CCPD Arrests Two Suspects for June Armed Robbery; One Released on Bail

On June 20, 2024, at 1:19 am, an armed robbery occurred on the 5600 block of Sepulveda Boulevard. Two suspects approached the victim while he visited an ATM machine and demanded money and the victim’s cell phone. One of the suspects pointed a black semi-automatic rifle at the victim during the robbery.

The Culver City Police Department conducted a thorough investigation and identified both suspects believed to be responsible for this robbery. On July 3, 2024, twenty-two-year-old suspect Joe Saldivar-Salazar of Los Angeles was arrested in connection with the armed robbery. On July 5, 2024, suspect Alexander Mejia, a twenty-one-year-old also from Los Angeles, was arrested in connection with the armed robbery. Both suspects were booked at the Culver City Police Department jail. Suspect Mejia remains in custody with a bail set of one hundred thousand dollars, and Suspect Saldivar-Salazar has been released on bail.

For questions, please contact Culver City Police Department Public Information Officer Jennifer Atenza at (310) 253-6120 or [email protected].

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