North Hollywood: On September 29, 2021, around 8:00 a.m., North Hollywood Area officers were investigating community complaints of illegal parking in the area of Cahuenga Boulevard and Califa Street. The officers observed a motorhome parked on the street without license plates and a covered vehicle identification number (VIN). Officers spoke with the occupant, 31-year-old Ryan Andres, and obtained the VIN and conducted a record’s check which revealed that the motorhome was stolen. Ryan Andres was detained for a stolen vehicle investigation and subsequent probation violation.
Further investigation led to the recovery of narcotics and a ghost gun. Ryan Andres was arrested and booked for 29800(A)(1) p.c. “Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.”
On September 30, 2021, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office filed one count of “Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon,” and one count of “Possession of an Assault Weapon,” case no. LA098604.
Deputy Chief Alan Hamilton added “The men and women of Operations-Valley Bureau are committed to reducing incidents of violence by removing firearms from prohibited possessors in all our valley neighborhoods and communities.”
Anyone with any additional information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact North Hollywood Area detectives at 818-754-8300. 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.