On Dec. 21 at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Officers were dispatched to the corner of Main St. and Pacific St, regarding a “battery just occurred” radio call. After speaking with all the parties involved, it was determined that one of the suspects swung at and threw a pizza box at a Big Blue Bus driver when told she and her friend would have to pay. The suspect and her friend left the bus and were located a block away. During the initial detention by officers, the male subject refused to comply with officers orders. During a pat-down, the subject pulled away and turned towards officers while acting as if he was about to spit at the officers. The subject was taken to the ground and arrested without incident. The victim identified the suspects during a field show up. Kristen Elizabeth Goen, 24, of Oregon, had bail set at $20,000. Moses Gideon Flyingby, 24, homeless, had bail set at $10,000.

On Dec. 25 at approximately 5:38 p.m.

Officers were dispatched to the 2000 block of 19th St. regarding an ex-boyfriend banging on the front door of the victims home and trying to enter without permission. When officers arrived, the suspect and victim were inside. The suspect came outside and was detained while officers made contact with the victim. The victim said she ended her relationship with the suspect. The suspect came to her home and she allowed him in fearing what he would do if she didn’t. The suspect grabbed her by the neck and shoved her down on the bed. He left after that assault and returned, which is when she called police. Anthony Bonaventura, 36, of Los Angeles, had bail set at $20,000.

On Dec. 26 at approximately 4:07 a.m.

Homeless Liaison Officers were checking the Downtown Santa Monica business district with a focus on community livability issues. During a check of 1248 5th St (which has a trespass authorization letter on file with SMPD due to chronic trespassing) officers saw a subject sleeping behind a planter on the property. There was trash in the area including empty cups and cigarette butts, and the small of urine was present. The officers recognized the subject from prior contacts and advised him several times to stay off the property. He was given information for the cold weather shelter but said he was not interested. He was placed under arrest for trespassing and an outstanding Santa Monica warrant. William Marshall Raymond, 52, homeless, had bail set at $3,500.

On Dec. 26 at 6:51 p.m.

Officers were dispatched to the area of 212 Pier Ave regarding an assault that just occurred. When officers were arriving to the area, they located the suspect walking away while being followed by the victim, who was bleeding from the face. The victim told officers he was sitting inside the coffee shop when he heard someone walk up behind up muttering something unintelligible. As he turned to look, he was struck in the face with a fist by the suspect. The impact caused a cut that started bleeding. The victim tried to detain the suspect, but the suspect forcefully fled. The victim did not know the suspect nor had any previous dispute with him. Jay Wendell Ammon, 32, homeless, had bail set at $20,000.

On Dec. 27 at approximately 2:25 p.m.

Officers were dispatched to the Burger King parking lot, 1919 Pico Blvd; regarding a “battery that just occurred” call. A passerby told dispatch that the suspect was beating a female on the ground. Upon arrival, the parking lot was clear. Officers located the victim in the alley, who told the officers she was assaulted with punches and “soccer” style kicks to the face. She said the altercation was over marijuana and alcohol. The suspect was detained and the victim positively identified the suspect. The victim declined medical attention. Charles Cochran, 48, homeless, had bail set at $20,000.

On Dec. 27 at approximately 4 p.m.

Officers responded to 530 Pico Blvd. regarding a subject attempting to pay for his bill with a fraudulent credit card. The name on the card did not match the ID. The suspect refused to talk to officers during the initial investigation and was arrested for the fraud. A check of the suspect’s room revealed a female in the room who was found to be in possession of narcotics paraphernalia. Upon further investigation, paperwork, blank cards and equipment consistent with manufacturing ID’s and credit/debit cards was found along with eight grams of heroin. The suspect’s vehicle was impounded for investigation. Griggin Michael Taylor, 29, of Hollywood, was denied bail. Kimberly Anne Simpson, 38, homeless, had bail set at $500.

On Dec. 28 at approximately 4:35 p.m.,

Officers were working a State-funded grant operation to target unsafe traffic behaviors and traffic collision factors with the goal of reducing the number of traffic collisions. During the operation, an officer was stopped at a red light and observed a subject riding a bike on the sidewalk in the 500 block of Santa Monica Blvd, a violation of the Santa Monica Municipal Code. The subject was seen riding around pedestrians until stopping near the Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd. The officer contacted the subject regarding the violation but the subject did not want to identify himself, and refused to listen to an explanation of his unsafe and illegal riding behavior. After presenting his ID, he refused to sign a citation for the violation despite explanations by the officer and a supervisor. Based on the refusal, the subject was arrested and transported to jail.

Hugh Lee Moore, 64, of Santa Monica, had bail set at $500.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *