A man was arrested Saturday and booked into San Diego County jail in connection with the June 15 homicide death of Brian Hammett of Spring Valley.
Police arrested Arren William Dangler, 29, who investigators from the San Diego Regional Fugitive Task Force had been searching for in order to arrest him on a warrant from a home invasion robbery.
The robbery occurred in the Bay Ho area of San Diego on May 30.
Sheriff's Homicide detectives had also been seeking to interview Dangler regarding any knowledge he may have had about the murder of Hammett. Homicide detectives responded and interviewed Dangler. Based on this interview, Dangler was also arrested in connection with Hammett's death.
in a driveway in the 8600 block of Troy Street, having suffered multiple stab wounds to his upper body, in the early morning hours of June 15. Sheriff's deputies subsequently searched for a group of suspicious men who drove away in a light-colored full-size van.
Dangler is being charged with one count of murder and the warrant for the home invasion robbery. As this investigation is ongoing, no further information will be released at this time.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Homicide Detail at (858) 974-2321 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-TIPS(8477).