The Santa Monica Police Department responded to 365 calls for service on April 8. Below is a sampling of those calls chosen by the Santa Monica Daily Press staff.
Armed robbery 23rd/Ocean Park, 12:33 a.m.
Petty theft, 2600 block Kansas, 1:25 a.m.
Grand theft, 1000 block 7th, 9:13 a.m.
Vandalism, 500 block Arizona, 10:06 a.m.
Traffic accident, Chelsea/Washington, 10:12 a.m.
Burglary, 1000 block 4th, 10:15 a.m.
Battery, 1800 block 16th, 10:59 a.m.
Vandalism, 1400 block 4th, 11:05 a.m.
Domestic violence, 1300 block 2nd, 11:08 a.m.
Auto burglary, 1000 block Georgina, 12 p.m.
Vandalism, 1200 block Chelsea, 12:02 p.m.
Fight, Centinela/Santa Monica, 12:09 p.m.
Petty theft, 1800 block Lincoln, 12:10 p.m.
Vandalism, 1500 block 2nd, 12:14 p.m.
Battery, 700 block Broadway, 1:36 p.m.
Identity theft, 1400 block 5th, 2:28 p.m.
Traffic accident, 3100 block Santa Monica, 2:30 p.m.
Auto burglary, 900 block PCH, 3:11 p.m.
Indecent exposure, 4th/Broadway, 4:05 p.m.
Fight, 2200 block Virginia, 4:19 p.m.
Indecent exposure, 600 block Broadway, 4:25 p.m.
Strongarm robbery, 1400 block Lincoln, 4:51 p.m.
Indecent exposure, Ocean/Colorado, 5:06 p.m.
Auto burglary, 1200 block 15th, 5:22 p.m.
Vandalism, 2400 block Kansas, 6:02 p.m.
Fraud, 2500 block 2500 block Santa Monica, 6:04 p.m.
Auto burglary, 1500 block 15th, 7:59 p.m.
Petty theft, 1500 block 6th, 8:05 p.m.
Petty theft, 700 block Broadway, 8:07 p.m.
Elder abuse, 1100 block 4th, 8:15 p.m.
Party complaint, 1000 block 3rd, 11:10 p.m.
The Santa Monica Fire Department responded to 32 calls for service on April 8. Below is a sampling of those calls chosen by the Santa Monica Daily Press staff.
Emergency Medical Service (EMS) 1100 block of 3rd 12:05 a.m.
EMS 0 block of Pico12:07 a.m.
EMS Stanford/Wilshire 12:30 a.m.
EMS 1300 block 22nc 6:09 a.m.
EMS 900 block of 9th 7:54 a.m.
EMS 2400 block of Santa Monica 10:01 a.m.
EMS 1600 block of Ocean Front Walk 10:55 a.m.
EMS 1400 block of 4th 12:05 p.m.
EMS 1600 block of Ocean Park 12:15 p.m.
EMS 1100 block of 26th 12:21 p.m.
EMS 1700 block of Ocean 1:20 p.m.
EMS 1300 block of 15th 1:55 p.m.
EMS 700 block of Raymond 2:22 p.m.
EMS 3100 block of Santa Monica 2:29 p.m.
Elevator Rescue 1400 block of 14th 2:34 p.m.
EMS 2000 block of Pico 2:59 p.m.
EMS 2400 block of Ocean Front Walk 3:59 p.m.
EMS 1300 block of Wilshire 4:23 p.m.
EMS 1300 block of 14th 4:36 p.m.
EMS Intersection of Cloverfield/Pico 4:49 p.m.
EMS 1800 block of Lincoln 5:10 p.m.
EMS 2200 block of 5th 5:27 p.m.
EMS 1600 block of Lincoln 5:29 p.m.
EMS 200 block of Pico 5:50 p.m.
Flooded Conditions 7:18 p.m.
EMS 1400 block of 4th 7:36 p.m.
EMS 700 block of Pico 8:13 p.m.
EMS 1100 block of 20th 8:16 p.m.
EMS 200 block of Wilshire 9:13 p.m.
EMS 1800 block of 9th 9:18 p.m.
EMS 1700 block of Ocean 10:37 p.m.
EMS Intersection of Main/Pico 11:52 p.m.
On April 3 at about 8:37 a.m., officers patrolling the downtown area received the second of two calls that morning related to a male suspect loitering in the women’s restroom at one of the Starbucks locations on Third Street Promenade.
This was also the second day in a row that officers contacted the suspect, identified as Jake Wagenhals, in that area. At about 7:30 a.m., the officers called Wagenhals out of the restroom at the request of employees and advised him he was no longer allowed inside the business.
Approximately one hour later, Wagenhals was back at the Starbucks, where he pulled 18 bags of almonds from a display rack and placed them inside a shopping bag. The store manager approached Wagenhals and asked him if he was going to pay for the almonds. Wagenhals replied in the affirmative, walked over to the register and presented the bags of almonds to the employee behind the counter. He then proceeded to stand at the register without paying for the almonds for several minutes until officers arrived.
The manager requested Wagenhals be arrested for trespassing. Officers searched Wagenhals’ backpack and located a container of applesauce from Starbucks that he had not paid for. In addition, Wagenhals was in possession of several personal care items and energy drinks that had been taken during the incident from the day prior when he was arrested for shoplifting from a nearby convenience store.
Wagenhals, 33, homeless, was held on $5,000 bail.