In-Custody Death (ICD) NRF006-22dm

April 5, 2022

On February 15, 2022, around 2:30 p.m., Pacific Area officers conducted a stop on 31-year-old Robert Reed Berry in the area of Tuller Avenue and Venice Boulevard. During the stop, Berry was identified to have an outstanding felony warrant for vandalism and was placed under arrest. Around 3:00 p.m., officers transported Berry to Pacific Community Police Station for processing and housing.

On February 16, 2022, around 8:30 a.m., Berry was discovered nonresponsive by Pacific Jail staff. Jail staff immediately began Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) efforts on Berry with negative results.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced Berry dead at scene.

Force Investigation Division (FID) detectives responded to the scene and are investigating the In-Custody Death (ICD).