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News Release

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Media Relations

“Operation Thumbs Up” NA13144ne

WHAT:
Press conference to announce dozens of federal and state arrest and search warrants served throughout Los Angeles as part of “Operation Thumbs Up,” a joint agency investigation targeting large street gang in South Los Angeles known for violence and listed among LAPD’s top ten targeted gangs.

WHEN:
Thursday, August 29, 2013
10:00 a.m.

WHERE:
Joint Agency Command Post
3939 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles

WHO:
Commander Bill Scott, Los Angeles Police Department, Operations-South Bureau
Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer
FBI Special Agent in Charge, Timothy Delaney

WHY:
Federal indictments naming gang members and associates to be unsealed later this morning.

NOTE:
Admission allowed for credentialed media only.

CONTACT:
Sgt. Rudy Lopez, LAPD Media Relations Section
(213) 804-7439

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