20-Year-Old Arrested for String of Restaurant Burglaries

On June 21, 2021, Burglary detectives became aware of a series of commercial burglaries occurring in Long Beach between June 19, 2021 and June 21, 2021.

During each of the incidents, a suspect broke into the business through the front door and stole cash and/or electronic devices. Detectives immediately began investigating the series of burglaries, and through video surveillance footage, were able to quickly identify that one suspect was responsible for at least eight of the incidents.

At this time, detectives believe the suspect is responsible for restaurant burglaries in the following locations:

  • 200 block of The Promenade North
  • 1800 block of Ximeno Avenue
  • 100 block of Atlantic Avenue
  • 2100 block of East Broadway (x2)
  • 1800 block of East 7th Street
  • 3700 block of Long Beach Boulevard (x2)

On June 23, 2021, Burglary detectives located and arrested Corey James Swayney, 20-year-old resident of Long Beach, who was booked for commercial burglary and an outstanding warrant. He is being held on $550,000 bail. The case will be presented to the District Attorney’s Office on Friday, June 25, 2021 for filing consideration.

Burglary detectives are actively pursuing all leads and are discovering more incidents that are possibly related. The Long Beach Police Department encourages anyone with additional information to contact the Burglary Detail at (562)570-7351. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smartphone (available at the Apple app store or Google Play), or by visiting www.LACrimeStoppers.org.