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News Release

Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Media Relations

Child Predator Captured by Pacific Area Detectives

What:
News Conference to Announce the Capture of a Sexual Predator

When:
Thursday, August 2, 2007 1:30 p.m.

Where:
Pacific Area Community Police Station
(In front of the station)
12312 Culver Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90066

Who:
Deputy Chief Kenneth Garner, Operations-West-Bureau
Captain Joseph Hiltner, Commanding Officer
Detective Kim Porter, Pacific Area
Detective II Rick Gonzales, Force Investigation Division

Why:
On February 3, 2007, Frances Miguel Cuellar was arrested for Penal Code 288 Crime against child. During the arrest interview, Cuellar admitted to molesting four victims from 1996 to 2007, and has been known to reside in the City of Pico Rivera and Redondo Beach.

The Los Angeles Police Department wants to ensure all investigative leads are addressed and that all victims are located. Due to evidence found during the investigation, detectives believe there may be additional victims of Frances Miguel Cuellar.

For additional information, please contact Detective Porter, Pacific Area at 310-482-6387.

Additional: Photographs of Frances Miguel Cuellar will be available at the news conference.


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