The Santa Monica Police Department responded to 387 calls for service on March 19. Below is a sampling of those calls chosen by the Santa Monica Daily Press staff.

Disturbance, 300 block Olympic, 12:02 a.m.
Battery, 4th/Colorado, 1:35 a.m.
Public intoxication, 1400 block 2nd, 3:04 a.m.
Strongarm robbery, 2500 block Main, 4 a.m.
Battery, 300 block Santa Monica, 6:25 a.m.
Trespassing, 1200 block 5th, 6:47 a.m.
Trespassing, 1700 block 18th, 8:07 a.m.
Indecent exposure, 4th/Santa Monica, 8:13 a.m.
Burglary, 1400 block 4th, 8:15 a.m.
Hit and run, 9th/Wilshire, 8:36 a.m.
Grand theft auto, 1000 block 14th, 9:39 a.m.
Vandalism, 2000 block 14th, 9:45 a.m.
Battery, 500 block Olympic, 10:02 a.m.
Battery, 1900 block 11th, 10:45 a.m.
Battery, 2000 block Pico, 11:27 a.m.
Bike theft, 2500 block Beverley, 12:15 p.m.
Identity theft, 2300 block 5th, 12:19 p.m.
Petty theft, 2600 block Main, 12:34 p.m.
Trespassing, 1500 block Ocean, 1:14 p.m.
Vandalism, 2200 block 23rd, 2:01 p.m.
Burglary, 1400 block 16th, 2:11 p.m.
Threats, 900 block 3rd, 2:47 p.m.
Car crash, 1300 block 4th, 2:53 p.m.
Burglary, 3400 block Airport, 3:09 p.m.
Public drinking, 3000 block 11th, 3:31 p.m.
Elder abuse, 2800 block Lincoln, 4:49 p.m.
Auto burglary, 1400 block 4th, 4:50 p.m.
Battery, 1200 block Lincoln, 5:12 p.m.
Disturbance, 400 block Hill, 5:32 p.m.
Public drinking, 800 block Bay, 5:48 p.m.
Burglary, 1800 block 17th, 6:00 p.m.
Disturbance, 6th/Broadway, 6:14 p.m.
Drunk driving, 200 block SM Pier, 6:20 p.m.
Vandalism, Lincoln/Montana, 6:40 p.m.
Disturbance, 2000 block Ocean, 7:17 p.m.
Car crash, 3000 block Airport, 7:36 p.m.
Shots fired, 1200 block 9th, 8:16 p.m.
Indecent exposure, 1300 block Montana, 8:32 p.m.
Hit and run, Lincoln/Arizona, 9:12 p.m.
Grand theft auto, 1100 block 9th, 9:58 p.m.

The Santa Monica Fire Department responded to 32 calls for service on March 19. Below is a sampling of those calls chosen by the Santa Monica Daily Press staff.

Emergency Medical Service (EMS), 300 block Olympic, 12:36 a.m.
EMS, Ocean/Colorado, 1:30 a.m.
EMS, 200 block Ocean, 6:56 a.m.
EMS, 1200 block 5th, 7:58 a.m.
Haz Mat, 2100 block Dewey, 8:54 a.m.
Haz Mat, 900 block 4th, 10:40 a.m.
EMS, 2000 block Ocean, 10:48 a.m.
Natural gas odor, 600 block 25th, 10:49 a.m.
EMS, 600 block san Vicente, 11:22 a.m.
Automatic alarm, 2200 block Wilshire, 12:10 p.m.
EMS, 3100 block Lincoln, 12:18 p.m.
EMS, 2300 block Pier, 1:15 p.m.
Automatic alarm, 1500 block Ocean, 1:51 p.m.
Automatic alarm, 3100 block Santa Monica Blvd., 2:22 p.m.
EMS, 2000 block Pico, 3:03 p.m.
EMS, 600 block Pico, 3:27 p.m.
EMS, 1900 block 19th, 4:27 p.m.
Automatic alarm, 2100 block Ocean Park, 4:34 p.m.
EMS, 2600 block Main, 4:35 p.m.
Elevator rescue, 1400 block 2nd, 4:52 p.m.
Public assist, 1700 block Santa Monica, 4:56 p.m.
EMS, 1900 block 17th, 5:40 p.m.
EMS, 4th/Santa Monica, 5:52 p.m.
EMS, 1600 block Bryn Mawr, 5:57 p.m.
EMS, 1200 block 15th, 6:52 p.m.
EMS, 200 block 25th, 7:13 p.m.
Hydrant Shear, 3000 block Airport, 7:48 p.m.
Assist LAFD, 300 block South 4 Ave, 8:20 p.m.
EMS, 1900 block 19th, 9:03 p.m.
EMS, 2100 block Ocean, 9:07 p.m.
EMS, 2200 block Colorado, 10:34 p.m.

Incident of the day

On March 10, patrol officers responded to a radio call of a burglary in progress in the 1100 block of 22nd Street.

The building manager reported seeing a man trying to break into a vacant apartment in a multi-unit building. Officers surrounded the building and made announcements to the suspect to exit the location.

Receiving no response, the officers entered the unit and began a sweep of the lower and then upper floors. The suspect, identified as Leo Valenzuela, 36, homeless, was located in a back bedroom holding a roll of toilet paper.

The apartment manager believed that Valenzuela might be responsible for previous trespasses at the same location.

When the suspect was questioned by officers he told them he was riding by the building and needed to use the restroom. He noticed that the unit was unoccupied and when he tried the door it was unlocked.

He was subsequently arrested for trespassing and transported to the Santa Monica jail, where his bail was set at $5,500.

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