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Charges Filed Against Home Invasion Assault/Robbery in Santa Monica

Felony Charges against the male juvenile suspect in Inglewood Juvenile Court

Last Friday, 90402 was shocked to learn that Imtiaz Tarr, 60, and his teenage son were brutally attacked by two men who attacked them with hatchets, at their home just South of San Vicente Blvd on 19th Street. The attack culminated in a pursuit and a barricade situation, then two arrests. Today, the suspects were charged. The press release is below:

Wednesday, Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) Detectives filed criminal charges with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office - Airport Division and the Inglewood Juvenile Courthouse against the two suspects believed to be involved in two home invasion robberies.

The two suspects are actually charged with 2 home invasions. On May 15, 2017 at about 3:00 p.m., they committed a home invasion robbery in the 500 block of 17th Street. Santa Monica Fire Department Paramedics treated one victim at the scene and transported him to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

On May 26, 2017 at approximately 6:01 p.m., SMPD officers responded to a radio call regarding a home invasion robbery that occurred in the 200 block of 19th Street. The older Tarr suffered significant injuries from multiple stab wounds and the second suffered injuries from a blunt object. He and his 19 year old son, also injured, were transported to local hospitals for treatment.

As officers arrived, they saw Brian Noah Morgan trying to run away. Morgan barricaded himself in the rear yard of a nearby residence. After negotiations, a Police K-9 and SWAT officers took Morgan into custody.

A related juvenile suspect was taken into custody in the City of El Monte after the El Monte Police Department stopped his Mustang.

Charges against Morgan were filed with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office at the Airport Division Courthouse. Morgan was charged with 664/187(a) PC – Attempted Murder; 211 PC – Robbery; 459 PC- Burglary; 245 PC – Assault with a Deadly Weapon; and 3056 PC - Parole Violation. Morgan remains in the custody of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department with no bail options.

Charges against the male juvenile suspect have been filed with the Inglewood Juvenile Courthouse. The juvenile has been charged with numerous felony counts including 664/187


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