On Aug. 4 at about 8:05 a.m., Santa Monica police officers responded to Palihouse at 1001 3rd St., regarding a person trespassing at the hotel.
The suspect had been at the hotel for over an hour and was asked to leave several times by hotel staff. Officers arrived and located the suspect.
Officers asked the suspect to leave, but the suspect refused. The hotel was desirous of prosecution.
The suspect, Jonathan David Ward, 33, homeless, was taken into custody without incident and booked for trespassing and an outstanding warrant for shoplifting.
Bail was set at $15,000.
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