ALLEGEDLY KICKED DOOR AND WINDOW OF VEHICLE

Police were called at 3:55 a.m. Thursday, November 13th, to the 2200 block of Oak Street, regarding a report of people yelling in the street.

A man told officers that he had had a fight with a friend and after the fight was broken up, the friend allegedly kicked the man’s vehicle several times, causing damage to the passenger side door and window.

Police arrested the suspect and booked him for felony vandalism.

HOUSEKEEPER ARRESTED FOR STEALING CLOTHES

Police were called at 3:54 p.m. Thursday, November 13th, to a residence in the 600 block of 17th Street, where a woman told them she suspected her housekeeper of stealing clothes from her home over the previous few weeks. That day, while the housekeeper was cleaning the home, the woman searched through the housekeeper’s purse and allegedly found one of her shirts valued at $50 and called police.

The suspect was arrested and booked for burglary.

ALLEGEDLY TRIED TO DRIVE INTO POLICE CAR

Police were called at 7:40 p.m. Thursday, November 13th, to a gas station in the 400 block of Pico Boulevard regarding a report of a suspect in a black SUV causing a disturbance.

When police arrived, the suspect had fled, but they later located the black SUV, which allegedly attempted to run into the side of the police vehicle. Police attempted to stop the vehicle, which fled from the scene, leading to a pursuit.

During the pursuit, the driver of the vehicle allegedly drove recklessly, but police trapped the vehicle on Bay Street, where the driver got out. The driver, who police determined to be under the influence, then allegedly refused to follow orders and resisted arrest, causing police to use a Taser on him.

The suspect was arrested and booked for assault with a deadly weapon, evading police, driving under the influence, resisting arrest and reckless driving.

EMPLOYEE ARRESTED FOR STEALING FROM STORE

Police were called at 12:36 p.m. Friday, November 14th, to a store in the 1300 block of the Third Street Promenade, where a theft suspect was being detained.

Loss prevention agents alleged to police that an employee had committed 12 cash exchange thefts during October and November, resulting in a loss of $1,753 to the store.

Police arrested the suspect and booked her for grand theft.

ALLEGEDLY STALKED MAN AND BROKE INTO HOME

Police were called to a residence in the 1500 block of Idaho Avenue at 6:15 p.m. Friday, November 14th, where a residential burglary was reported.

When police arrived, they detained a suspect as she was leaving the residence. A man alleged that the suspect had stalked him, broken into his home several times in the past and taken paperwork from the home.

The suspect was arrested and booked for burglary and stalking.

BOOKED FOR THROWING BOTTLE AT EMPLOYEES

Witnesses at a beach cafÈ in the 1200 block of the Pacific Coast Highway alleged to police at 2:45 p.m. Sunday, November 16th, that a man had been waving a beer bottle at employees and threw it at them after they complained that he took food from the condiment counter without paying for it.

The witnesses detained the man until police arrived.

The suspect was arrested and booked for assault with a deadly weapon, exhibiting a deadly weapon and resisting arrest.

ARRESTED FOR SPRAYING GRAFFITI ON BUSINESS

Police were called to the 3000 block of Main Street at 4:40 p.m. Monday, November 17th, regarding a report of a suspect spraying graffiti on the outside of a business.

Officers detained a man who matched the suspect’s description in the area and found that he was in possession of a white marker and cards with a label that matched the graffiti on the wall.

The suspect was arrested and booked for vandalism and possession of a graffiti instrument.

BOOKED FOR STEALING

ALCOHOL FROM STORE

Loss prevention agents at a supermarket in the 700 block of Broadway alleged to police at 7:50 p.m. Tuesday, November 18th, that a suspect took a 1.75-liter bottle of vodka off the shelf, concealed it in his jacket and left without paying.

The alcohol was valued at $37.88.

Loss prevention agents detained the suspect outside and released him to police, who arrested the suspect and booked him for petty theft.

ALLEGEDLY PUNCHED DOG AND BUMPED PERSON

Police were called at 4:28 p.m. Tuesday, November 18th, to the 2000 block of Main Street regarding a battery investigation.

When officers arrived they detained an intoxicated man who allegedly matched the description of a suspect who had stolen a bottle of wine from a business two hours earlier. The suspect, who was also in possession of an empty bottle of wine, had allegedly punched a dog at the scene and bumped a person intentionally.

Police arrested the suspect and booked him for burglary, battery, animal cruelty, probation violation, public intoxication and for having an outstanding warrant.

— Compiled and written by Vince Echavaria

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