Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations-West Bureau LAPD/ATF Gun Violence Reduction Task Force have arrested two suspects for illegally possessing firearms and high-capacity magazines.
On August 1, 2022, The LAPD/ATF Gun Violence Reduction Task Force was investigating felons in possession of firearms. Ultimately, a search warrant of a residence was authored by the joint task-force and granted by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge.
On August 4, 2022, the LAPD/ATF Gun Violence Reduction Task Force conducted a search warrant service at the suspects’ residence located in the 3300 block of Arlington Avenue in the city of Los Angeles. During the search, investigators located firearms, ammunition, high-capacity magazines, money, and fraudulent credit/debit cards.
Investigators identified the suspects as:
31-year-old male, Black, Dahmeer Williams (DOB: 06/09/1991), booking# 6432636 and;
31-year-old female, Black, Michelle Jarukaruta (DOB: 03/14/1991), booking# 6432645.
Both suspects are residents of Los Angeles. They were booked for the violation of Penal Code 29800(A)1 – Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Bail has been set at $35,000.00 each.
Firearms, Ammunition, and High-Capacity Magazines Seized During Search Warrant
Anyone with additional information can contact The Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations-West Bureau LAPD/ATF Gun Violence Reduction Task Force at (213) 473-0408. 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 the L.A. 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.