On May 3, at about 6:34 p.m.
Officers monitored a radio call for service of a prowler in the area of 300 Ocean Avenue. While officers were checking the area in the 300 block of Adelaide Avenue, officers observed a suspect on a property under construction and enclosed by a fence. The suspect removed an item from the property and walked away. Officers contacted the suspect for a follow-up investigation. The suspect admitted to taking the item, which did not belong to him. The suspect provided false information/identification to the officers.
Charles Logan Nutter, 24, homeless was arrested for petty theft and providing false identification to a police officer. Bail was set at $5,000.
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.