Hermosa Beach Police
May 20, 2009
For Immediate Release
Detective Mick Gaglia
Alexander Eric Maldonado (DOB
2001 Ford F-250 truck (White) Lic.
Female Adult, Identity
Hermosa Beach Resident
On 5-18-09 at approximately
5:40p.m., HBPD Officers responded to
the 400 blk of Herondo Street
regarding a domestic disturbance.
During a prior response to the
location, the Victim reported to
Police that her ex-boyfriend
(Maldonado) had been served with a
restraining order, is possibly armed
with a gun, and addicted to drugs.
Upon arrival, Sergeant Landon
Phillips located Suspect Maldonado
walking towards his parked vehicle.
Sergeant Phillips confirmed
Maldonado's identity and ordered him
to lie on the ground at gun point.
Suspect Maldonado told Sergeant
Phillips, "I kinda want to get shot"
and "Will you shoot me in the head?"
Maldonado began to stand up and
Sergeant Phillips did not observe
any weapons on Maldonado's person;
Sergeant Phillips holstered his duty
weapon and fired his Taser. Due to
the effect of the Taser, Maldonado
complied with orders and was taken
into custody. HBPD Officers searched
Maldonado's vehicle and located a
loaded shotgun and drug
Maldonado was arrested for 649.9 PC
- stalking, 166(a)(4) PC - violation
of a court order. 594(b)(1) PC
Vandalism. 12031(a)(1)PC- Possession
of a loaded firearm while being the
restrained party in a valid
restraining order. 11364 H&S-glass
smoking pipe with narcotics residue.