On August 24, at approximately 4:35 a.m. officers observed a bicyclist in the 2000 block of Santa Monica Blvd in violation of a municipal code.

Officers detained the subject for the violation and discovered the subject was on felony probation for narcotics violations. During a search of the subject, the subject attempted to discard a clear plastic baggie containing an unknown white substance. The suspect was taken into custody.

Miguel Vicente Montalvo, 39, homeless was arrested for destroying or concealing evidence and riding a bicycle on a sidewalk. Bail was set at $500.

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.