The Los Angeles Police Department, Van Nuys division are seeking the public's help in finding a burglary suspect that was caught on camera. Thanks to a few tips that came in from the public, police identified the suspect as 44-year-old Brett Patrick Rogers who is believed to be staying in motels/hotels in the City of Orange.
Police say last month, Rogers walked up to a residence in the city of Los Angeles, activating the home's doorbell camera. When no one responded, Rogers can be seen walking around the north side of the residence and entering the backyard. That's when he unsuccessfully attempted to get into the rear doors. The suspect then walked toward the north side garage, kicking it open. When he entered the attached garage and activated the alarm.
Rogers was then spotted leaving the home without any property, driving away in his vehicle.
The homeowners were at a funeral during the attempted burglary.
Rogers is also a suspect in another residential burglary in West Los Angeles.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Van Nuys Burglary Detective Diamond at (818) 374-0029 or Detective Krauss at (818) 374-0031. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org.
Tipsters can also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.