On June 19 at approximately 1:15 a.m., Santa Monica police officers responded to the 1400 block of 14th Street in response to a burglary.

According to the witness, she was sitting in her carport when she noticed the suspect, later identified as Christopher Baida, 47, of Panorama City, ride his bicycle down the entrance ramp of the subterranean garage and beginto look at bikes, storage units and vehicles.

The witness initially thought Baida was a neighbor but quickly realized he was not. In observing Baida, she saw him open and rummage through a storage area and try the door handle of two cars.

With the description given by the witness, assisting units located Baida and detained him.

During the detention, drug paraphernalia and a debit card that did not belong to him were found in his possession. Baida was booked for attempted burglary. Bail was set at $50,000.

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