Santa Ana Police Department
Arrested: Jose Angel Gutierrez (42) Fountain Valley
On 3-29-2016 at 8:00am, Santa Ana and Garden Grove Robbery Detectives served a search warrant in the City of Fountain Valley at the home of Jose Angel Gutierrez. SAPD Detectives had been working the case along with GGPD Investigators and were able to identify Gutierrez as the suspect in a series of armed robberies that had been occurring at 7-11 stores, small liquor stores and gas stations throughout Orange County dating back to September 2015.
A white Chevy Malibu was seen on surveillance cameras being used as the get-away vehicle in some of the robberies. During the search warrant at the suspect’s residence, detectives located evidence linking the suspect to the crimes as well as a sawed off shotgun, two handguns, and illegal narcotics. Suspect Gutierrez was not found at the location. Continue reading