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LADA Charges Juvenile in Connection with Multiple Fatality Traffic Collision

Burbank, California – The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has charged the driver of the black Mercedes Benz, a 17-year-old minor, in connection with the August 3, 2021, fatal traffic collision.

On August 3, 2021, three unwitting victims lost their lives in a fatal traffic collision which occurred at the intersection of Glenoaks Boulevard and Andover Drive. The victims have been identified as Cerain Anthony Raekwon Baker, Jaiden Kishon Johnson, and Natalee Asal Moghaddam. A fourth victim was hospitalized with critical injuries. This tragic and avoidable event was caused by subjects racing vehicles and driving recklessly at very high rates of speed.

After gathering significant evidence, Burbank Police Detectives presented this case to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office (LADA) Eastlake Juvenile Courthouse. After review of the case, the LADA charged the driver of the black Mercedes Benz, a 17-year-old minor, with three counts of murder and one count of reckless driving.

The minor is being detained at a juvenile detention facility and is scheduled to appear in court on August 27, 2021.

The Burbank Police Department reminds all community members that such reckless acts will not be tolerated. The Burbank Police Department will continue to aggressively enforce traffic laws, including reckless driving, racing, and unsafe speed. The Department will also continue to conduct and participate in educational campaigns to deter such reckless driving behaviors.

This collision remains under investigation by Burbank Police Department Detectives. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has any information is asked to contact the Burbank Police Department Investigation Division at (818) 238-3210.


Published on: August 25, 2021
08:13 AM