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News Release

Tuesday, December 7, 2004

Media Relations

Detectives Need the Public's Help in Identifying the Owner of Diamonds

"Detectives Need the Public's Help in
Identifying the Owner of Diamonds"


Los Angeles: On November 16, 2004 , a known residential burglar suspect pawned jewelry at a Wiltshire area pawn shop. Investigating detectives are looking for the owner of the jewelry which is described as a three foot long platinum necklace with one hundred and ninety six, half caret diamonds. The necklace is valued over $100,000.00. Also, a diamond cross pendant containing twenty-four diamonds, valued at $50,000.00, was among the pawned items.

A photograph of the jewelry is available to the media via e-mail from Media relations Section.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the owner of the jewelry is asked to call Detectives Black or Bybee at Commercial Crimes Division, Burglary Section, at 213-485-2524. On weekends and during off-hours, please call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This news release was prepared by the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.