Sunday, July 6, at 1 p.m.

Santa Monica officers responded to a call of a man yelling profanities at random people and dancing in the street around Colorado Avenue and Second Street.  When officers arrived they saw the described individual in an argument with a female (over him stealing an item from her).  The officers spoke to the subject and determined he was heavily intoxicated.  The subject told the officers today was his birthday and he deserves to be happy.  He was arrested for being drunk in public. The suspect was identified as Justin David Serotko, 35. His bail was set at $250.

 

Saturday, July 5, at 11:40 a.m.

Officers received a call of a suspicious subject in a subterranean garage of an apartment complex in the 700 block of Ocean Avenue.  Officers responded and were immediately directed to the suspicious subject by the person who called the police.  The victim told the police she had pulled into her parking spot when she saw the subject going through her items which were originally in her storage locker.  The subject told the officers he was looking for recyclables.  However, further investigation led to the discovery of a crowbar, wire cutters, screwdriver and other prying tools on the subject’s person.  He was arrested for burglary and probation violation. The suspect was identified as Dolpus-Rochelle Sherman, 59, of Los Angeles. No bail was set.

 

Friday, July 4, at 8 p.m.

Officers responded to a call regarding a transient sitting inside the hallway of a multi-level office building in the 3100 block of Ocean Park Boulevard.  Officers found the described subject on the third floor writing in a note pad.  When the officers asked him if he worked there, he said, “No” and that he was just about to leave.  The officers asked the subject for his name and birthday and discovered he was in violation of his requirements to register as a sex offender.  He was arrested for failing to fulfill his annual registration requirement and failing to register within five days of moving. The suspect was identified as Allen Lenerd Spencer, 30, of Santa Monica. Bail was set at $20,000.

 

Wednesday, July 2, at 8:45 p.m.

Officers received a call from the security staff at the Santa Monica Place Mall in regard to a belligerent subject in the center plaza yelling and cursing at customers.  When the security staff asked the subject to leave he complied.  After walking the subject off the premise, the security staff turned to walk back to the mall.  The subject snuck up behind the security officer and punched him in the back and said, “What’s up punk?”  Security followed the subject again until police arrived and ultimately arrested him for assault and battery on a security guard. The suspect was identified as Nathan Andrew Glantzer, 31, of Sacramento. Bail was set at $20,000.

 

Thursday, July 3, at 9:15 a.m.

Officers responded to a radio call of a female transient inside the Wells Fargo Bank at Fourth Street and Arizona Avenue causing a disturbance.  Upon their arrival, the bank staff told them the female was screaming racial slurs and threatening their staff and customers and that she refused to leave the bank. Officers told her to leave or she would be arrested for trespassing.  The female refused to leave and had to be forcibly removed out of the bank.  Once outside the bank, the female kicked the officer several times until she was eventually forced inside the back of the patrol car.  She was arrested for trespassing, battery on a police officer and obstructing a police officer in the performance of their duties. The suspect was identified as Martha Ann Huff, 63. Bail was set at $25,000.

 

Saturday, July 5, at 10:05 p.m.

Officers were on patrol when they saw a subject standing in the 1500 block of Fifth Street.  The subject appeared to be looking around as if he was waiting for someone.  The officers recognized him from a prior contact and watched him from a distance.  During their surveillance, two additional subjects approached the male and they began talking for a short time.  The officers decided to contact their subject believing he may have just sold or purchased narcotics.  As they walked toward him, the other two subjects walked away.  The officer asked the subject if he would consent to a search of his person.  The subject complied and a bag of methamphetamine was located in his pocket.  He was arrested for possession of narcotics. The suspect was identified as Jeremy James Demarah, 37, of Santa Monica. Bail was set at $10,000.

 

daniela@smdp.com

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