Reseda: On July 1, 2023, around 4:00 a.m., the suspect, later identified as 31-year-old Mario Orozco, entered several residences in18300 block of Vanowen Street in Reseda. Once inside the residence, Orozco sexually assaulted the victims and fled the location on foot in an unknown direction.
Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) West Valley Division, conducted the investigation and were able to identify, locate, and arrest Orozco for these crimes.
Detectives from West Valley Area are overseeing the investigation and releasing the suspects booking photo because they believe the suspect is responsible for additional, unreported sexual assaults. Detectives asking for anyone that was victimized by this suspect to immediately contact the LAPD. In addition, Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance for information regarding this crime.
Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact Detective Joseph Hampton with West Valley Detective Division at 818-374-7742 or 818-374-7611. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.