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News Release

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Media Relations

LAPD/ATF OPERATION 2008

What:
News conference

When:
July 24, 2008
12 noon

Where:
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF) Headquarters
550 North Brand Avenue
2nd Floor
Glendale, California 91203

Who:
United States Attorney’s Office
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives Headquarters
Los Angeles Police Department
Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office

Why:
During the early morning hours on Tuesday morning (July 22, 2008) and again this morning, City, State and Federal law enforcement officers executed a series of several search and arrest warrants.

The culmination of two several month long City, State, and Federal Task Force investigations probing the criminal operation of several active street gangs.

Federal indictments focused on several active gang members.

A 12:00 PM News Conference will be held in Glendale, ATF Headquarters where City, State and Federal Agency head representatives will reveal the results of these two investigations.

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