SHERMAN OAKS—Serial robbery suspect Jason Paul Holman, 34, was arrested by Los Angeles Police Department Robbery-Homicide detectives after committing 16 armed robberies using an AK-47 assault rifle. All of the robberies took place within the San Fernando Valley area through the course of one year.

Holman last robbed a fast food restaurant on Sunday, December 20, and fled in his vehicle. Robbery-Homicide Detectives managed to immediately arrest Holman following the robbery, as mentioned in the LAPD blog.

Authorities did not release information to the public regarding the location of the latest robbery that Holman participated in.

Holman would enter gas stations, mini-markets, fast-food restaurants, and pharmacies, while pointing a partially concealed AK-47 assault rifle at the victims and would proceed to demand money.

According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Holman’s bail was set at $16 million.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call Captain W. Hayes, Detective Bret Richards, or Gerry Chamberlain, LAPD, Robbery-Homicide Division at (213) 486-6840. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).

Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.