Attempted Murder Suspect At Large
updated: Sep 04, 2012, 11:08 AM
Source: California Highway Patrol
Attempt Murder On A Peace Officer Suspects and Getaway-Van Still At Large… If You See Them, Dial 9-
Armed and Dangerous felony Suspect, Darnell Washington, escaped from county jail in San Bernardino
County with the aid of his wife Tania on Aug. 28, 2012, and is now wanted for shooting a deputy sheriff
in Los Angeles County on Sunday as well as multiple carjackings.
After shooting an L.A. County Sheriff's deputy in South El Monte Sunday morning, Suspects Darnell
Washington and Tania Washington committed multiple carjackings. The last vehicle they were seen in
was carjacked in South Gate Sunday morning and is a:
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager Mini-Van light blue CA License #3PHK484
(See photo of similar van)
The 39-year old Temple Sheriff's Station deputy sustained non-life threatening injuries. He was treated
at a local hospital and released the same day. The deputy is a 11-year veteran of the Sheriff's
Department, and has been assigned to Temple Station for the past 6 years.
Suspect Darnell Washington is described as a male Black, 24-years old, 6'2," 197 lbs. (See PHOTO)
Suspect Tania Washington is described as a female Black, 25-years old, 5'3," 130 lbs. (see PHOTO)
The suspects were last seen in South Gate on Sunday, September 2, 2012, at approximately 9:00 A.M.
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
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 http://lacrimestoppers.org
Click on the hyperlinks below for the original news release, details on the crimes, and photos:
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