ONE MAN ALLEGEDLY ATTEMPTS TO RUN OVER ANOTHER AT GAS STATION
A man was arrested in the 2500 block of Lincoln Boulevard around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, October 26th, after he allegedly attempted to run over a man with his vehicle at a gas station.
The victim told police that he was pumping gas at the station when the suspect drove his vehicle into the victim’s car.
The victim inspected the damage to his car. The suspect allegedly left his vehicle and began shouting at the victim. The victim began taking photographs of the damage to his car.
The suspect allegedly got back in his vehicle and attempted to run over the suspect before fleeing the scene.
Police located the suspect in the vicinity of the gas station, arrested him, and booked him in Santa Monica Jail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon.
The victim was not injured.
ALLEGED CLOTHING THIEF ARRESTED
Police arrested a woman at Santa Monica Place around 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 27th, after she allegedly walked into a store, concealed clothing under her shirt and in her pants and left the store without paying for the merchandise.
Once outside the store, a loss prevention officer detained the woman until police were notified and on the scene.
The woman was booked in Santa Monica Jail for petty theft.
SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR PETTY THEFT AT STORE
Two suspects were arrested in the 1300 block of the Third Street Promenade around 4:30 p.m. Thursday, October 28th, after they allegedly walked into a store, removed items from the shelves, placed the items in bags and left the store without paying for the items.
Once outside the store, the suspects were detained by loss prevention officers until police arrived.
The suspects were booked in Santa Monica Jail for petty theft.
MAN ALLEGEDLY PUTS COAT IN HIS PANTS
A man in the 1300 block of Third Street was arrested around 10:50 a.m. Friday, October 29th, after he allegedly entered a store, took a coat off a rack, stuffed it in his pants and left the store.
The man was arrested outside the store and taken to Santa Monica Jail for petty theft.
SUSPECT INITIATED TRAFFIC ACCIDENT, POLICE SAY
Police attempted to pull over a suspect in a vehicle for not having headlights on in the 1800 block of Lincoln Boulevard at 1:42 a.m. Sunday, October 31st.
Police say the suspect refused to stop and entered the Santa Monica Freeway, where he allegedly attempted to run another vehicle off the road, causing an accident.
Police arrested the suspect for assault with a deadly weapon.
MAN ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTED KIDNAPPING
A man told police that he was holding his one-year-old brother’s hand while the two were walking in the 300 block of Santa Monica Boulevard around 6:30 p.m. Sunday, October 31st, when a suspect approached them and allegedly attempted to grab the child’s arm.
The child’s brother held onto
the child’s hand and the suspect fled.
Police arrested the suspect in the area of the incident and booked him in Santa Monica Jail for attempted kidnapping.
MAN EATS FOOD, BUT ALLEGEDLY DOES NOT PAY
A suspect was arrested in the 1400 block of Third Street around 4:40 p.m. Monday, November 1st, after he allegedly ordered food at a restaurant, ate the food and left the restaurant without paying the bill.
Police booked the suspect in Santa Monica Jail on charges of defrauding an innkeeper.
— Compiled and written by Rob Wasserman