Suspect May Be Responsible for Series of Westside Burglaries Shown Video NR11070rf

February 15, 2011

Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department West Los Angeles Area
detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any
information that would lead to the arrest of a suspect whom they
believe is responsible for a series of burglaries.

In an area of West Los Angeles near the border of the city of Santa
Monica, numerous residents have been subjected to burglaries since
early October of last year. Most of the burglaries have targeted
storage units in parking structures, although detectives believe
the same suspect is also responsible for several grand thefts,
stealing property from parked vehicles and various petty theft

At one of the more recent incidents, a suspect was seen entering an
underground parking structure where his image was captured on
camera by a security surveillance system. The suspect appears to
be a 25- to 30-year-old white or Hispanic male. He has short, dark
hair, weighs 160 to 190 pounds and stands between 5 feet 8 inches
and 6 feet tall.

Anyone with questions or information about this suspect or series
of crimes is urged to call West Los Angeles Detective Bowens at
310-444-1524 or 310-444-1522. During non-business hours or on
weekends, calls should be directed to 213-978-6500 or
1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call
Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also
contact Crimestoppers 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, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.