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West Covina Police Department
Wednesday July 18th, 2018 :: 01:38 p.m. PDT


4 suspects arrested by WCPD for Hot Prowl Burglary

DATE OF RELEASE: July 18, 2018

On Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 1950 hours, West Covina Police received a call of a burglary that had just occurred in the 200 block of North Walnuthaven Drive, West Covina. The resident was in the home at the time of the burglary.

Officers arriving on scene began a search for the 4 males seen running from the location. Two of the suspects were chased by neighbors and provided information that led Officers to locating and detaining them. Two additional suspects were seen jumping into the property located in the 1300 block of West Garvey Avenue. A search of the area was made and the two suspects were located hiding in a dumpster.

All four suspects were arrested for burglary. Arrested were four male juveniles ages 16, 16, 15 and 13, all from West Covina. The two older males were detained at Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall, and the younger ones were released to the custody of their parents.

No property was taken and no one was injured during the incident.

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West Covina Police Department
Public Information Officer Rudy Lopez
1444 West Garvey Avenue
West Covina, CA 91790
626 939-8500

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West Covina Police Department
1444 W. Garvey Ave.
West Covina, CA 91791

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