 6, 2020

August 6, 2020

Local news and culture in under 5 minutes. * City Council Adapts Transportation Rules * Affordable Housing Development Coming to...

Santa Monica School District May Push Back Start Date

August 6, 2020

August 6, 2020

County to Not Issue Reopening Waivers By Sam Catanzaro Santa Monica’s public school district may push back the first day...

Brock on Your Block: It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

August 4, 2020

August 4, 2020

On his daily long walks during the pandemic, Phil Brock finds wonderful settings his neighbors have created to delight all...

Plaza at Santa Monica Representative, SMC President Among New Chamber Board Members

August 4, 2020

August 4, 2020

Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce announces 2020-2021 Board of Directors By Sam Catanzaro A representative of the proposed “The Plaza”...

COVID-19: Officials ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ County Is on Right Path to Slowing Spread

August 3, 2020

August 3, 2020

County health officials cite closure of bars and other indoor venues as factor behind trends By Sam Catanzaro Health officials...

27 Candidates In The Running For City Council?: Santa Monica Beat – August, 3, 2020

August 3, 2020

August 3, 2020

Local news and culture in under 5 minutes. * 27 Candidates In The Running For City Council? * Rents Decreasing...

Suspicious Vehicle Cleared by Tactical Bomb Squad

August 3, 2020

August 3, 2020

Downtown Santa Monica incident cleared by Santa Monica police, LA County Sheriff’s Department By Sam Catanzaro The Los Angeles Sheriff’s...

Edify TV: Mike Bonin Talks Police Funding, Homelessness, Resident Satisfaction and More

July 31, 2020

July 31, 2020

Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin sits down (virtually) with Mirror Media Group Executive Producer Juliet Lemar to discuss decreased...

Downtown Santa Monica Plaza Project Update: Santa Monica Beat – July, 30, 2020

July 30, 2020

July 30, 2020

Local news and culture in under 5 minutes. * Downtown Santa Monica Plaza Project Update * Emergency Relief for Santa...

Plaintiffs in Voting Rights Case Against Santa Monica Petition for Rehearing

July 30, 2020

July 30, 2020

Decision “contains several critical legal and factual mistakes,” says petition By Sam Catanzaro Earlier this month an appeals court ruled...