Burbank Police announced that they have arrested three documented gang members responsible for an armed robbery at Little Caesars Pizza, located at 1009 West Alameda Avenue just before 10:00 PM on December 27, 2016.
The robbery took place Shortly after closing when two suspects approached the business and were greeted at the door by a female employee. One of the suspects pointed a handgun at the employee and forced their way into the store. Once inside, the suspects demanded money from the register and before fleeing stole the employee’s purse, wallet and cell phone.
Within a short period of time, the suspects used one of the victim’s credit cards at a convenience store in Sun Valley.
On January 5, 2017, an attempt was made to purchase goods using the victim’s identity in the city of Glendale. Glendale Police stopped the involved vehicle and found the victim’s identification and other documents inside the car, which was identified as the getaway car used in the Little Caesars robbery.
Burbank Police Detectives identified two juveniles and one adult involved in the robbery. The adult is Carlos Ramirez, 25, from North Hollywood. The two juveniles are both male, 15 and 16 years of age, from Hollywood and Los Angeles, respectively.
On January 25, Burbank Police Investigators served a search warrant at Ramirez’ residence and found clothing worn by the suspects during the robbery as well as a handgun, ammunition, and methamphetamine.
All three suspects were arrested and booked for armed robbery and identity theft with a gang enhancement. Both juvenile suspects were transported to Juvenile Hall. Ramirez is currently out on bond, pending his next court appearance.