On April 17 officers responded to a report of vandalism in the 2700 block of Main Street.

A witness in the area reported watching a male throw an object through a window of a nearby business, causing the window to shatter. The witness provided a description of the subject and told officers the subject was last seen walking south from the 2700 block of Main Street.

Officers located a subject matching the description in the area of Rose and Hampton in Venice. Officers stopped the subject and transported the witness to Rose and Hampton. The witness positively identified the subject officers had stopped as the person who threw the object into a window.

Officers returned to the 2700 block of Main and located the owner of the business that had been damaged. Officers also located two other business that also had a shattered windows. Officers discovered the windows had been broken with rocks.

The subject, later identified as Mike King, was arrested and transported to Santa Monica Jail. Officers discovered King was on probation for vandalism.

King was booked for three counts of vandalism and for violating his probation. King’s bail was set at $20,000.

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