Long Beach Police Department Looting Task Force adds new arrests

On June 1, 2020, the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) formed the Looting Task Force with the sole purpose of conducting criminal investigations for significant crimes during the civil unrest experienced in the city in late May. Thus far the task force has made a multitude of arrests and continues to bring to justice those responsible for crimes like looting, burglary, robbery, and vandalism. Statistics yielded by the task force as of August 19, 2020, are as follow:

  • 28 arrests
  • 32 arrest warrants obtained
  • 39 additional cases submitted to the District Attorney or City Prosecutor
  • 22 vehicles impounded
  • 23 search warrants served

Below is a summary of arrests and charges of suspects since our latest update:

  • Kenneth Andrews, 19-years-old, resident of Long Beach, was arrested for commercial burglary, and simple possession on June 1, 2020
  • Eric Gunter, 35-years-old, resident of Long Beach, was arrested for looting, and curfew violation on June 1, 2020, and bail was set at $50,000
  • Hazael Aguila, 36-years-old, resident of Long Beach, was arrested for receiving stolen property, resisting arrest, and curfew violation on June 1, 2020
  • Charly Harris, 40-years-old, resident of Long Beach, was arrested for looting, and commercial burglary on July 7, 2020, and bail was set at $50,000
  • Marcos Villareal, 24-years-old, resident of Long Beach, was arrested for looting on July 9, 2020, and bail was set at $100,000
  • Charles Shaw, 41-years-old, resident of Long Beach, was arrested for looting on July 14, 2020, and bail was set at $50,000
  • Pisitoto Leifi, 46-years-old, resident of Long Beach, was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle, carrying a loaded firearm, and manufacturing/selling/possessing/etc. of large cap magazine on July 15, 2020, and bail was set at $35,000
  • Desean Armstrong, 34-years-old, resident of the City of Bellflower, was arrested for looting on July 17, 2020, and bail was set at $75,000
  • Aisha Sanford, 33-years-old, resident of Long Beach, was arrested for looting, and conspiracy to commit a crime on July 27, 2020, and bail was set at $50,000
  • Dustin Tene, 18-years-old, resident of Long Beach, was arrested for looting on July 28, 2020, and bail was set at $50,000
  • Steven Tene, 25-years-old, resident of Long Beach, was arrested for looting on July 28, 2020, and bail was set at $50,000
  • Randy Brown, 39-years-old, resident of the City of Los Angeles, was arrested for looting on August 4, 2020, and bail was set at $150,000
  • Isreal Flores, 28-years-old, resident of Long Beach, was arrested for resisting arrest, and carrying a concealed dirk or dagger on August 4, 2020, and bail was set at $100,000
  • Clintoneisha Brown, 24-years-old, resident of the City of Los Angeles, was arrested for looting on August 5, 2020, and bail was set at $150,000

The LBPD would like to thank our partners at the U.S. Marshal’s Service for their resources and continued support in the apprehension of various suspects.

Anyone can submit tips or evidence through our online evidence portal. To report a crime, please call our non-emergency dispatch number at 562-435-6711. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or text TIPLA plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES) or visit www.lacrimestoppers.org.

The article above was released by the Long Beach Police Department.

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