Long Beach
Police Department

Media Relations
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Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 570-5273
3/20/2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 2015
Subject:
SIX ARRESTED AND CHARGED IN RELATION TO JULY 4TH MURDER
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This week, charges were filed against six individuals in connection with the July 4, 2014 murder of 24-year-old Kayon Dafney of Long Beach, who was found by police in an alley in the 6400 block of Gardenia Avenue after responding to a shots fired call.

After a lengthy and thorough investigation, which revealed the shooting occurred over an on-going gang dispute, a 2-day arrest operation took place on March 12 & 13, 2015.  Six suspects were arrested in various cities throughout the region.

This week, Homicide detectives presented the case to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, which resulted in the following charges being filed:

Name: Chapple, Anthony
Gender: Male
Age: 24
City of Residence: Long Beach
Arrest Date: 3/13/15
Charges: Murder, Use of a Firearm During Commission of a Murder, Gang Allegation

Name: Williams, Kerry Jr.
Gender: Male
Age: 25
City of Residence: Long Beach
Arrest Date: 3/12/15
Charges: Murder, Use of a Firearm During Commission of a Murder, Gang Allegation

Name: Beasley, Clyde
Gender: Male
Age: 48
City of Residence: Westminster
Arrest Date: 3/13/15
Charges: Murder, Use of a Firearm During Commission of a Murder, Gang Allegation

Name: Bingley, Arielle
Gender: Female
Age: 25
City of Residence: San Pedro
Arrest Date: 3/12/15
Charges: Accessory After the Fact

Name: Williams, Kerry Sr.
Gender: Male
Age: 43
City of Residence: Lakewood
Arrest Date: 3/12/15
Charges: Accessory After the Fact

Name: Gobert, Billie
Gender: Female
Age: 70
City of Residence: Long Beach
Arrest Date: 3/12/13
Charges: Accessory After the Fact

The defendants are scheduled to appear in Long Beach Superior Court for their arraignment on the following dates:

Name: Chapple, Anthony
Arraignment Date: March 20th

Name: Williams, Kerry Jr.
Arraignment Date: April 8th

Name: Beasley, Clyde
Arraignment Date: April 8th

Name: Bingley, Arielle
Arraignment Date: April 10th

Name: Williams, Kerry Sr.
Arraignment Date: April 6th

Name: Gobert, Billie
Arraignment Date: Pending

Anyone with information regarding this investigation should contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Teryl Hubert, Scott Lasch or Michael Hubbard at (562) 570-7244.  Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.

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