Fri. Mar 24th, 2023


1) Darnell Washington, male Black, 24 yr-old, 6’2,” 197 lbs.

2) Tania Washington, female Black, 25 yr-old, 5’3,” 130 lbs.

On August 28, 2012, Suspect Darnell Washington escaped from the San Bernardino County Jail with the aid of his wife, Suspect Tania Washington.

Shortly before 9:00AM on Sunday, September 2, 2012, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy assigned to Temple Sheriff’s Station approached a suspicious vehicle in the City of South El Monte.

Suspect Darnell Washington allegedly emerged from the rear of the vehicle. A deputy involved shooting occurred and gunfure was exchanged. The deputy was shot by the suspect with a shotgun.

Suspect Darnell Washington and Suspect Tania Washington fled the location after carjacking a vehicle. Shortly thereafter, the suspects abandoned the stolen vehicle in the City of South Gate and carjacked another vehicle, a 1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager, light blue, CA License #3PHK484. The Plymouth Voyager has not been recovered.

Both suspects remain at large and are considered ARMED AND DANGEROUS. If you see the suspects or vehicle call 9-1-1. Please contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department – Homicide Bureau if located or apprehended.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying any other possible victims and/or witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sergeant Schoonmaker or Detective Alvarado, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. 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

Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau – Newsroom
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Leroy D. Baca, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

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The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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