On July 5 at approximately 12:45 a.m., Santa Monica police officers responded to a call in regards to a family disturbance in the 1500 block of 16th Street.
Upon officers arriving, they met with the victim whom stated that she had just been hit and shoved by the subject, later identified as Salvador Lopez, 29 of Santa Monica.
According to the victim, an argument began after Lopez became angered by the fact that the victim did not want him to leave her home with clothes she had purchased for him. The argument continued and Lopez proceeded to rip off his shirt and tore it in half as well as he went on to destroy other items of clothing.
A few minutes of physical altercation between Lopez and the victim took place when the victim was able to break away and call 911. Lopez was booked for spousal abuse. Bail was set at $20,000.