Homicide suspect arrested by Gilroy and Los Banos PD

Tony Lujan III
Tony Lujan III

GILROY (KRON) — Officers from multiple agencies worked together in the arrest of a homicide suspect in Gilroy on Saturday afternoon.

On Saturday, the Gilroy Police Department received information from the Los Banos Police Department that a homicide suspect was currently located inside a residence located in the 700 block of Dartmouth Place.

The homicide took place on the Tuesday prior within the city limits of Los Banos.

Officers from the Gilroy Police Department set a perimeter around the house as they waited for members of the SWAT team to arrive.


Around 10:30 a.m., the homicide suspect, Tony Lujan III, ran out of the residence and attempted to escape capture by climbing over an adjacent fence.

Lujan was immediately arrested in a neighboring backyard without further incident. Lujan was then turned over to detectives from the Los Banos Police Department.

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