On July 25 at about 8:30 a.m., Santa Monica police officers responded to a radio call for service at Hooman Automotive, 1717 Santa Monica Blvd., regarding a petty theft that had just occurred.
Officers located and detained the involved suspect sitting on a bus bench across the street.
An investigation revealed that the suspect entered the business on three occasions and removed various items from the location each time. On the final occasion, the suspect removed vehicle keys and an auto manual.
Milton Lewis Toomer, 60, of Los Angeles, was booked for commercial burglary and a parole violation. He was held without bail.
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.