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Category: Crime


Police Release Details About Suspicious Device Found Tuesday

November 22, 2019

November 22, 2019

Fourth false bomb threat to occur over past year in Santa Monica By Sam Catanzaro Earlier this week a suspicious...

Suspicious Device Found on Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica

November 19, 2019

November 19, 2019

Wilshire Boulevard at 21st Street closed off Tuesday afternoon. Photo: Sam Catanzaro.

Senior Killed in Santa Monica by Drunk Driver

November 18, 2019

November 18, 2019

Suspect arrested after Sunday hit and run By Sam Catanzaro Over the weekend a driver under the influence of alcohol...

Man Stabbed by Library, Suspects Arrested

November 10, 2019

November 10, 2019

Man suffers arterial stabbing By Sam Catanzaro After a man was found bleeding profusely with a laceration around his neck...

Man Accused of Murdering Camper in Santa Monica Mountains Faces Life in Prison

November 7, 2019

November 7, 2019

Anthony Rauda accused of shooting Tristan Beaudette, a man camping with his daughters, attempting to kill 10 others By Sam...

Man Charged with Spraying Bear Repellent on Anti-Trump Protesters at Santa Monica Pier

October 23, 2019

October 23, 2019

David Dempsey faces up to eight years in jail By Sam Catanzaro A 32-year-old felon has been charged with spraying...

Man in MAGA Hat Arrested for Spraying Anti-Trump Protesters with Bear Repellent on Santa Monica Pier

October 21, 2019

October 21, 2019

David Dempsy arrested Saturday By Sam Catanzaro Over the weekend a man wearing a “Make America Great Again” cap was...

Officer-Involved Shooting Occurs in Santa Monica

October 21, 2019

October 21, 2019

SMPD shoots man in Ocean Park neighborhood Sunday evening By Sam Catanzaro An officer-involved shooting that ended in a possible...

Audit Looks at Child Abuse Protections in Wake of Uller Scandal

October 20, 2019

October 20, 2019

By Sam Catanzaro  At the October 15 Santa Monica City Council meeting, Praesidium, Inc., a firm specializing in evaluating, designing...

Police Say Gang Involved in Santa Monica Pier Shooting

October 17, 2019

October 17, 2019

Man shot in leg near Santa Monica Pier Wednesday night By Sam Catanzaro The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) says...