SANTA MONICA—Two arrests were made by the Santa Monica Police Department on September 17, in connection to a looting incident at REI store during protests on May 31.
The SMPD served two search warrants in Los Angeles.
Officers identified the two suspects as Marques Miles and Misty Jones from surveillance footage, who stole items from the retailer located at 402 Santa Monica Blvd.
Officers executed the search warrants at the homes of both suspects, where they found and seized about $2,500 worth of property stolen from REI. Miles and Jones were later taken into custody. They were booked for burglary and burglary during a state of emergency. Bail was set at $50,000.
As of September 26, the Santa Monica Police Department told Canyon News that they do not have any additional information that they can offer regarding the arrests other than their press release.
Anyone with information related to this investigation is encouraged to contact Sgt. Artis Williams at (310) 458-8475 or the Santa Monica Police Department at (310) 458-8491.