Brendan Bunnell charged with burglary and criminal threats.
By Sam Catanzaro
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has charged a man for breaking into a Santa Monica house and threatening the tenant with a knife.
Earlier today the LA County District Attorney’s Office filed charges on Brendan Bunnell, a 23-year old male, for a residential robbery.
On April 2, 2019, at about 6:50 a.m. the Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) responded to a call for service regarding a residential burglary that had just occurred in the 1400 block of Grant Street near Santa Monica College.
“The lone resident woke up to Bunnell in his house. Bunnell displayed a knife while demanding property and money. The resident was able to run out of the house and call the police without injury,” said SMPD Sergeant Roberto Villegas.
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Bunnell has been charged with 211 PC – Robbery, and 422 PC – Criminal Threats. Bunnell remains in custody pending future court proceedings.
Anyone with additional information related to Bunnell is encouraged to call Detective Elias at (310) 458-8943; Sergeant Skogh at (310) 458-8992; or the Santa Monica Police Department at (310) 458- 8491.