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Culver City Police Report Highlights Week of Arrests and Community Engagement

Officers Participate in National Police Week, Make Drug and Firearm Arrests

The Culver City Police Department has been active over during the week of May 15 through May 20, making several notable arrests and participating in community events. Here is a summary of their recent activities:

Tuesday, May 14: In the early hours, officers conducted a traffic stop at Washington Blvd and Cattaraugus Ave. During the stop, they observed a handgun on the floorboard. The driver was detained, and the loaded firearm was recovered. The driver was arrested for illegal possession of a loaded firearm.

Wednesday, May 15: At 10:30 a.m., an assault with a deadly weapon occurred in the 10900 block of Jefferson Blvd. The victim was attacked with a metal pole. Officers located and detained the suspect, who was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon.

Later that evening, officers received a notification of a stolen vehicle at Sepulveda Blvd and Green Valley Circle. The vehicle was located, and the driver was arrested for grand theft auto.

Friday, May 17: An officer conducted a traffic stop at Slauson and Hannum. The driver, on probation for robbery, had a felony arrest warrant. He was found in possession of fentanyl and Xanax bars intended for sale and was arrested for sales of a controlled substance.

Saturday, May 18: In the early morning, officers conducted a traffic stop at Venice and Sepulveda Blvd. The driver was found in possession of methamphetamine and was arrested for sales of a controlled substance.

Later that evening, officers were alerted to a stolen vehicle at Slauson and Hannum. The vehicle was located, and the driver was arrested for grand theft auto. Another traffic stop at La Cienega and Blackwelder Ave found the driver, on probation, in possession of methamphetamine, a digital scale, and other items indicative of drug sales. The suspect was arrested for sales of a controlled substance.

Sunday, May 19: Officers received a notification of a stolen vehicle at Slauson and Hannum. The vehicle was located, and the driver was arrested for grand theft auto.

On Saturday, training exercises took place at the Metro Platform, involving multiple first responders practicing coordinated responses to critical incidents.

A community member shared a letter of appreciation for the Parking Enforcement team, highlighting their exceptional service. The feedback was shared with the team, and the compliment was greatly appreciated.

Culver City Police also participated in the State of California and National Peace Officers Memorial ceremonies. National Police Week offers honor, remembrance, and peer support, allowing law enforcement, survivors, and citizens to gather and pay homage to those who gave their lives in the line of duty.

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