ALLEGEDLY PUSHED MAN OFF LADDER, USED STICKS
Witnesses in the 1400 block of the Third Street Promenade alleged to police at 9:19 a.m. Saturday, November 8th, that while a worker was changing the sign in front of a movie theater, a suspect pushed him off the ladder and stabbed him with chopsticks.
Witnesses intervened and held the suspect down until police arrived. The victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspect was arrested and booked for assault with a deadly weapon.
PATRON ARRESTED FOR CHALLENGING TO FIGHT
Employees at a restaurant in the 300 block of Santa Monica Boulevard told police at 2:05 p.m. Saturday, November 8th, that a man in a wheelchair was making rude comments to a waitress.
After the waitress asked the man to leave, he paid only $10 of a $17.56 bill. When police arrived, the suspect allegedly challenged an officer to fight and tried to get away.
Additional officers arrived and detained the suspect, who was arrested and booked for defrauding an innkeeper, challenging someone to fight, resisting arrest and providing false information to an officer.
BOOKED FOR STEALING FROM PIER GAME BOOTH
Police were called to Pacific Park in the 300 block of the Santa Monica Pier at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, November 8th, where security officers told them that they saw an employee allegedly stealing $40 from one of the game booths. After security officers interviewed the employee, they detained him at the scene.
Police arrested the suspect and booked him for petty theft and for having an outstanding warrant.
SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR STEALING BELT AT STORE
Police were called to a store in the 300 block of Colorado Avenue at 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 11th, where a theft suspect was in custody.
Loss prevention agents alleged to police that they saw the suspect take an $11.99 belt from a rack, put it on and leave without paying.
The agents detained the suspect outside the store and released him to police, who arrested the suspect and booked him for petty theft.
ALLEGEDLY THREW BALL AT RESIDENT’S WINDOW
A man at a residence in the 2500 block of 20th Street told police at 10:38 a.m. Wednesday, November 12th, that he has allowed a transient woman to sleep in his vehicle and use his restroom, but when the woman became angry that day, the man asked her to leave.
The woman then returned to the apartment with a baseball and allegedly threw the ball through the living room window.
Police arrested the suspect and booked her for vandalism and probation violation.
ARRESTED FOR DAMAGING CARS PARKED IN LOT
Police and Los Angeles County lifeguards were called to a beach parking lot in the 2000 block of Ocean Avenue at 8:21 a.m. Wednesday, November 12th, where a man was reportedly acting strangely.
The officers and lifeguards saw the suspect allegedly throw a trash can on a car windshield at the scene and kick the door of another parked car.
Police arrested the suspect and booked him for felony vandalism and for having four outstanding warrants.
ARRESTED FOR STEALING LINGERIE ITEMS AT STORE
Police were called to a store in the 300 block of Colorado Avenue at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 12th, where a theft suspect was in custody.
Loss prevention agents told police that they saw the suspect take items from the lingerie section and go inside a fitting room. The suspect allegedly concealed the items inside her purse in the room and left the store without paying. The items were valued at $107.98.
The agents detained the suspect outside and released her to police, who arrested the suspect and booked her for petty theft.
MAN ALLEGEDLY BROKE INTO VENDING MACHINE
Staff at a convalescent home in the 2000 block of Arizona Avenue alleged to police at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday, November 11th, that they had viewed security footage of a suspect breaking into a vending machine at the complex.
When the suspect returned to the home the next day, staff called police. The total loss from the machine was $450.
After police reviewed the footage of the incident, they arrested the suspect and booked him for burglary, probation violation and parole violation.
BOOKED FOR STEALING CLOTHING FROM STORE
Loss prevention agents at a store in the 1400 block of the Third Street Promenade told police at 4:55 p.m. Wednesday, November 12th, that they detained a suspect who set off the alarm while trying to leave the store.
The suspect had allegedly concealed $80 worth of clothes inside her purse and attempted to leave without paying.
Police arrested the suspect and booked her for petty theft.
— Compiled and written by Vince Echavaria