On September 4, at about 7:17 a.m. officers responded to a radio call for service at Britannia Pub – 318 Santa Monica Blvd. regarding a vandalism that just occurred.
Officers determined several witnesses heard a loud noise and noticed the door to the pub was shattered by a brick. The subject was observed in the immediate area and fled the location.
The suspect was detained in the 1400 block of 3rd Street Promenade. The establishment was desirous of prosecution. Michael Santa Cruz, 56, was arrested for Vandalism Under $400.
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