- Saturday March 16th, 2013 :: 12:06 a.m. PDT
Press Release: Three arrests for Kidnapping for Financial Gain
THREE ARRESTED FOR KIDNAPPING FOR FINANCIAL GAIN
PASADENA, CA –On Tuesday, March 12, 2013, a home invasion robbery occurred in the 1900 block of N. Arroyo Blvd. Three armed, masked gunmen entered the residence at approximately 11:00 pm and held two women captive.
The Pasadena Police Department was not made aware of the crime until the following morning when bank personnel phone the police department reporting that a female was at the location reportedly withdrawing money under duress. Pasadena officers responded and began their investigation. The robbery victims were not injured.
On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at approximately 12:20 PM, Pasadena detectives and Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department (LASD) plainclothes deputies were jointly investigating the robbery when deputies encountered two suspects. One of two suspects shot at the deputies and a subsequent deputy involved shooting occurred. The two suspects fled on foot and a containment was established in the area of Mar Vista Avenue and Orange Grove Boulevard in Pasadena. It is unknown if either suspect was wounded. No law enforcement personnel were injured.
Pasadena detectives subsequently arrested Marquis Garrett (male, African American, age 20, a Pasadena resident) and Paul Scott (male, African American, age 31, Pasadena resident) and Eddie McFadden Jr. (male, African American, age 20, Arcadia resident) for kidnapping for financial gain. Each suspect is being held on $1 million dollars bail.
The Pasadena Police Department continued to investigate the home invasion robbery. The attempted murder of the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department Deputy, and the subsequent deputy involved shooting, are being investigated by the LASD, Homicide Unit.
“The home invasion robbery and attempted murder of a peace officer are violent crimes that necessitate a swift response. The subsequent arrest of the suspects was the resulted of a collaborative effort involving law enforcement entities; including the Pasadena Police Department, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the California Highway Patrol, and K-9 search teams from South Pasadena PD, Alhambra PD, and El Monte Police Department”, stated Police Chief Phillip Sanchez.
Anyone with information regard the home invasion robbery is asked to contact the Pasadena Police Department at (626) 744-4241. Individuals with information regarding the attempted murder of the LASD Deputy are asked to contact the LASD at (323) 890-5500. You may report anonymously through Crimestoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477) or http://lacrimestoppers.org (insert key word Pasadena).
Pasadena Police Department - CA
207 Garfield Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101