Tag: SMPD

Attempted Armed Robbery Suspect Flees Police

SANTA MONICA—Officials from the Santa Monica Police Department are searching for an armed robbery suspect that pointed a gun at victims sitting inside their...

Suspicious Package Found Near Promenade Causes Evacuation

SANTA MONICA—A bomb squad was called to the 3rd Street Promenade area on Sunday, September 22 at around 10:00 a.m. A suspicious package was reported...

Suspicious Package Forces Evacuation Of 3rd Street Promenade

SANTA MONICA—A suspicious package left in a trash can on Monday, September 16, on the 1400 block of 3rd Street Promenade forced shoppers to...

20 Retail Locations Targeted In Underage Decoy Operations

SANTA MONICA—On August 8, the Santa Monica Police Department executed a minor decoy operation at 20 alcohol retail locations in the Wilshire, Lincoln and...

Security Guard Shoots Knife-Brandishing Robbery Suspect

SANTA MONICA—A Brinks security guard who was working near the Third Street Promenade shot at a knife-brandishing suspect that attempted to rob his armored...

Police Officer Involved In Santa Monica Shooting

SANTA MONICA—An officer with the Santa Monica Police Department shot a man resisting arrest in the area of 10th Street and Pacific Avenue on...

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...
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