Fullerton PD arrests suspected prowler who may be tied to similar crimes throughout O.C.


Fullerton Police arrested a 21-year-old man Wednesday night on suspicion of prowling and attempted burglary, and police believe he may be linked to similar crimes throughout Orange County.

At around 9:22 p.m. on Nov. 30, FPD officers responded to a residence in the 4200 block of West Porter Avenue regarding a male seen prowling and peeking into a rear window of a home.

Prior to officers arriving on the scene, the suspect fled and last was seen in the area of Maxwell Avenue and Auto Center Drive in Buena Park.

Matthew Little. FPD booking photo

Matthew Little. FPD booking photo

A perimeter was established and after searching the area with the assistance of a police helicopter, police located and arrested the suspect, Matthew Little, on suspicion of peeping/prowling and attempted burglary.

Little is suspected of being involved in other similar crimes throughout the county, according to an FPD news release.

Anyone with further information regarding these crimes is urged to contact FPD Det. Murphy at 714-738-6880 with the Property Crimes Unit. Those wishing to provide information anonymously can call Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS or to their website at www.occrimestoppers.org