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 Thursday, February 3 at 1:50 a.m.
Officers were dispatched to the area of Ocean Avenue and Strand Street for a reported armed robbery. Upon arrival, the officers located the victim who relayed that he heard his vehicle alarm and walked out with a bat to look. He found a transient male had broken into his vehicle and was rummaging through it. The victim asked him to leave and the subject proceeded to lunge at him with a knife. The victim stepped back and the subject ran off. Officers were able to locate and arrest Adam Lee White-Youngman and arrest him for Brandishing.
On Thursday, February 3 at 11:36 a.m.
Officers responded to the intersection of Cloverfield and Broadway regarding a traffic collision. The reporting party relayed that a vehicle had collided into the front of her vehicle and that the driver had walked away. Officers located a subject matching the description given by the reporting party and detained him near Colorado and Yale. The subject initially gave officers a fake name and after being confronted, gave his real identity. Jovanni Quiroz was arrested for hit and run and driving without a license.