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News Release

Thursday, August 11, 2005

Media Relations

News Conference to Announce a $25,000 Reward

What:
News Conference

When:
Friday, August 12, 2005
1:00 p.m.

Where:
Central Community Police Station (In front of station)
251 E. 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Who:
Councilmember Jan Perry, 9th Council District
Captain Ann Young, Commanding Officer, Central Traffic Division
Detective Meneses, Central Traffic Detectives
Members of the victim's family

Why:
A $25,000 reward is being offered for the arrest and conviction of the murderer responsible for the death of 27 year-old Bobby Ray Wade.

On Sunday, July 17, 2005, at about 9:15 p.m., Bobby Ray Wade was standing in the roadway on Avalon Boulevard when he was hit by a car.  The driver failed to stop and left location.  Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics arrived at took the victim to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

Anyone with information on this crime is ask to call Central Traffic Detectives at 213-972-1825.  On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour Detective Information Desk at 1-877- LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

Additional:
A picture of the victim will be available at the news conference.