A suspect allegedly responsible for several residential burglaries and robberies in Santa Monica was arrested by Santa Monica Police detectives at 5:40 a.m. Wednesday, November 10th.
The suspect was identified as 39-year-old Danny Harris, who police alleged is a transient and currently resides at the Clare Foundation on Pico Boulevard.
Police say a scent was obtained from a cap that the suspect allegedly left behind at the scene of a recent crime.
With the assistance of a bloodhound dog, police conducted a search Tuesday, November 9th, and the dog tracked the scent to the Clare Foundation in the 800 block of Pico Boulevard, police said.
Detectives conducted an investigation at the site, which led to identification of the suspect.
A photographic lineup was conducted and several victims and witnesses identified the suspect.
An arrest warrant was obtained for the suspect and he was arrested outside the Clare Foundation.
On Friday, November 12th, the Los Angeles County district attorney filed seven felony counts against Harris, charging him with one count of kidnapping for the purpose of robbery, two counts of robbery, two counts of burglary, and two counts of criminal threats.
Bail for Harris has been set at $1.4 million. The investigation is ongoing and Santa Monica police anticipate that additional charges will be filed with the district attorney.