Recent Arrests and Other Law Enforcement Activity

This page includes a brief summary of Recent Arrests and Other Law Enforcement Activity by the El Cerrito Police Department.  Please direct any case-related questions and inquiries to Detective Corporal Gilbert Tang: 510-215-4446.

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May 31

ID Needed For Robbery Suspect

Posted on May 31, 2012 at 3:05 PM by Suzanne Iarla

On May 30, 2012, officers responded to a business located in the 10000 block of San Pablo Ave. in regards to an armed robbery that had just occurred. Upon officers’ arrival, an employee stated that the suspect entered the business and brandished a firearm while demanding money. The suspect then fled the scene on foot. No injuries were reported.

The suspect was described as an African American male, approximately 25-30 years old, brown eyes, 6’00”, approximately 170lbs. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, black jacket, and black sunglasses.

Anyone with information about this incident or who can identify the suspect (photo below) is asked to call Det. Lane Matsui @ (510) 215-4420 or Det. Cpl. Gilbert Tang @ (510) 215-4423. Anonymous tips can be made to Crimestoppers @ 1-800 222-TIPS (8477).


El Cerrito Police Department Case File #12-09142