Mounted Enforcement Deputies arrest two men for strong armed robbery at Colonel Leon H. Washington Park in Los Angeles

Mounted Enforcement Deputies arrest two men for strong armed robbery at Colonel Leon H. Washington Park in Los Angeles (Photos) On May 22, 2013, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies from Parks Bureau Mounted Enforcement Detail where conducting mounted patrol at Colonel Leon H. Washington Park. While in the park they heard a person screaming, "they stole my cell phone" and observed that person a male adult running from three other male adults. The three male suspects started to run away from the deputies on horseback. The deputies detained and identified two of the suspects as Tony Evans, a male, adult, and Darnell Louis Riley, a male, adult, both who are residents of Los Angeles. The third suspect ran out of sight and they were unable to locate him. After further investigation it was determined that the two suspects Evans and Riley had robbed the victim of his cell phone which was recovered at the scene. Suspects Evans and Riley where booked at Century Regional Detention Facility for strong armed robbery and are being held in lieu of a $40,000.00 bail. Colonel Leon H. Washington Park is located 8908 S. Maie Avenue Los Angeles, CA. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Departments Parks Bureau is dedicated to providing a safe and drug free environment at all Los Angeles County Parks. The Parks Bureau of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department polices 177 county parks, golf courses and special event venues throughout Los Angeles County. Providing Public Safety for Parks. The Parks Bureau Mounted Enforcement Detail (M.E.D.) is made up of 2 sergeants and 4 deputy sheriffs who are assigned to conduct law enforcement duties from the back of their equine partners. The mission of the Mounted Enforcement Detail is to provide the Department with a well-trained equestrian unit, capable of being utilized in a variety of situations. To receive detailed, up-to-date information directly from the "LASD Parks Bureau, Los Angeles County Sheriff," via e-mail, register for "Nixle" alerts at Also register for "LASD-HQ Newsroom (SHB), Los Angeles County Sheriff." Or, to receive text alerts only, text LASDPARKS to 888777. Standard text messaging rates may apply depending on your calling plan. Partner to prevent crime by contacting your local sheriff's station with information about possible criminal activity or if you wish to remain Anonymous, call "LA Crime Stoppers" by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the website . -

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