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News Release

Friday, September 9, 2011

Media Relations

Residential Burglary in West Los Angeles NR11423rh

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department West Los Angeles Area detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of a suspect who they believe is responsible for a residential burglary.     

On August 18, 2011, at around 10 p.m., a burglary occurred in the 9700 block of Wendover Drive in the city of Bel Air.  The suspect entered the residence, which was partly under construction, by cutting stucco wire that was attached to a pre-cut door.  The suspect took jewelry, three computers, and an ipad.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic, male, 25-35 years-old, black hair, stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 180 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a light colored baseball cap, light colored long-sleeve shirt and pants.  He was also wearing black gloves.  

Anyone with information in regards to this case is urged to call West Los Angeles Detective Guevara at 310-444-1523.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 213-978-6500 or 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.