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Burbank Police Department, California
Thursday July 16th, 2015 :: 10:02 a.m. PDT


Home Invasion Suspect in Custody!

On July 10, 2015, at approximately 830p.m., Burbank Police began investigating a home invasion robbery in the 1000 block of Cornell Drive.

Investigators developed leads which led them to the City of Pasadena. The leads and investigatory work resulted in the arrest of a suspect in the home invasion robbery. The arrest took place Wednesday evening in the City of Pasadena.

The suspect is Mr. Lonnie Garcia, a 27 year old male from Pasadena, was recently released from prison and is currently supervised as part of California’s Realignment Program, known as AB109.

Mr. Garcia was booked at the Burbank City Jail for the home invasion robbery and attempt murder of the elderly victim on Cornell Drive. He is being held without bail and is due to be arraigned on July 17 in the Burbank Branch of the Los Angeles County Superior court.

A second person was arrested during the investigation, after a short pursuit at Madre Street & Del Mar Boulevard in the City of Pasadena.

He was identified as Mr. Eddie Baca, a 39 year old resident of Highland. Mr. Baca was booked for felony evading and drug sales. He is being held in-lieu of $75,000 bail and due in court tomorrow as well.

The Burbank Police Department wishes to thank our partners from the Pasadena Police Department for their assistance in making this arrest.

We would like to take this opportunity to remind residents not to open their doors for strangers and to call the police if they become concerned about someone at or near their homes.

This investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Michael Edwards at (818) 238-3264.

Burbank Police Department, California
200 North Third Street
Burbank, CA 91502

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 818-238-3000

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