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 august 20 at about 11:58 pm

Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) officers responded to investigate a robbery that occurred at 2nd St. and Washington Ave. Victim was outside of his apartment when he was approached by 3 subjects. One male pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded his cellphone, however the victim refused. The suspects then assaulted and took the victim’s phone before they fled in a vehicle. Officers locate the suspect vehicle in the area of 23rd and Arizona. The victim positively identified all three individuals as the suspects in the incident. The victim’s phone along with a replica handgun were recovered from inside of the suspect vehicle. SMPD Officers took into custody SALAZAR, WILSON (18 YRS), ALVARADO, DAVID (22 YRS), AGUILAR, JASON (21 YRS) all of Los Angeles. On August 23, 2022 the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office filed one count of Robbery against all three suspects.