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 Sept. 17

Officers responded to a call of a Person with A Gun near the Shore Hotel at 1515 Ocean Ave. Officers interviewed witnesses who stated that the suspect, Anthony Ramirez, 32 years old,  was pointing a shotgun at passersby including a family with small children. Ramirez was located nearby with a replica rifle found less than 20 feet away.  Ramirez was arrested for brandishing a firearm.  He remains in police custody awaiting an October 3 court date.