Tag: SMPD

Disruptive Neighbor Under Federal Investigation After Residents Complain

SANTA MONICA— Mark Yaskoweak was lockout his unit and arrested at the Vicente Terrace affordable housing complex for consistent violent disturbances around 6:30 p.m.,...

SMPD Conducting Bike-Pedestrian Safety Enforcement

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Police Department will be conducting a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation aimed at educating bicyclists, drivers, and pedestrians on...

Authorities Hunting For Scam Artists

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Police Department is asking the public’s help to locate additional victims who may have been targeted by Diana George and...

Bike Pedestrian Safety Enforcements Being Conducted

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Police Department will be holding a bike pedestrian safety enforcement on Monday, May 5 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m....

SMPD Conducting DUI Checkpoint

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, May 3 at an undisclosed location in the region...

Driver In Fatal Hit-And-Run Wanted

SANTA MONICA—Officials from the Santa Monica Police Department are asking for the public’s help to locate the person responsible for a fatal hit-and run...

Stephen Lloyd Fader Charged In Santa Monica Stabbing

SANTA MONICA—The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office revealed that on Tuesday, February 19, Stephen Lloyd Fader, 42, was charged with stabbing his mother...

Major Narcotics Bust Made In Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA—On Friday, February 15, the Santa Monica Police Department’s Narcotics/Vice Unit, as well as SWAT served multiple search warrants related to a narcotics...

Arrest Made In Fatal Party Bus Shooting

SANTA MONICA—On Friday, February 8, Cameron Aaron Lee, 22, was arrested for the connection to the 2017 murder of a woman on a party...

Culprits In Stolen Car Heist Arrested

SANTA MONICA—On, Tuesday, February 5, the Santa Monica Police Department arrested several people responsible for their role in stealing a car. The SMPD indicated...

Stephen Fader Charged For Killing His Mother

SANTA MONICA—Charges have been filed against Stephen Lloyd Fader, 42, by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office for his role in the stabbing...

SMPD Investigating Stabbing Homicide

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Police Department is investigating a homicide that transpired on Thursday, January 24.  Sergeant Roberta Villegas indicated in a press release...

Prowler, Vehicle Thief, Charles Newman Arrested

SANTA MONICA—On Wednesday, January 23, the Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office filed charges on Charles Marcell Newman, 41, for his possible involvement in a...

Help Needed In Shooting Investigation

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Police Department is asking for the public’s help with details related to a shooting investigation. According to a press release Canyon...

SMPD Schedules DUI Checkpoint

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Police Department will be conducting a DUI Checkpoint on Thursday, December 27 at an undisclosed location within city limits between...

SMPD Receives Grant From OTS

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) was awarded a $250,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long enforcement...

Eric Uller Accused Of Child Molestation

SANTA MONICA—On Thursday, October 18, Eric Uller, 50, was arrested for allegations of child molestation that were said to have occurred in the early...

Joseph Perez Arrested In Stabbing Homicide

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Police Department arrested a possible suspect in connection to a homicide. The SMPD confirmed to Canyon News that the suspect...

Body Found Under Santa Monica Pier

SANTA MONICA—The body of Steven Ray Cruze Jr., 38, of San Gabriel was found under the Santa Monica Pier by maintenance workers who alerted...

Man Decapitated In Suicide

SANTA MONICA—A man was decapitated after he used a rope to commit suicide in a Santa Monica parking garage on Wednesday, September 5. Officers from...
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