BHPD Apprehends Prowler on Elm Drive

The Beverly Hills Police Department (BHPD) took a woman into custody in the late evening hours of March 15, following a search in the residential area around North Elm Drive and Elevado Avenue.

According to BHPD Lieutenant Reginald Evans, the inciting call came March 15 at 8:28 p.m. from an individual on the 700 block of North Elm Drive, advising they saw a prowler on property adjacent to theirs. The department responded by dispatching a K-9 unit and setting up a containment perimeter, announcing over a bullhorn that all residents should stay in their homes. The BHPD was joined on the scene with backup support from the Santa Monica Police Department and the West Hollywood Station of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department.

A woman was apprehended at 10:02 p.m. near the location of the initial call. Identified as Tanye Houston, 23, the individual in custody is 5’8″, 170 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Houston is charged with conspiracy to commit a crime and residential burglary with a bail amount set at $500,000. This investigation is ongoing.