On Sept. 7 at about 12:20 p.m. Santa Monica police officers responded to a radio call for service regarding vandalism at McDonald’s, 1540 2nd St. When officers arrived, a security guard pointed out a suspect who was standing in the 100 block of Colorado Avenue.
Officers detained the suspect. An investigation revealed that the suspect entered the McDonald’s and asked a patron for money, at which point an employee told the suspect he could not do that.
The suspect became upset and pushed a cash register to the floor, causing damage to the cash register. The suspect then left the establishment. The suspect was placed under arrest and transported to the Santa Monica jail.
Antonio Jose Rivera, 23, of Los Angeles, was booked for felony vandalism. Bail was set at $20,000.