ALLEGEDLY JUMPED OUT OF WINDOW ONTO CAR
Officers on patrol in the 1200 block of Lincoln Boulevard at 3:25 p.m. Thursday, January 11th, were flagged down by witnesses regarding a vandalism incident.
Witnesses told police that a man had allegedly jumped out the window of a second-floor motel room onto the roof of a car and fled.
The roof and part of the sunroof of the car were damaged. The man was not injured in the fall.
Witnesses alleged to police that the man, who was staying at the motel, had jumped out of the second-floor window because he began to hallucinate, thinking that someone was chasing him.
Police arrested the man and booked him in Santa Monica Jail for vandalism.
ARRESTED FOR STEALING CHICKEN AND ALCOHOL
Police were called to a supermarket in the 2600 block of Lincoln Boulevard at 5:05 p.m. Thursday, January 11th, where a shoplifting suspect was in custody.
Store clerks alleged to police that a suspect had walked into the liquor department of the store, where he took a bottle of tequila and some beer, put the items in a paper bag and left without paying.
The suspect also allegedly took a rotisserie chicken on his way out of the store.
The items were valued at $87.35.
The suspect was detained outside the store by clerks and was released to police, who arrested him and booked him in Santa Monica Jail for petty theft.
SUSPECT BOOKED FOR BREAKING INTO HOME
Police were called to a residence in the 2200 block of Sixth Street at 4:55 p.m. Thursday, January 11th, regarding a report of a residential burglary.
Residents of the house told police that they noticed one of their sliding glass doors was open and it had not been open earlier.
When the residents looked at the backyard, they saw a suspect standing in the backyard and called police.
No items were reported taken from the house.
Responding officers saw the suspect allegedly fleeing the location and attempted to detain him, but he continued to flee.
Police then set up a perimeter of the area and detained the suspect in the 400 block of Strand Street.
The suspect was arrested and booked in Santa Monica Jail for residential burglary.
ALLEGEDLY HIT MAN WITH MARTINI GLASS
Police were called to a bar in the 2900 block of Main Street at 1:30 a.m. Saturday, January 13th, regarding an assault with a deadly weapon.
A man inside the bar had been dancing with some friends and as he was dancing, he got into a verbal argument with a suspect.
The two were allegedly about to start a fight at that point but were stopped by bar security.
About a half an hour later, as the suspect was leaving the bar, he allegedly took a martini glass that he was holding and broke it over the man’s head and fled.
The victim received cuts to his left ear but did not seek medical treatment.
The suspect was detained in the area of Main Street and Pier Avenue and was identified by witnesses.
Police arrested the suspect and booked him in Santa Monica Jail for assault with a deadly weapon.
BOOKED FOR ASSAULT, TAKING CASH FROM MAN
Police on patrol near the 1515 beach parking lot were flagged down at 2:50 p.m. Sunday, January 14th, by witnesses regarding an assault with a deadly weapon incident.
Witnesses alleged to police that a suspect holding a heavy chain walked over to two men, one who was sleeping and the other who was drinking, and got into an argument with the man who was drinking.
The suspect then allegedly hit the man with the chain several times.
The victim sustained a laceration to his head and was treated at a local hospital.
The suspect then walked over to the man who was sleeping, took money from his pockets and fled.
Police arrested the suspect and booked him in Santa Monica Jail for assault with a deadly weapon and grand theft.
ALLEGEDLY ATTEMPTED TO HIT MAN WITH POLE
A man in the 2300 block of Broadway alleged to police at 10 p.m. Sunday, January 14th, that a suspect, with whom the man has had an ongoing feud, attempted to hit him with a four-foot metal pole.
The man was able to run away and called police.
Responding officers located the suspect in the 1400 block of 23rd Street and also recovered the metal pole.
The suspect was arrested and booked in Santa Monica Jail for assault with a deadly weapon.
BOOKED FOR ASSAULTING PIER ARCADE EMPLOYEES
Police were called to the 300 block of Santa Monica Pier at 8:30 p.m. Monday, January 15th, regarding an assault and battery investigation.
Employees at the pier arcade told police that they had asked a man who had been sitting on one of the children’s rides to get off the ride.
The man then allegedly got upset and began to push and fight with the employees.
Police arrested the suspect and booked him in Santa Monica Jail for assault and battery.
— Compiled and written by Vince Echavaria