Raul Quezada, Chief of Police
Randy R. Bruegman, Fire Chief
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RELEASED BY: Sgt. Daron Wyatt
September 1, 2016 CONTACT: (714) 497-5633
Subject: SEVEN MONTH INVESTIGATION LEADS TO ARREST OF SUSPECT FROM JANUARY EXPLOSION
ANAHEIM, CA – Late Wednesday evening, Investigators from the Anaheim Police Department concluded a seven month investigation into a Butane Honey Oil lab explosion which occurred in the 2000 block of W. Blue Violet Ct. earlier this year. The investigation culminated with the arrest of the suspect and the seizure of a second Butane Honey Oil lab.
Frederic John Mercado Tabora, a 32 year old resident of Huntington Beach, was arrested without incident Wednesday evening as he exited a Motel 6 in Westminster. Investigators then served a search warrant at Tabora’s residence in the 6100 block of Kelley Cir in Huntington Beach, where they discovered another Butane Honey Oil lab. Continue reading