The Los Angeles Police Division has busted an organized crime ring that robbed retail shops as just lately as Thursday and Friday, the division stated in a written assertion Saturday.
The police arrested 18 suspects in reference to robberies valued round $23,000. The suspects ranged in age from 15 to twenty and have been possible concerned in 14 earlier incidents, with stolen items valued at $90,000.
The investigation included the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division.
A police official declined to touch upon the arrests Saturday evening however stated the division plans to launch video of the crimes Monday.
The division didn’t determine the suspects or the retailers that have been hit.
The suspects reside within the metropolis and county of Los Angeles. Three of the latest thefts occurred inside the metropolis, and a fourth happened in Paramount. The suspects focused shoe and clothes retail chain shops.
The stolen merchandise was recovered and returned to the retailers.
The police additionally impounded eight autos.