On August 17, at about 12:27 p.m.

Officers responded to Bloomingdale’s – 315 Colorado Blvd, regarding an employee who had stolen money. Officers met with store’s Asset Protection Manager. Officers learned the subject had been under internal investigation for theft dating back since May 2017. On today’s date, the subject was monitored by store staff removing about $320 from two cash registers. The subject was detained by store staff and admitted to taking over $1500.00. The store was desirous of prosecution. The subject was placed under arrest.

Smith-Mays, Spencer Shelby Smith-Mays, 28, from Chatsworth was arrested for grand theft. Bail was set at $20,000.

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.