Nathan Louis Campbell was charged on Tuesday with murder, assaults, hit-and-run in auto rampage on the Venice Beach boardwalk.
Campbell allegedly rammed into people on the boardwalk on Saturday afternoon that killed one and injured about a dozen others.
Campbell was charged with murder, 16 counts of assault and 17 counts of hit-and-run.
Campbell, 38, is being held on $1 million bail, according to KABC. He has spent time in jail for shoplifting and was arrested in April 2008 for reckless driving with alcohol.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.