BEVERLY HILLS—On Wednesday, January 18, detectives with the Beverly Hills Police Department arrested Christopher Turner, 35 in connection with multiple trespassing violations in the region.

Officers arrested Turner and his female companion after receiving tips from residents after seeing a man who fit the description of the trespasser recently posted on social media. 

According to police, the suspect was living in the garage of a vacant home that was for sale.

One person told reporters that the alleged squatter had a mattress, a refrigerator, and some lanterns with him in the garage.

On Sunday, January 15, at approximately 8 a.m., BHPD responded to a call of a burglary in the 1000 block of Laurel Way.

The crime was downgraded as authorities looked to identify an individual wanted for trespassing. Surveillance photos were captured of the suspect at the scene. 

The BHPD reported a heavy police presence in the area.

Anyone with details on the incident is asked to call the Beverly Hills Police Department at (310) 550-4951.