On August 22, at approximately 11:35 a.m.
A male entered into the Rite Aid store located at 2412 Pico Blvd and began to drink a Gatorade from the shelf. When he was informed he needed to pay for the item, he told them he did not have any money. He sat down at the entrance area of the store and continued to drink the Gatorade. Police arrived on scene and the suspect was placed under private person’s arrest for shoplifting. Brandon Hurley Jones, 34, homeless, was arrested for shoplifting and a parole violation.