ANAHEIM POLICE DEPARTMENT
NEWS RELEASE, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SUBJECT: SUSPECT ARRESTED IN ANAHEIM HOMICIDE
ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Oct. 18, 2018) – Anaheim Police have arrested a suspect in the October 16, 2018 homicide of Raymond Tovar in the 2800 block of W. Lincoln Avenue. Investigators from the Crime Task Force arrested Daniel Perez, a 38-year-old Stanton resident, this morning at a motel in Stanton without incident.
APD responded to 2877 W. Lincoln Ave at 12:54 am on Tuesday morning regarding reports of a male who had possibly been stabbed. Officers found Tovar suffering from at least one stab wound. They performed life saving measures before Anaheim Fire & Rescue transported Tovar to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Homicide detectives launched an investigation, which led to Perez’ identification as the suspect.
Perez and the victim were acquaintances, but detectives are not releasing the motive for the crime.
Perez will be booked at the Anaheim Detention Facility and is being held on the statutorily set bail of $1,000,000. A booking photo will be released when it is available.