On Oct. 8 at 12:50 p.m.

Officers responded to an emergency call of possible domestic violence in the 1400 block of Yale Street. Officers made contact with and separated the man and woman involved. The two were in a dating relationship and lived together at the residence. Each had visible physical injuries from the altercation. During the investigation, officers were unable to determine a primary aggressor in the fight and placed both under arrest for domestic assault and taken to the SMPD for booking. Cassidy Blauvelt, 22, of Santa Monica, had bail set at $50,000. Alexis Jaffer, 25, of Santa Monica, had bail set at $50,000.

On Oct. 10 at 3:40 a.m.

Officers on patrol observed someone sleeping in the doorway of a business in the 400 block of Wilshire Blvd. The local business had a “No Trespass” letter on file with the City and Police Department giving authorization to officers to arrest anyone in violation. The officers contacted the sleeping person and immediately recognized her as the same woman they warned the previous day for the same violation. Officers placed her under arrest for trespassing. Emily Wald, 47, transient, had bail set at $1,000.

On Oct. 10 at 1 a.m.

Undercover SMPD officers were conducting surveillance in the 1500 block of Michigan Ave. to address a recent increase in vehicle break-ins. Officers saw two male Hispanic adults who appeared to be looking into parked vehicles. Moments later, officers received a call for service regarding two men inside a car that did not belong to them. The description provided to the officers matched that of the two men they saw looking into vehicles. Officers were able to detain both men and after further investigation, found they were in possession of items removed from multiple vehicles in the neighborhood that did not belong to them. The witness who placed the call to police was able to positively identify them as them same two men he saw in his car in the driveway in front of his house. Both men were placed under arrest for burglary and possession of stolen property. Raul Corcio, 24, of Santa Monica, was held without bail. Alberto Gracido, 42, of Santa Monica, had bail set at $20,000.

On Oct. 9 at 5 p.m.

Officers responded to a disturbance call in the lobby of 1707 4th Street, Doubletree Hotel. When they arrived, they saw a man in the lobby who was not a hotel guest creating a disturbance and refusing to leave when asked. It was the officers’ second call to the hotel for the same man within the hour. Officers talked with the man for several minutes asking him to leave at the request of the hotel employees. They told the man he would be arrested for trespassing if he refused. The man refused the officers orders and broke free of the officers’ grasp when they attempted to place him in handcuffs. The officers reengaged the man and were able to take him into custody after a brief struggle. The man was taken to the SMPD jail and booked for trespassing, and resisting arrest. William Rhodes, 19, of Los Angeles, had bail set at $20,000.

On Oct. 8 at 8 a.m.

Officers responded to a call of man throwing things inside the Starbucks at 701 Montana Ave. The man was a known to the store employees from past disturbances. Officers arrived and detained the man outside of the store. The employees told them that the man had been inside asking people for money and harassing customers. When they asked the man to leave he became angry and knocked over chairs and displays in the store. An employee approached the man and he pretended he was going to punch her, but instead knocked the hat off of her head. The man was placed under arrest for assault and interfering with a business. Hiyabu Hiyabu, 57, transient, had bail set at $20,000.

On Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m.

Officers were called to the 400 block of Idaho for an unknown man ringing the doorbell and throwing rocks at a house. Officers detained a man matching the description of the suspect and conducted a search of him for weapons. The man was found to have a 10″ long screwdriver concealed in the waistband of his shorts. When asked why he had the instrument he told the officers he carried it for protection. It was later learned the man was wandering the neighborhood trying to find the home where his ex-girlfriend lived. The man was placed under arrest for carrying a concealed weapon. Tom Safron, 52, of Venice, had bail set at $20,000.

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