MAN, WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED BEATING

A police officer was flagged down in the area of Marine and Main Streets at around 10:10 p.m. Sunday, February 6th, where the officer alleges a victim was being restrained by a woman and being kicked and punched by a man while the victim was on the ground.

While the officer was detaining the two suspects, the victim apparently got up from the ground and walked away.

More officers arrived and attempted to track down the victim by tracking a blood trail.

Police said the blood trail ended, suggesting that the victim had fled the scene in a vehicle.

The two suspects were arrested and taken to Santa Monica Jail, where they were booked for assault with a deadly weapon.

FORGERY ARREST

A man was arrested in the 1300 block of Fourth Street at around 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, February 1st, for forgery.

An employee told police that a man attempted to cash a stolen $590 check at a bank. The check had been reported stolen in January.

The suspect was arrested and booked in Santa Monica Jail on charges of forgery and commercial burglary.

MAN BEATEN

A man was beaten by two suspects at around 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 1st, in the 2800 block of Pico Boulevard. Police allege that the victim was drunk.

Police attempted to get information from the victim regarding the suspects, but the victim was allegedly too intoxicated to provide any valuable information, police said.

Police located the suspects in the area, arrested them and booked them in Santa Monica Jail for assault with a deadly weapon.

The victim was not seriously injured.

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF

The manager of a movie theater in the 1400 block of Third Street called police at 3:05 p.m. Sunday, February 6th, after a man allegedly smashed a glass display case in the lobby of the theater.

The manager alleged that the man had entered the theater drunk and was creating a disturbance.

When the man was asked to leave by the manager, he allegedly slammed his fist down on the glass display case, causing it to shatter.

Police arrested the man and booked him in Santa Monica Jail on charges of public intoxication and malicious mischief.

CUSTOMER ALLEGEDLY CUTS EMPLOYEE

Police were called to the 500 block of Santa Monica Boulevard at around 7 p.m. Sunday, February 6th, regarding a report of an assault.

A store employee told police that a woman who was standing in the checkout line allegedly began making racist comments.

When the employee approached the woman, she allegedly produced a razor blade and cut the employee in the face, leaving a one-inch laceration.

The woman then left the store.

Police located the woman in the area, arrested her and booked her in Santa Monica Jail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon.

TWO SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR VANDALISM, MISCHIEF

Two suspects in the 300 block of Santa Monica Boulevard were arrested at around 6:30 p.m. Sunday, February 6th, after they allegedly began throwing objects at customers in a restaurant and wrote graffiti on a wall in the parking lot outside the restaurant.

The suspects were asked to leave the restaurant after they began throwing objects, including food.

A witness alleged that, once the suspects were outside the restaurant, one of the suspects wrote graffiti on a wall in the parking lot.

Police located the suspects in the area and arrested and booked them in Santa Monica Jail on charges of malicious mischief and vandalism.

MAN ALLEGEDLY TRIES TO BUY BEER WITH STOLEN CARD

Police were called to the 2400 block of Pico Boulevard at 5:35 p.m. Monday, February 7th, concerning an allegation of fraud.

An employee told police that a man attempted to use a stolen credit card to purchase beer.

Police arrested the man and booked him in Santa Monica Jail on charges of fraud and commercial burglary.

MAN ARRESTED FOR USING CITY GAS CREDIT CARDS

A man was arrested in the 1700 block of 20th Street Wednesday, February 9th, after a City of Santa Monica employee alleged that the man had been taking gas credit cards from city vehicles and using the credit cards to fill his own vehicle with city gasoline.

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

ATTEMPTED DVD THEFT

A man in the 300 block of Santa Monica Boulevard was arrested Wednesday, February 9th, at around 2 p.m. for allegedly attempting to steal DVDs from a store.

An employee of the store alleged to police that the suspect entered the store carrying a backpack and once inside the store, filled the backpack up with DVDs and attempted to leave the store without paying for the merchandise.

Police arrested the man and booked him in Santa Monica Jail for theft.

— Compiled and written by Rob Wasserman

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