San Pedro: The Los Angeles
Police Department Harbor Area detectives are requesting the
public’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted in connection to
several residential robberies.
On March 3, 2017, around 8:20 a.m., officers responded to a radio
call of a robbery in the 900 block of Eastman Place in San Pedro.
The victim had just left her home to drop off her child at school
when the suspects broke into the victim’s home through a rear
Ten minutes after the suspects had broken into the home, the victim
returned home and was confronted by the suspects inside the home.
The suspects overpowered the victim and escaped in a vehicle with
money and jewelry.
On April 6, 2016, around 9 a.m., officers spotted a vehicle
matching the description of the getaway vehicle used during the
robbery. Officers conducted a traffic stop and after a short
pursuit, officers placed Deandre Fountain under arrest. Harbor Area
detectives continued their investigation and were able to connect
Darion Green and Bernard Peoples to the robberies. Detectives
placed Darion Green under arrest for robbery and issued an arrest
warrant for Bernard Peoples.
The investigation led detectives to believe that these suspects are
responsible for a series of residential burglaries and robberies
that have occurred in the San Pedro area.
These robbers targeted single family residences, profiling homes
believed to be unoccupied, possibly having money, jewelry, and or
firearms within the residence. The suspects would then knock on the
front door to determine if the residence was occupied. Once they
determined no one was at the residence, they would break in through
a rear door, or window and would systematically search the location
for money, jewelry, and firearms. The crime would take less than
Darion, Darion Fountain, Deandre
Felony Warrant Issued
Anyone with information about this case is urged to call Detective
Kevin Reynolds, Harbor Robbery Detectives, at (310) 726-7758.
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
ww.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.