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Monday, November 30, 2009

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Parolee is Wanted for Questioning on Numerous Westside Burglaries NR09562cj

Los Angeles:  A man, who is currently on parole for burglary, is wanted for questioning in multiple residential burglaries by the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) West Los Angeles Area detectives.  

In the month of October 2009, near the Santa Monica border, LAPD’s West Los Angeles area has seen a spike in daytime residential burglaries.

In one of the burglaries that occurred on October 16, 2009 at around 10 a.m., in the 800 block of Gretna Green Way, LAPD detectives recovered a cell phone a suspect dropped that had been taken during a burglary in Santa Monica in the 400 block of San Vicente Boulevard one hour earlier.  Santa Monica Police detective’s investigation discovered a fingerprint that revealed that Daniel Perez was involved.  Further investigation by LAPD detectives revealed that Perez is tied to another West Los Angeles burglary that occurred later that evening at around 7:20 p.m. in the 11900 block of Rochester Avenue.  

Daniel Perez is described as twenty-eight year old male Hispanic, with black hair and brown eyes.  He stands at five feet nine inches tall and weighs one hundred and eighty-five pounds.  

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact West Los Angeles Burglary Detective Robert Guervara at 310-444-1523.  After-hours and on weekends, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247).  Callers may also text “Crimes” with a cell phone or log on to and click on Web tips.  When using a cell phone, all messages should begin with “LAPD.”  Tipsters may remain anonymous.