Los Angeles: On April 1, 2022, around 12:00 p.m., an anonymous witness observed two suspects gain entry to a United States Postal Service (USPS) vehicle by smashing a window. The vehicle was parked in the 6000 block of Centre Drive. The suspects removed mail from inside the vehicle, then fled in a red Honda Pilot SUV. The witness followed the red Honda to a parking lot in the 6500 block of Sepulveda Boulevard.
Pacific Auto detectives distributed the suspect descriptions and vehicle information to Pacific area officers. Within hours, Pacific area officers observed the red Honda exiting the parking lot at the 6000 block of Sepulveda Blvd. Officers conducted a traffic stop and took two suspects into custody. A search of the red Honda recovered a USPS jacket and hat. In addition, the officers recovered a loaded 9mm semi-automatic handgun, burglary tools, and several items of miscellaneous stolen property, including California Identification Cards and a large quantity of USPS mail.
Both suspects were arrested for violation of 459 PC– Burglary from Motor Vehicle.
Suspect 1:Eichenblatt, Benjamin Suspect 2: Alfaro, Isaias Suspect Vehicle:
Booking No: 6352780 Booking No: 6352753 Red Honda Pilot
Anyone with information about this incident, additional incidents involving these suspects, or for more information, is asked to call Pacific Area Auto Detective Damien Levesque at (310) 482-6367 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Detective Carlos Carias at (310) 482-6420 (email@example.com). During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-(877)-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-(800)-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.