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5 February 2021


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SEAL BEACH, CA — A man was arrested for residential burglary two days after
committing a crime in Seal Beach.

During the early morning hours of Tuesday, February 2, 2021, the Seal Beach Police
Department responded to the 1500 block of Crestview Avenue regarding a call of a
residential burglary. Responding officers determined that a suspect entered the house
while the residents and children were asleep inside. When the residents awoke later
that morning, they discovered that their home had been burglarized and that property
was missing. Seal Beach Police Detectives also responded and began conducting an

On Thursday, February 4, 2021, the Seal Beach Police Department arrested Nicholas
Tyler Johnson, age 21 of Seal Beach, in connection with this and other burglaries which
occurred in Seal Beach. Johnson was charged with multiple counts of residential
burglary. He was later booked at the Orange County Jail.

“The Seal Beach Police Detective Bureau worked tirelessly to solve this case,” said
Chief of Police Philip L. Gonshak. “I could not be more proud of our patrol officers who
conducted a very thorough initial investigation by securing the scene and preserving
evidence. Two days after the crime occurred, the suspect was in custody. I hope this
sends a strong message to anyone considering victimizing Seal Beach.”

Follow the Seal Beach Police Department on social media @sealbeachpolice.

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