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SMPD: Photo of Woman Who Stabbed 7-11 Employee on 16th Street, Released

A store employee was stabbed Tuesday morning at the 7-11 convenience store, located on 16th Street and Santa Monica Blvd. The store was taped off with yellow police at work tape. This from the Santa...

 

15 Year Old Girl Rescued from Pimp, Sentenced to 12 Years in State Prison

On January 4, 2017, Defendant Marcus Deshon Slaughter, MB/29, of Compton, pled guilty in Compton Superior Court to one count of felony pimping and sentenced to serve twelve years in state prison. The...

 

SMPD Combats Bike Accidents by Giving Out Tickets in Accident Prone Areas

The Santa Monica Police Department will be conducting Bike and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations with focused enforcement efforts on primary collision factors involving motorists, pedestrians...

 

Santa Monica Police Target Drunk Driving Over the Holidays With a New App.

Even a Senior at SamoHi knows, you can't drink and drive. Well especially said Senior, since they pretty much all drink. But the Police Dept. nevertheless released their annual warning to drivers....

 

LAPD Deputy Chief William Scott, 52, Appointed San Francisco Police Chief

A veteran LAPD deputy chief was appointed Tuesday to be the City of San Francisco's new police chief. His $278,00 a year annual salary will be about half of what Santa Monica pays its police chief,...

 

LASD Transit Deputies, Fare Inspectors Brighten Christmas for Sick, Injured Children

LA County Sheriff's Transit Bureau North Captain Jennifer Bateman was joined by Jolly Ole' Saint Nick and his Elves to bring a little joy to the children at the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical...

 
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Suspect Released in Terrorist Drive Through German Market That Killed 9 and injuring 50

Update, 12/20: German police have released a Pakistani man detained for driving a truck through a crowded holiday market in Berlin, says the Washington Post. Police released him for lack of evidence....

 

Woman Alleges MTA Employees Left Her for Dead on Blue Line Train

A civil lawsuit was filed against the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority ("LACMTA") today by a 57-year-old woman who was the victim of an unprovoked, racially-motivated verbal and physical...

 

Teenage Girl Confesses to Stabbing Pregnant Mom at Windward and Pacific in Venice

A 17 year old girl has turned herself into the the Los Angeles Police Department's Olympic Division, for the stabbing murder of a young pregnant mother last month. 22 year old Jasmine Preciado was on...

 

Amber Alert Cancelled for Three Year Old Boy Simi Valley Boy and His Father

Update, 8:45 pm PST: Simi Valley police issued then cancelled an Amber Alert for 31-year-old Anthony Giarraputo and his 4-year-old son, Jaden. An hour later, they found both and cancelled the alert....

 

Bomb Squad Closes 210 Freeway After Pedestrian Tosses Suspicious Package onto the 210

Update: Sig alert cancelled at 10:45. All freeways have been reopened, the suspicious packet turned out not to be explosive or dangerous. The 210 Freeway near Pasadena was completely shut down...

 

USC Student Charged With Killing Professor on Campus

A University of Southern California graduate student has been charged with fatally stabbing a professor on campus last week, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. David...

 

Honey Oil Lab Explodes in Sun Valley Wednesday Afternoon

A honey oil lab exploded in Sun Valley on Wednesday afternoon. The Los Angeles Fire Dept. responded. The garage of a recently renovated home was blown off its foundation. The force of the explosion...

 
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Video: Man Quietly Steals Bucket of Gold From Armed Truck in Midtown Manhattan at 430 pm

A suspect in his 40's walked up to a Loomis security truck in Midtown Manhattan Sept. 29, 2016 and walked up with a bucket full of gold flakes worth $1.6 million. Security cameras were rolling, and...

 

Woman Charged with Tagging Government Buildings with Anti-Trump Graffiti

On a day when Donald Trump doubts the level of Clinton support in California, a 37-year-old woman was charged with tagging messages against Donald Trump at government buildings in downtown Los...

 
 By AP    Crime    December 1, 2016

Kansas Mom Who Provided Mass Shooter Cedric Ford with Weapons, To Be Sentenced.

A federal judge will weigh the mental state of a woman who gave her ex-boyfriend guns he used in February's mass shooting at a Kansas lawn equipment factory in deciding what her sentence should be...

 

Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Downtown Santa Monica On Second Street

11/17: A woman was crossing the street in front of Laemmle's Monica Film Center. It was just before 6 pm on Nov. 15, andthe driver of a 2005 Nissan Sentra was in a hurry to get home for dinner. As a...

 

Pregnant Woman Stabbed, Murdered at Pacific and Windward in Venice

23 year old Jasmine Preciado was on a date with her boyfriend Monday night in Venice, near Pacific and Windward. This is a very busy intersection, full of pedestrians, and lined with the historic...

 

7-11 Fight Between Police Officer and Suspect Who Tried to Gouge his Eyes

The 7/11 at 16th Street and Santa Monica Blvd was the scene of a life or death struggle between a man and an SMPD officer last night. The SMPD Officer had previously arrested Darryl McIntosh, who...

 

Rehab Center Owner Charged With Sexual Assault, Healthcare Fraud

The founder of a Los Angeles drug and alcohol treatment facility has been charged with sexually assaulting nine patients as well as running a $175 million fraudulent healthcare billing scheme, the...

 

SoCalGas Takes Part in "Utilities United Against Scams Day"

Southern California Gas Co. and other natural gas and electric utilities across the United States and Canada are joining forces to protect their customers from telephone scams. The coalition of utilit...

 

Freak accident: police Bullet kills pitbull, wounds woman

Police on ocean front walk and rose shot and killed a pit bull. The bullet accidentally went through the dog and hit a woman on a bicycle. She was taken away by ambulance to receive medical...

 

Santa Monica Police Dept. 19 Year Veteran Convicted of Petty Theft

On October 20, 2016, Eduardo Parraga - 51 years old, was arraigned at the Los Angeles County Airport Courthouse on misdemeanor petty theft charges. "He has been accused of stealing personal property...

 

Suge Knight: Dr. Dre Hired Hitman, To Evade $300M Payment in Apple/Beats Headphone Deal

American music executive 'Suge' Knight wants nearly one-third of the $1 billion Dr. Dre received when he sold Beats to Apple in 2014. In a lawsuit, he claims the producer hired a hitman to kill Dre...

 

Second Tagger, "Pheb", Charged with defacing Venice Vietnam Memorial Wall

Today a second suspect was charged with defacing the Vietnam War Veteran's Memorial in Venice. Luis Daniel Median, 20, aka "Pheb," was charged with one felony count of vandalism over $400 damage with...

 

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