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News Release

Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Media Relations

Announce the Arrest of a Murder Suspect

What:
News Conference

When:
Thursday, December 29, 2005, at 3:00 PM

Where:
Wilshire Community Police Station
4861 West Venice Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA  90019

Who:

  • Deputy Chief Richard Roupoli, Commanding Officer, West Bureau
  • Captain Richard Wemmer, Commanding Officer, Wilshire Area
  • Wilshire Homicide Detectives

Why:
On April 17, 2005,  Eric Gelman was stabbed to death during a robbery that took place on 4917 W. 1st  Street.  Mr. Gelman was an aspiring actor from Florida and worked as a waiter at the Marmalade Restaurant.   After numerous tips from the public, Wilshire Homicide Detectives was led to the arrest of a suspect that will be announced today.



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