Arrest for Assault on a Bicyclist
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 26, 2011
Contact: Robert Almada, Sergeant
On Thursday, August 25, 2011, at approximately 6:24 PM, Santa Monica Police responded to the 2600 block of Barnard Way to investigate a report of an assault on a bicyclist by a motorist.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the driver, Jeffrey Ray Adams of Los Angeles, had an argument with a bicyclist as they both were travelling south on Barnard Way. The driver then intentionally struck the victim with the side of his vehicle, knocking the victim off his bicycle, and causing the victim to be injured.
The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was treated and released.
Adams was arrested and booked for Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Adams was later released after posting $30,000 bail.