On April 16, 2016 at approximately 7:15 a.m.

Officers conducted a bicycle stop for traffic violations. As the suspect, Steve Oscar Gongora, 52, homeless, was stopped, he discarded a small plastic baggie. The baggie contained methamphetamine. Further investigation, revealed possession of a stolen bicycle. Gongora was booked for felony possession of methamphetamine and possession of stolen property. Bail was set at $200,000.

Note: Crime Watch is culled from reports provided by the Santa Monica Police Department. These are arrests only. All parties are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.