Long Beach murder case
Brandon Ivan Colbert
On November 7, 2016, Police Chief Robert Luna announced the arrest of a suspect in connection with the double murder investigation of a mother and daughter.
“Today, their family and our community can find some comfort in the knowledge that a person believed to be responsible for their deaths is in our custody,” said Police Chief Robert Luna, “I’m extremely proud of the men and women of our department, especially the Homicide detectives, for their efforts and dedication toward solving this case.”
Victim Alicia Faith Todd
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, at the recommendation of Supervisor Don Knabe, has issued a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the 2015 murder of 21-year-old Alicia Faith Todd of Signal Hill.
On Thursday, December 10, 2015, at approximately 2:20 p.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to an assault with a deadly weapon call, in the area of Orange Avenue and Washington Street. Officers located a male adult who had been struck in the upper body by gunfire.
Long Beach Police arrested a man in connection with a murder that occurred earlier this year.
On June 5, 2015, at approximately 10:00 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to a shooting in the 1200 block of E. 17th Street, which resulted in the death of 20-year-old Anthony Holston of Long Beach.
$50,000 reward offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Long Beach Police Officer Franke Lewis.
On November 3, 2015, Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna announced a $50,000 reward and asked for the public’s help with the murder investigation of Long Beach Police Officer Franke Lewis who was killed nearly 40 years ago.
After more than a decade, a Central California man will face a murder charge after he was connected to the 2002 crime through DNA.
On June 24, 2002, at 3:24 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to 1200 Pier E in the Port of Long Beach regarding reports of a person who had been stabbed.
On Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at approximately 9:00 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to the 2300 block of east 10th street regarding shots fired.
When officers arrived, they learned that a suspect walked up to a group of individuals who were gathered in a yard of a residence and opened fire, striking a male adult in the upper body.
On Friday, November 21, 2014, Long Beach Police arrested 19-year old Ricardo Gonzalez of West Covina and 18-year-old Carlos Alexis Escalante of Long Beach in connection with two shootings in North Long Beach. Officers stopped Gonzalez and Escalante when they were driving in a vehicle together.
Long Beach Police have made two arrests in the July 1, 2012 murder of a woman who was stabbed at an apartment complex in the 30 block of E. Plymouth Street during a dispute.
On the afternoon of Monday, July 2, 2012, Long Beach Police Homicide detectives arrested 46-year-old Sandra Howard, and her daughter, 21-year-old Tara Howard, both from Long Beach, for the murder of 39-year-old Tekeisha Neeley of Long Beach.