Armed Home Invasion Suspect Jailed, Police Search for More East LA Victims

By EGP News

The Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department on Feb. 22 announced the East Los Angeles Sheriffs Station is seeking victims of un-reported home invasion robberies possibly committed by a suspect now in custody.

The District Attorney’s Office filed two counts of robbery with gun enhancements against 27-year-old East LA resident Josue Vasquez, who was arrested on Feb. 13. Vasquez is accused of two home invasion robberies that occurred in East LA, the first was on Jan. 9 at a home on the 3600 block of Floral Drive. The second crime took place on Jan. 25 at a home on the 3500 block of Cesar Chavez Avenue.

Vasquez was arrested after being picked out of a photographic line-up. He is currently in custody in lieu of $200,000 bail.

Vasquez is a 5’6” Hispanic man, weighing 200 lbs., with short brown hair and brown eyes. His photo has not been release due to the on-going investigation.

Detectives believe there may be additional un-reported, home-invasion robberies committed by Vasquez. Anyone who may have been a victim or has information regarding these crimes or others, should contact Detective Steve Hernandez at (323) 981-5035.


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