Editor’s note: This report is part of Crime Watch, a weekly series 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. Crime Watch appears every Friday in the print edition of the Daily Press.
Thursday, Jan. 10, at 1:20 p.m.,
A driver for UPS left his truck parked on the 1400 block of Fourth Street so that he could deliver packages. When he returned he noticed that 27 boxes belonging to the Apple Store were missing. The loss was determined to be approximately $35,375. The driver called Santa Monica police and detectives were able to gather enough evidence to identify a suspect. On Jan. 24 at 8:05 p.m. investigators arrested the suspect and served a search warrant at his house. No word if the Apple products were recovered. The suspect was booked for burglary and receiving stolen property. He was identified as Karo Mavyan, 24, of Van Nuys, Calif. His bail was set at $20,000.