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News Release

Thursday, November 14, 2002

Media Relations

17 Year-Old Missing



Los Angeles: On November 12, 2002, at approximately 2:00 p.m., 17 year-old Adrian Picou left his home on Parthenia Street, in Canoga Park. He has not been seen or heard from since. Adrian left behind a note, which indicated he was possibly suicidal. He also took $400.00 in cash with him and his destination was unknown.


He has one prior incident as a runaway, however, he voluntarily returned after a few hours.


Adrian Picou is described as a male, Hispanic, black hair, brown eyes, with a light complexion. He’s 5’ 10", weighs 160 pounds. Photographs of Adrian are available at Devonshire Community Police Station.


Anyone with information should contact Detective Acosta or Detective Ferguson at 818- 756-8291 at the Devonshire Juvenile Detectives section, during business hours. On weekends and during off-hours, call the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.


This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.