On April 30, 2015 at about 1:58 p.m., Monterey Park Police responded to the 300 block of East Andrix Street regarding a residential burglary in progress. A neighbor reported that she saw two female suspects knocking on a residence door and then seeing them enter the backyard of a home.
Responding units saw two female suspects coming out of homes located on E. Arlight St. which is just south of the burglarized residence on E. Andrix St. A containment was immediately established and a search was conducted. Officers checked several yards and confirmed that there was a burglary at the location that the neighbor had reported seeing the female suspects enter.
A silver Mercedes Benz was found parked in front of the burglarized residence. Inside the vehicle a third female suspect was located sitting in the vehicle. This vehicle belonged to one of the suspects. Property from a burglary which occurred in the City of Colton, Calif. was located in the vehicle along with other property not belonging to the suspects.
No other property or suspects were located in the containment. The stolen property was booked into Monterey Park evidence. The suspects were identified as:
• Tia Butler, 22, of Los Angeles,
• Clishawanda Weakley, 23, of Los Angeles and
• Amanda Carter, 25, of Los Angeles.
All suspects were booked for suspicion of 459 PC/Residential Burglary and are being held on $50,000.00 bail.
Sergeant Gus Jimenez, Monterey Park Police Department