On August 21, 2019 at approximately 3:18 p.m., Monterey Park Police Officers stopped a vehicle for a vehicle code violation in the 600 block of W. Newmark Avenue. Upon making contact with the two occupants, the officers immediately recognized the occupants as suspects wanted for a series of commercial burglaries that have occurred throughout the San Gabriel Valley and Orange County. The officers also identified the vehicle driven by the suspects (grey colored four-door Mercedes Benz) as the same vehicle used to commit the burglaries. Both suspects were arrested for commercial burglary.
The suspects are identified as:
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Damonta Gillen, 24, from Rancho Cucamonga.
On Summary Probation for Traffic Offense.
Discharged from PRCS May 2019.
Donald Williams, 24 from Lynwood, CA.
On probation for traffic violations.
Both suspects have been charged with suspicion of commercial burglary. Their bail is set at $20,000 and were scheduled to appear in the Alhambra Superior Court on August 23, 2019. Williams is also being held for several outstanding warrants.
Sergeant Paul Yniguez, Monterey Park Police Department