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News Release

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Media Relations

LAPD-FBI Arrest of William Vasquez News Conference

What:
News Conference

When:
Thursday, October 20, 2005
10:00 a.m.

Where:
77th Community Police Station
7600 S. Broadway Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90003
(News conference will take place in the community room)

Who:
Deputy Chief Earl Paysinger, Los Angles Police Department
Captain Gregory Hall, Detective Support Division
Captain James Craig, Southwest Division Commanding Officer
Detective Don Richards, Southwest Homicide Detectives
Assistant Special Agent Herb Brown, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Captain Mark Smiley, Santa Monica PD Criminal Investigation Division
Lieutenant Ray Cooper, Santa Monica PD Executive Officer Detective Bureau

Why:
Members of the LAPD-FBI Fugitive Task Force apprehended murder suspect William Vasquez who was wanted for numerous rival gang members murders, in Los Angeles and Santa Monica.