Santa Monica Police Officers stopped a bicyclist for a traffic violation at 2:07 a.m. Monday, April 4th, in the 1700 block of Cloverfield Boulevard.

During their investigation, officers allegedly recovered a burglary tool and a garage opener in the suspect’s possession.

The bicycle was reported stolen from Eureka, California in 2002.

The suspect — identified as Melvin Gilbert Thomas, 39, of Los Angeles — was arrested and taken to the Santa Monica Jail.

Thomas was booked for possession of a burglary tool, possession of stolen property, and parole violation.

No bail was set.

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