On July 3 at approximately 9:40 p.m., Santa Monica police officers responded to the 1600 block of the beach to investigate an allegation of a male touching himself inappropriately.
When Harbor Guards and Beach Patrol officers arrived, they witness the man engaged in a lewd act upon himself.
They detained the subject and attempted to identify him, but were unable to due to the male being uncooperative.
While officers arrestedthe subject for the lewd behavior, the subject freed his leg and kicked the arresting officer in the chest. An additional charge of battery on a police officer was added. Victor Flacha, 31, of Santa Monica, had bail set at $20,000.