Investigators have also linked Rockim Prowell to some 30 home burglaries in the region, FOXロサンゼルス 報告. He is currently charged with two counts each of burglary, grand theft and one count of vandalism, the Beverly Hills Police Department said.
Investigators linked Prowell to a pair of home burglaries in the affluent suburb committed on April 20 と7月 20, 2020. Investigators linked his vehicle to the crimes through surveillance video, 警察は言った. In images released by authorities, the suspect is seen with the mask and wearing glasses.
In both burglaries, Prowell stole flat-screen televisions, 警察は言った. In the security footage, they noticed the suspect always kept his mouth open, which they realized was the case when they discovered he was wearing a mask, 警察は言った.
Prowell, 30, a resident of nearby Inglewood, was arrested May 2 during a traffic stop by Beverly Hills police officers. In the car, officers found a face mask and other items that connected him to the burglaries, 当局は言った. The license plates on the car were also stolen, 彼らは言った.
During a search of his home, police found stolen items connecting him to additional burglaries, 警察は言った.
Beverly Hills investigators are working with Los Angeles Police Department detectives and authorities in Newport Beach, an affluent coastal city in Orange County, to determine if he is linked to home burglaries in those cities.
The LAPD Pacific Division told the news outlet that Prowell was connected to seven burglaries in its area. Prowell has been released from police custody and is scheduled to appear in court on May 25, 刑務所の記録によると.