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News Release

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Media Relations

LAPD Needs Help Nabbing Medical Marijuana Dispensary Robbers NA09239ah

WHAT:   
News Conference
        
WHEN:   
Thursday, September 10, 2009 3 p.m.        

WHERE:   
Topanga Area Community Police Station (community room)
21501 Schoenborn Street
Canoga Park, CA  91304
        
WHO:   
Representative from Councilman Dennis Zine’s Office
LAPD Deputy Chief Michel Moore, Commanding Officer, Operation Valley Bureau
LAPD Captain Steve Sambar, Patrol Commanding Officer, Topanga Area
LAPD Lieutenant  Steve Carmona, Commanding Officer, Topanga Area Detectives
LAPD Detective Pam Pitcher, Investigating Officer, Topanga Area Detectives
LAPD Detective Mike Ruiz, Investigating Officer, Topanga Area Detectives
    
WHY:   
A group of violent suspects have been targeting and robbing medical marijuana dispensaries throughout the San Fernando Valley.  Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying those suspects whose images were caught on surveillance camera.  Detectives are also asking for additional victims and/or witnesses to come forward.

For further information, please contact Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.


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