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LASD - Lomita Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Thursday January 18th, 2018 :: 03:06 p.m. PST


Charges Filed in 2017 Rancho Palos Verdes Home Invasion Robbery

This morning, detectives from Lomita Sheriff’s Station presented a Rancho Palos Verdes home invasion robbery case to the District Attorney’s Office at Torrance Court.  Maurice Taylor, 30, of San Pedro, was arrested by Lomita Station deputies on Tuesday.

Taylor was charged for his alleged role in a home invasion robbery in the 28000 block of Santona Drive on December 9, 2017.  During the robbery, the male adult victim was tied up and robbed in his home, and a Porsche Cayman was stolen from the location.   A 16 year old female was arrested by deputies on December 20, 2017, for her role in the crime.

Charges of Robbery, Burglary, Mayhem, False Imprisonment, Grand Theft Auto, and Criminal Threats were filed by the District Attorney’s Office against Taylor.  He is being held in lieu of $1,000,000.00 bail, and will be arraigned today at Torrance Court.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Detective Jason Smith at (310) 891- 3219.  If you prefer to remain anonymous, you may call “L.A. Crime Stoppers” at 800-222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 MOBILE APP” on Google play or the App Store, or use the website

Lomita Sheriff’s Station provides law enforcement services to the cities of Lomita, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, and unincorporated communities in San Pedro and the Palos Verdes Peninsula.

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Prepared by:
Captain Dan Beringer
Lomita Sheriff’s Station
26123 South Narbonne Avenue
Lomita, CA  90717

LASD - Lomita Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
26123 Narbonne Ave
Lomita, CA 90717

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28000 Santona Dr
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

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