Arrests Made in Assault Committed on Hollywood Boulevard NR24155ma

May 21, 2024

Hollywood: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Hollywood Division announce the arrests of two suspects responsible for an assault and vandalism of a motorist on Hollywood Boulevard.

On December 31, 2023, around 3:00 p.m., a victim was involved in a physical altercation with four to five members of a minibike gang on the 6800 block of Hollywood Boulevard within the Hollywood Entertainment District. The confrontation began between the victim and one of the minibike riders over possible damage to his vehicle. Three to four additional minibike riders jumped in and assaulted the motorist. One of the minibike riders is captured swinging an object at the victim, nearly striking him. After the assault, the minibike riders vandalized the motorist’s vehicle while his ten-year-old child remained in the front seat. The victim and his child did not sustain any serious injuries.

Multiple videos of the incident that witnesses recorded were obtained by media outlets and were posted on various social media platforms. These videos and additional information provided by witnesses were crucial to the investigation. Hollywood Area detectives used the videos and additional information discovered during the investigation to identify and arrest two suspects.

On May 21, 2024, around 6:00 a.m., Hollywood Area detectives, along with assistance from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Metropolitan Division served warrants on two residences where both suspects were taken into custody. The suspects are identified as Jacob Esteban Hernandez, a 20-year-old male resident of Rosemead, and Angie Teresa Guizar, a 40-year-old female resident of Los Angeles.

Hernandez was booked for 594 PC- Felony Vandalism and his bail is $50,000, and Guizar was booked for 245(A)(1) PC- Assault with a Deadly Weapon and her bail is $30,000.

This case will be presented to the District Attorney’s Office for filing consideration.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Detective Douglass Hall at Hollywood Division (213) 972-2971. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477)