passenger side of a black SUV. The victim and another witness ran
after the woman and attempted to get the purse out of the car, police
said. The victim reached through the window and tried to grab the
purse but the woman pried her hands off the car door, police said.
The driver of the car drove off and a witness followed them.
Police stopped the two on Wesley Drive at Pacific Coast Highway,
Jennifer Denmark, 20, of Salinas, and Michael Byrd, 41, of Santa
Ana were arrested on suspicion of robbery, police said. Denmark was
also charged with possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia,
Meet your police
and fire at City Hall
The Laguna Beach police and fire departments will hold an open
house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at City Hall, 505 Forest Ave.
Everyone will have the opportunity to meet representatives from both
departments, sit behind the wheel of a police car or have a photo
taken on the fire truck. The event will also feature free hot dogs
and sodas, music and balloons. The fire department will perform an
example of a cut and rescue mission. Information: (949) 497-0382.