On July 25 at approximately 1:30 p.m., Santa Monica police officers responded to an office building located in the 200 block of Santa Monica Boulevardon the report of an audible alarm sounding.
Upon arrival, officers located a door to the building ajar. Officers entered the building and detained a suspect as he walked down the interior staircase.
The suspect was found to haveproperty from desks inside the building. The suspect was placed under arrest and booked for burglary. Franklin Smith, 55, of Los Angeles, had bail set at $20,000.