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Whittier Resident Arrested for Burglary
Posted On: July 1, 2013
On June 30, 2013 at approximately 3:13am, the Whittier Police Department received a call from a witness that saw a male subject breaking the front window to a business located in the 13100 Block of Philadelphia Street. When officers arrived the witness stated that the male subject left with unknown items on a gas powered scooter. The subject was described as a male Hispanic, wearing a tan coat and red helmet.
Later in the day, a Whittier Officer observed a male matching the description of the burglary suspect, riding a scooter northbound on Comstock Avenue towards Beverly Boulevard. The suspect parked his scooter near the 5800 Block of Comstock Avenue and fled to a nearby apartment after he saw the officer following him. Officers immediately contain the area and the suspect (positively identified by a witness) was taken into custody and subsequently arrested for the burglary. Officers were able to recover the stolen merchandise, which was located near the scooter the suspect had been riding.
Dillon Christy is a 21-year-old resident of Whittier. He is being held at the Whittier Police Department Jail on $20,000 bail.
For inquiries regarding this case, please contact Community Relations Officer Brad White at 562-567-9208.
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