Arleta-Double-Fatal-Crash photo courtesy of OnSceneTV 062215
Police on Sunday released the name of the motorist arrested after a two-vehicle crash that killed a couple in Arleta on Saturday night.
Arsen Panasian, 41, of Van Nuys was booked on suspicion of second-degree murder, Officer Brandon Tepper of theLos Angeles Police Department‘s Valley Traffic Division said. A police spokeswoman toldCity News Servicethat investigators believe he was under influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the crash.
The coroner’s office identified the victims — killed in the collision about 9:10 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Branford Street and Dorrington Avenue — as 62-year-old Alfred Chacon and 61-year-old Alma Alyse Chacon. They were husband and wife, according to a report from the scene. Authorities had initially reported that the pair were father and daughter. ….MORE
Booking No.:4363203 Last Name:PANASIAN First Name:ARSEN Middle Name:Sex:M Race:O Date Of Birth:12/25/1973 Age:41 Hair:BRO Eyes:BRO Height:601 Weight:180