TWO ALLEGEDLY STOLE ALCOHOL AND DROVE OFF

A store manager in the 1800 block of Wilshire Boulevard told police at 6:39 p.m. Wednesday, May 17th, that two suspects allegedly entered the store and stole alcohol.

Two additional suspects were allegedly parked outside the store in a 2005 Hyundai.

When the two suspects inside the store were seen by a store employee, they allegedly fled the store with $619.68 worth of alcohol and got into the waiting vehicle.

A witness reportedly recorded the suspects’ vehicle license plate number and police are conducting a follow-up investigation.

ARRESTED FOR STRIKING MAN WITH FLASHLIGHT

A woman in the 200 block of the Santa Monica Pier alleged to police at 12:28 a.m. Tuesday, May 16th, that she saw a suspect strike an intoxicated patron with a metal flashlight.

The victim was allegedly involved in a dispute with the suspect and an altercation ensued.

During the altercation, the suspect allegedly struck the victim with a flashlight. The victim did not require medical treatment.

The suspect was arrested and booked in Santa Monica Jail for assault with a deadly weapon.

ALLEGEDLY VANDALIZED WALL OF FREEWAY

Two Santa Monica police officers driving in an unmarked vehicle at 1:49 p.m. Tuesday, May 16th, entered the westbound Santa Monica Freeway (I-10) from Centinela Avenue when they saw a vehicle stopped on the right shoulder of the freeway.

As the officers approached the vehicle, they saw a suspect outside the vehicle allegedly spray-painting graffiti on the wall.

The suspect then got in his car and left the location, but he was stopped a short distance later by police.

The suspect was arrested and booked in Santa Monica Jail for vandalism.

BOOKED FOR HAVING FAKE IDS INSIDE VEHICLE

Police on patrol in the area of Main Street and Olympic Drive at 12:31 p.m. Wednesday, May 17th, stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation.

Officers spoke to the driver, who allegedly did not have a valid California driver’s license and was unlicensed.

Police towed the vehicle and during a search they recovered an allegedly fraudulent social security card and permanent residence card inside.

The suspect was arrested and booked in Santa Monica Jail for the traffic violation and possession of fraudulent identification.

MAN ALLEGEDLY THREW ITEMS AT VEHICLES

Police were called to a parking structure in the 1400 block of Fourth Street at 3:14 p.m. Wednesday, May 17th, regarding a report of vandalism.

When officers arrived, they saw a suspect on the top level of the structure allegedly throwing items down at passing vehicles.

As officers went up to the top level, they saw that the suspect had allegedly pulled off the windshield of a parked vehicle for an unknown reason.

The suspect was arrested and booked in Santa Monica Jail for vandalism.

BOOKED FOR THROWING ROCK AT STORE WINDOW

A store employee in the 1000 block of Broadway alleged to police at 10 p.m. Thursday, May 18th, that an intoxicated suspect threw a rock at the store window.

The suspect was arrested and booked in Santa Monica Jail for vandalism.

ALLEGEDLY ASSAULTED MAN AND WOMAN

Police were called to the 1300 block of Wilshire Boulevard at 6:32 p.m. Saturday, May 20th, regarding an assault investigation.

Witnesses directed officers to the suspect, who allegedly slapped a woman and punched a man, causing him to fall to the ground.

While the man was on the ground, the suspect allegedly kicked him in his face.

The suspect was arrested and booked in Santa Monica Jail for assault with a deadly weapon.

BOOKED FOR HITTING MAN AT CAR DEALERSHIP

An employee at a car dealership in the 1400 block of Santa Monica Boulevard alleged to police at 12 p.m. Sunday, May 21st, that a suspect had tapped him on the head with the palm of his hands and then tackled and punched the employee.

The suspect, who was allegedly intoxicated, was arrested and taken to Santa Monica Jail, where he was booked for assault and battery.

SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR PUNCHING MAN IN FACE

A man in the 400 block of Santa Monica Boulevard told police at 1:10 p.m. Monday, May 22nd, that a suspect allegedly punched him in the face and began yelling at him for an unknown reason.

The suspect, who was at the location when police arrived, was arrested and booked in Santa Monica Jail for assault and battery.

— Compiled and written by Vince Echavaria

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