Written by AARON CASTREJON
LOS ANGELES - Four burglary suspects with extensive criminal histories were arrested October 2 after deputies witnessed them allegedly burglarizing a home.
Deputies with the Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau and Burglary-Robbery Task Force witnessed the crime unfold around 1 p.m. somewhere along Floral Drive After seeing a white Mercedes-Benz SUV and silver Chevrolet SUV moving slowly and suspiciously, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.
Detectives found the Mercedes-Benz parked on Floral Drive and witnessed the driver approach a home and knock on the front door. The driver returned to the his vehicle while two suspects in the Chevy SUV arrived and gained access to the home’s rear yard after no one answered, the Sheriff’s Department said.
The two suspects who entered the yard were witnessed exiting the front door of the home. Both vehicles fled the location simultaneously, the Sheriff’s Department said.
“Detectives quickly confirmed a burglary had in fact occurred, with a rear window forced open and interior of the home ransacked,” the Sheriff’s Department said.
The suspects who burglarized the home and their driver were stopped and arrested by Sheriff’s deputies with assistance from Monterey Park Police.
Detectives recovered stolen jewelry, currency, and a police radio scanner, from within the Chevy SUV, the Sheriff’s Department said.
The driver of the Mercedes-Benz SUV fled the area, but was located and arrested in Vernon.
The driver of the Chevy SUV, 37-year-old Kevin Green of Los Angeles, was booked on suspicion of residential burglary. Green has a significant criminal history including arrests for burglary and narcotics violations. He is a previously convicted felon, a documented criminal street gang member, and could face over 20 years in prison if convicted for these new crimes.
40-year-old William Robinson of Los Angeles was previously out of custody on “parole” for burglary. He was booked on suspicion of residential burglary and possession of burglary tools. Robinson has a significant criminal history including arrests for residential burglary and narcotics sales. He has multiple felony convictions and would likely be a “Third Strike” candidate facing life in prison upon additional conviction. He is also a documented South Los Angeles criminal street gang member.
Kedrick Daniels, a 42-year-old Los Angeles man, was charged with residential burglary. Daniels has an extensive criminal history including arrests for theft, conspiracy, narcotics and weapons violations. He is facing in excess of 20 years in prison if convicted for this crime. Daniels is a documented Los Angeles criminal street gang member.
Driver Frank Tisby, a 32-year-old Los Angeles man, was booked on suspicion of residential burglary. Tisby has a significant criminal history and is a twice-convicted residential burglar. He is facing a “Third Strike” and life in prison if convicted for this charge. Tisby is a documented South Los Angeles criminal street gang member.
All suspects are suspected of numerous burglaries throughout Southern California. Sheriff’s detectives and the Monterey Park Police Department both handled the criminal case filing.
Three of the suspects appeared in Alhambra Superior Court October 6 and are being held in excess of $1 million bail. A fourth suspect, Green, bonded out.