The Santa Monica Police Department responded to 402 calls for service on March 10. Below is a sampling of those calls chosen by the Santa Monica Daily Press staff.
Disturbance, 1100 block 20th, 1:24 a.m.
Domestic violence, 1000 block 2nd, 1:47 a.m.
Disturbance, 1200 block 2nd, 4:05 a.m.
Car crash, 400 block Wilshire, 6:41 a.m.
Trespassing, 1400 block Yale, 7:20 a.m.
Burglary, 1100 block 22nd,, 7:36 a.m.
Person with gun, Ocean/Colorado, 8:15 a.m.
Loitering, 1600 block 10th, 8:27 a.m.
Petty theft, 1300 block 2nd, 9:04 a.m.
Rape, 1200 block Franklin, 9:36 a.m.
Public intoxication, 300 block Pico, 10:22 a.m.
Car crash, 1600 block Ocean, 10:30 a.m.
Vandalism, 1100 block San Vicente, 10:52 a.m.
Burglary, 1000 block 4th, 11:05 a.m.
Disturbance, 1600 block Ocean, 11:11 a.m.
Drunk driving, 2500 block Santa Monica, 12:35 p.m.
Grand theft, 1400 block 3rd, 12:36 p.m.
Disturbance, 6th/Broadway, 12:40 p.m.
Car crash, 2500 block Wilshire, 12:52 p.m.
Burglary, 1400 block 7th, 1:49 p.m.
Auto burglary, 1100 block 3rd, 2:17 p.m.
Illegal weapon, 600 block Pico, 2:28 p.m.
Trespassing, 1800 block Lincoln, 2:44 p.m.
Car crash, 20th/Montana, 3:08 p.m.
Car crash, 900 block Broadway, 4:02 p.m.
Disturbance, 2000 block Pico, 4:35 p.m.
Identity theft, 400 block Ocean Park, 5:07 p.m.
Battery, 100 block Broadway, 5:17 p.m.
Public intoxication, 1800 block Lincoln, 5:19 p.m.
Hit and run, Lincoln/Wilshire, 5:30 p.m.
Disturbance, 1100 block Lincoln, 5:32 p.m.
Vandalism, 1100 block 23rd, 5:37 p.m.
Domestic violence, Lincoln/Navy, 7:21 p.m.
Battery, 1600 block Santa Monica, 7:50 p.m.
Speeding, 2nd/Wilshire, 8:11 p.m.
Domestic violence, 1200 block 15th, 8:25 p.m.
Trespassing, 1800 block Lincoln, 9:00 p.m.
Defrauding innkeeper, 400 block SM Pier, 9:01 p.m.
Trespassing, 2500 block 6th, 10:06 p.m.
Disturbance, 1900 block 18th, 11:26 p.m.
Incident of the day
On March 5 at approximately 12:30 p.m., two suspects entered the T.J. Maxx store at 1251 4th St., and started looking at different items.
Shortly afterward, one of the suspects, Allan Israel Juarez, took off a belt he was wearing and put on a belt from the store. The suspect then walked out of the store without paying for the belt, while the other suspect, identified as Michael Gomez, continued looking around.
Loss prevention agents who witnessed the theft followed Juarez out of the store and asked him to stop so they could talk to him about the belt. Juarez stopped but pulled a knife out of his pocket and threatened them with it. As the agents backed away, for fear of being stabbed; Juarez ran away from them and fled the area. While viewing security camera footage of the theft, officers recognized the suspect from previous arrests and identified him as Juarez.
At about that same time, Gomez was still in the store and paid for some items. Gomez was detained as he left the store, however, to determine whether or not he was involved in the theft as well. During a pat down search, officers found a baggie of methamphetamine in one of his pockets. Gomez was then taken into custody and booked at Santa Monica Jail.
An arrest warrant was also issued for Juarez, who was stopped by Culver City police officers the following day and taken into custody for the robbery. The knife Juarez used in the crime was also recovered. As Juarez was being booked at Santa Monica Jail, officers learned he was also in possession of a meth pipe. Juarez, 21, of Santa Monica, had bail set at $50,000. Gomez, 20, of Los Angeles, had bail set at $1,000.