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September 10, 2019 - 3:18 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A burglary suspect who ran from officers in Venice waded through the ocean surf and walked into Santa Monica before officers were forced to go into the water and collar him. The man ran from officers who tried to arrest him around 1:50 p.m. in the area of Paloma Avenue and Ocean...
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August 16, 2019 - 1:05 pm
Santa Monica Police officers were on the scene at 3rd and Arizona Avenue in Santa Monica Friday responding to shots fired at the Third Street Promenade. According to LAPD Van Nuys, at around 11:15 am, a man approached an armored truck wielding a knife, attempting to rob it. The security officer...
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Ameera Butt
July 18, 2019 - 2:51 pm
A black couple says their family was racially profiled after being accused of stealing a $12 basketball at the Nike store in Santa Monica -- a ball they had paid for. On July 5, Joel Stallworth and TaMiya Dickerson say they were leaving the Nike store when a white manager followed them out and...
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May 22, 2019 - 5:04 pm
The Southland's unsettled spring weather continued today, as a storm front pushed its way across the region, bringing thunder and lighting to some areas and prompting a closure of many Los Angeles County beaches. Clouds began building Wednesday morning as the system moved through, and by early...
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April 30, 2019 - 5:29 pm
A mountain lion being tracked by National Park Service researchers in the Santa Monica Mountains was found dead, and authorities said today rat poison may have killed the cat. According to the NPS, the lion known as P-47 was found dead March 21. Researchers found his remains after the GPS collar...
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April 18, 2019 - 1:18 pm
SANTA MONICA - Santa Monica police today were mourning the death of an officer who drowned while in Hawaii. Officer Rashad Riley, a three-year veteran, died in what was described as a drowning accident on the island of Kauai, according to Santa Monica police Sgt. Rudy Flores. "Officer Riley was a...
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LA County Sheriff's dept.
March 13, 2019 - 1:30 pm
Dive teams are scheduled to resume their search at 8 a.m. for a swimmer missing in the ocean near Santa Monica. The swimmer was last seen from shore about 11 a.m. Tuesday near lifeguard tower nine, and authorities began a search for the unidentified man, according to the Los Angeles County Fire...
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Santa Monica Police Department
January 23, 2019 - 5:48 pm
SANTA MONICA (CNS) - A 41-year-old parolee sex offender was in custody today in connection with a series of prowling incidents and vehicle burglaries in Santa Monica, police reported. Charles Marcell Newman was arrested Monday in the 500 block of South Flower Street in Los Angeles and booked at the...
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Santa Monica Police Department
January 04, 2019 - 4:00 pm
(KNX 1070) -- The Santa Monica Police department has made an arrest in a series of arson incidents related to trash cans. On January 3, officers responded to a fire in an alley of the 2800 block of Montana Ave. The investigation led to the arrest of Joseph Bren Burchett, 57. SMPD officers located...
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November 20, 2018 - 2:10 pm
SANTA MONICA (CNS) - A man who claims he was molested as a teenager by a former Santa Monica Police Athletic League volunteer, who committed suicide after being charged with child molestation, filed a damages claim today against the city. Rogelio Monroy and his attorney, Brian Claypool, announced...
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