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Santa Monica Man Discovers Stranger Showering In His House
A man in Santa Monica was very surprised to find a naked woman he'd never met in his shower. A man told police that he left his home in the 800 block of Grant Street at about 12:30 p.m. on January 21 and came home several hours later at about 10:45 p.m. He was surprised to discover a woman he did not know taking a shower in his home, the Santa Monica Mirror reports. The woman then quickly grabbed her belongings and fled. The man found that she had also ransacked his bedroom.
Officers later found the woman using the man's description of her and arrested her. Her name has not been released, but she has been identified as a 36-year-old L.A. resident. She's been charged with burglary.
In nearby Venice, residents have been complaining of numerous break-ins, typically from the beach city's homeless residents. A woman recently had her apartment broken into a by a man police believed to be on PCP. He shattered her glass door, then ripped two sinks off her bathroom wall, leaving her bathroom a bloody mess.
The neighborhood group Venice Stakeholders Association is in the process of suing the City of Los Angeles, claiming that the City's lax laws regarding homelessness have made Venice attractive to transients.