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

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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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