On June 18 at approximately 6:30 p.m., Santa Monica police officers were dispatched to Nordstrom, 220 Broadway, regarding a theft suspect in custody.
The loss prevention agent saw the suspect place several fragrances into a bag and walk out of the store without paying for them.When they stopped the suspect outside, they recovered six different fragrances totaling $587.
The suspect identified himself as different peopleto Nordstrom employees and to the police officers.
Once at the jail, his true name was discovered and showed he was on parole for burglary. Mark Stephen Lindsey, 24, of Elizabeth Lake, was held without bail.