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.
On Friday, January 14 at approximately 4 a.m.
Officers responded to El Pollo Loco located near the 1900 block of Lincoln Blvd for a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, officers found the suspect, later identified as Kelly Kivett, a 53-year-old male, inside the restaurant. Witnesses reported that Kivett entered through the rear door of the business, opened cash registers and scattered utensils and other items around. Kivett was booked for burglary and possession of burglary tools.