On May 9, at approximately 8:44 p.m., Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) Officers responded to a call of an Attempt Murder, involving a knife, in the 1900 block of Cloverfield Blvd.
The victim reported that her boyfriend, identified as Jeremy Gonzalez a 29-year-old Hispanic male, attempted to stab her with a large knife. Gonzalez was reported to have fled the area on foot prior to police arrival. Officers located Gonzalez in a vehicle in the 2200 Block of Virginia Ave. On contact, Gonzalez fled on foot. A perimeter was established, and a K-9 search was conducted with the assistance of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Air Unit. Gonzalez was located and taken into custody a short time after.
Gonzalez was treated at a local hospital, after sustaining a laceration to his hand while jumping over a fence. He was booked for the following charges: 664/187 PC – Attempt Murder, 273.5 PC – Domestic Violence and 422 PC – Criminal Threats. The victim was not injured.
Anyone with additional information related to this incident is encouraged to contact the Criminal Investigations Division of the SMPD at (310) 458-8451 or the Watch Commander (24 hours) at 310-458-8427.
Submitted by Lieutenant Rudy Flores