SMPD Arrests 4 Who Looted Patagonia
July 9, 2020
The Santa Monica Police Department has arrested 4 people for looting Patagonia, during the riots of 5/31, police said. Two couples (two men and two women) were arrested for removing a safe from the store.
Two men and two women were caught on security camera removing a safe from the Patagonia Inc clothing store.
"On July 3 , 2020 Santa Monica Police Department Detectives from the Special Investigations Unit and officers from the Crime Impact Team served multiple search and arrests warrants at different locations in Los Angeles County related to the damage," wrote Lt. Joseph Cortez, Santa Monica Police Dept.'s Public Information Officer.
Four suspects were arrested and booked for burglary, conspiracy and looting during a riot:
Ulises Alcantara JUAREZ Alfredo Fernando BELLO Yesenia Enriquez TEJADA Debbie LUJAN
DOB: 07-23-94 Male, Hispanic DOB: 06-07-96 Male, Hispanic DOB: 02-04-95 Female, Hispanic DOB: 10-15-96 Female, Hispanic
Several suspects were able to looting of Patagonia located at 1344-4th Street on May 31 , including removing a safe from the business. Detectives identified six suspects involved in the looting and theft of the safe.
Evidence related to the looting, including the safe, were recovered and booked into evidence. If you have any information related to this crime please contact Det. Diaz or Det. McGowan at (310) 458-8491.
Patagonia, Inc. is an American clothing company that markets and sells outdoor clothing. The company was founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1973, and is based in Ventura, California. Its logo is the outline of Mount Fitz Roy, the border between Chile and Argentina, in the region of Patagonia.