Officers assisted by K-9 units and a helicopter have spent more than an hour searching for a burglary suspect near Bates and Lexington avenues in the Sunset Junction area of Silver Lake. The search began after a witness reported a residential burglary in the 1000 block of Myra Avenue, said Sgt. John Marroquin with the LAPD Rampart Division. the suspect fled on foot and was later seen near Santa Monica Boulevard. Several streets, including Bates at Sunset Boulevard, were still blocked off as of 7:15 p.m. as police look for the suspect.
* Update: The suspect, Eduardo Bouche, 38, of Baldwin Park, was arrested and booked on one count of residential burglary, said Lt. Wes Buhrmester with the Rampart Division. Bouche is suspected of other burglaries. Buhrmester provided more details in the comments section.
* Correction: An earlier version of this post contained some references to a “robbery” suspect. That’s wrong. The suspect was involved in a burglary.