On September 27, at about 7:12 p.m.
Officers responded to a radio call for service at Bubba Gump’s – 301 Santa Monica Pier – regarding a subject trying to steal merchandise. The male subject was known to the employees and subject to a court ordered stay way order. Officers spoke to Bubba Gump’s employees and learned the subject entered the store and walked around the sales floor. Employees recognized the subject from previous thefts and has taken money from a tip jar. Officers located the subject on the pier holding money in his hand. A witness told officers the subject took money from a performer’s tip jar. The subject was taken into custody. Sadique Jhalon Compton, 26, homeless was arrested for petty theft. Bail was set at $500.