On August 23 at about 11:35 p.m., Santa Monica police officers saw a subject riding a bike and pulling aanotherbicycle along his side in the 3100 block of the beach on the bike path.
They contacted him due to frequent burglaries to residential parking garages where bikes have been targeted. The suspect gave officers consent to search him and his backpack.
While searching his backpack, the officers found a pair of bolt cutters, cutting tool and blade, a flashlight, pliers, screwdriver, vice grips, and other items commonly used to breaklocks.
The officers also discovered partially filled-out checks from a business the suspect is not affiliated with, a Utah birth certificate, three identification cards, vehicle registration, a pay stub, and rental car agreements.
None of theitems found in his backpack belonged to him. He claimed to have bought the second bike for$30.
Michael Lee Calloway, 44, of Los Angeles, had bail set at $20,000.