On July 26, 2017 at 1:38 p.m.

While patrolling the 1600 block of 5th Street an officer saw a subject standing just north of Olympic Blvd and near the I-10 Freeway off ramp. The officer directed the pedestrian to use the crosswalk for his safety and prevent any potential collisions. As the officer pulled away, the subject crossed 5th Street against the posted signs indicating to use the crosswalk. The officer stopped the subject to issue him a citation. The subject refused to talk to the officer or provide any identifiable information. The subject was taken into custody and transported to SMPD Jail.

Marcus James Bockman, 32, homeless was arrested for failure to obey posted sign. Bail was set at $35.

Crime Watch is culled from reports provided by the Santa Monica Police Department. These are arrests only. All parties are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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