Arrest Made in Rustic Canyon September 19

LAPD made an arrest for burglary on September 19.

In the morning of September 19, a woman came home to her residence in Rustic Canyon and found a suspect had broken into her residence and sat in the garage. According to residents, she reported the incident to LAPD, but when police arrived, the suspect described a male black, 30 years old with long braids and a green T-shirt was no longer there.

According to Palisades Senior Lead Officer Brian Espin, around 5 p.m. the same day a second victim came home to her residence on Rustic Road and found the suspect inside her residence. She ran into a closet while waiting for the police to arrive.

Officers responded, and located the suspect who was on foot.

After a short foot pursuit, the suspect got away. Officers confirmed that the suspect had ransacked the house and took property. Police set up a perimeter. For a time, Mesa and West Channel Roads were blocked.

A resident said there were LAPD and LA County Sheriff helicopters circling and that there were a large number of police cars in the Canyon.

One resident said the man jumped over someone’s fence and tried to get into another house. While waiting for the K9, an officer spotted the suspect and he was taken into custody without incident on Mesa Road.

It appears that the man was homeless.

West Los Angeles Police Department arrested the suspect for burglary.

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One Response to Arrest Made in Rustic Canyon September 19

  1. Andrew says:

    The Palisades is the Safest it has ever been. That day we caught this suspect the whole WLA team came together to catch this bad guy. The residence have a proactive crime fighting team in the area. Officer who actually go out and try to prevent crime before it happens. They are making arrests everyday. It is a team effort and they come together everyday to catch bad guys and make this community safer. This day the entire LAPD WLA Division was there to catch a suspect. We have a good team down there now and they are doing their best!

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