On Jan. 23 a Santa Monica Police officer responded to the Louis Vuitton Store located at 395 Santa Monica Place regarding a theft.
The security agent told the officer that on Jan. 20 a merchandise inventory check was conducted and it was found that three pairs of sunglasses were missing. The security agent reviewed video and found that a member of their cleaning crew had removed the sunglasses from their case while cleaning and then removed the security tags from the sunglasses. The value of the sunglasses was valued at a total of $2945 according to store personnel.
On Jan. 24, the suspect came back to work and the police were called to the store. They arrested the suspect for burglary.
Suspect: Shaner Robert Michael,
7/16/78, 35, of L.A. Bail $20,000.