Los Angeles: Detectives from the
Los Angeles Police Department’s Van Nuys Area are asking for the
public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the
identification and arrest of the suspects responsible for
burglarizing a home.
On March 29, 2019, around 8:35 p.m., a residential burglary
occurred in the 6000 block of Varna Avenue in the City of Los
Angeles. The suspects entered the residence by smashing a rear
window. Once inside, they removed property then fled in a newer
model black Chevy Malibu. The same suspects returned to the
residence, a short time later, with additional suspects in a newer
model black Ford Explorer and a white Chevy Van. They removed
additional property, including a large safe that was loaded into
the van, then fled.
The suspects are described as 5-8 males, wearing dark hooded sweat
shirts, masks and gloves. One of the suspects is described as a
male Black, 25-30 years old, with a beard and wearing glasses. He
stands approximately 5 feet 11 inches to 6 feet tall and weighs
He was wearing a dark hooded sweat shirt, blue and gray pants, dark
shoes and gloves.
The suspect vehicles are described as a newer black Chevrolet
Malibu with tinted windows and paper plates, a black newer model
Ford Explorer with no plates, and a newer white Chevrolet van with
These suspects committed a residential burglary in the 13800 block
of Bessemer Street earlier in the day. A safe containing jewelry
and currency was taken.
Anyone with information to this incident is urged to call Van Nuys
Burglary Detective Diamond at (818) 374-0029 or Detective Krauss at
(818) 374-0031. During non-business hours, 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 onlinetip. Lastly,
tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and
select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.