Numerous Weapons Taken Off the Streets of Los Angeles NR24066ne

February 18, 2024

Los Angeles: Newton Area Gang Enforcement Detail Officers were monitoring a large group of individuals who were congregating in front of 1300 E. 16th Street. Gang Enforcement Detail Officers determined approximately 50-70 gang members were consuming alcoholic beverages and smoking narcotics on a public sidewalk. The officers detained the individuals and investigated the violations. A suspect was observed attempting to discard a firearm.  He was taken into custody without incident. Another suspect entered the warehouse with a firearm and quickly exited the location.  Officers requested the appropriate resources to contain the uncooperative gang group.

A skirmish line was used to establish containment of the street and warehouse. Once containment was established, a team of officers cleared the location, but did not locate any additional suspects. However, during the search, officers recovered multiple firearms inside the warehouse as well as additional firearms in plain sight within parked vehicles, outside of the warehouse.

A total of 17 firearms were recovered, which six were “Ghost Guns.”

Arrestee – 1: 33-year-old, Takierra Davis for 69 PC (Booking No. 6763459)

Arrestee – 2: 35-year-old, Kentrice Panton for 148 PC (Booking No. 6763485)

 Arrestee – 3: 36-year-old, Travion Anderson for 29800(a)(1) PC (Booking No. 6763464)



Anyone with additional information is urged to call Newton Detectives at (323) 846-5363.  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 Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.