SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR HAVING A STOLEN LAPTOP

Police were called at 8:31 p.m. Wednesday, December 3rd, to the 1300 block of the Third Street Promenade regarding a report of a suspect attempting to sell a laptop computer.

After speaking with the suspect, police determined that the laptop did not belong to him and was possibly stolen from a Santa Monica resident. Officers contacted the resident, who told them that the laptop, valued at $1,200, had been taken without permission.

The suspect was arrested and booked for possession of stolen property, probation violation and for having an outstanding warrant.

ALLEGEDLY PUSHED COP WHO PULLED HER OVER

A motorcycle officer on patrol in the 100 block of Ocean Park Boulevard at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 3rd, stopped a driver for running a stop sign.

When the driver was pulled over, she became upset and got out of the vehicle. She then allegedly did not comply with police orders and pushed the officer in the chest.

The suspect was arrested and booked for battery on a police officer, a traffic violation and for having no proof of vehicle insurance or registration.

ALLEGEDLY SLAPPED

OFFICER IN VEHICLE

A police officer was seated in a parked vehicle in the 700 block of Montana Avenue at 10:29 a.m. Wednesday, December 3rd, when he saw a suspect he recognized.

The suspect allegedly walked up to the police car, reached in through the window, slapped the officer on the arm and walked away.

After the suspect was asked to stop and did not comply with police orders, the officer caught up with him a block away and detained him until additional officers arrived.

Police arrested the suspect and booked him for assault on a police officer, resisting arrest and for having an outstanding warrant.

ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT OF MAN ON SIDEWALK

When an officer was on patrol in the 200 block of Wilshire Boulevard at 12:09 a.m. Tuesday, December 2nd, he saw a man and a woman arguing on the sidewalk and the woman allegedly punched the man in the face.

The officer then pulled over and separated the two.

The woman was arrested and booked for assault and battery and probation violation.

2 ARRESTED FOR HITTING WAITRESSES WITH SHOES

Two women who were wanted in connection to a fight at a bar in the 1200 block of the Third Street Promenade at 1:15 a.m. November 29th turned themselves in at the Santa Monica Police Department.

The suspects had allegedly hit two waitresses with their high-heeled shoes at the bar. The waitresses were treated for their injuries at a local hospital.

After one of the suspects turned herself in November 29th and the other on December 2nd, they were arrested and booked for assault with a deadly weapon.

BOOKED FOR STEALING

HEADSET FOR PHONE

Loss prevention agents at a store in the 1200 block of the Third Street Promenade alleged to police at 12:10 p.m. Friday, November 28th, that a suspect took an iPhone headset valued at $99 and left the store without paying.

The suspect was detained outside the store and released to police, who arrested the suspect and booked him for petty theft.

ARRESTED FOR STEALING SOCKS AND PERFUME

Loss prevention agents at a store in the 300 block of Colorado Avenue alleged to police at 10:27 a.m. Friday, November 28th, that a suspect had taken a pair of socks and a bottle of perfume and left the store without paying.

The suspect was detained outside the store and provided an allegedly fake name to police, who arrested the suspect and booked him for petty theft and providing false information.

TWO MEN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULTING EACH OTHER

Police were called at 3:30 a.m. Thursday, November 27th, to the 1400 block of Centinela Avenue, where a fight was reported.

A woman told officers that her boyfriend had a fight with her ex-boyfriend and allegedly punched the former boyfriend several times and kicked him in the face. The ex-boyfriend then retrieved a golf club from his trunk and allegedly assaulted the current boyfriend with the club.

The two suspects were arrested and booked for assault with a deadly weapon.

— Compiled and written by Vince Echavaria

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