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News Release

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Media Relations

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Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Commercial Crimes Division, Burglary Special Section detectives are seeking the public's assistance in apprehending a burglary suspect who has been identified in several burglaries in the Valley and South Los Angeles Area.

From August 12, 2016 to September 21, 2016 Los Angeles Police Department Commercial Crimes Division, Burglary Special Section was investigating and attempting to identify three suspects responsible for a series of commercial burglaries at city-wide donut shops and small businesses.

The suspects would portray themselves as California State Lottery (CSL) employees by using fraudulent identification and uniforms. The suspects would enter the business with play slips and CSL (California State Lottery) stamped receipt rolls.

The suspects would tell the employees they were there to service the terminals. Suspect #1 would distract the employee while suspect #2 would go to the CSL terminal and print several hundred, and sometimes thousands of Hot Spot tickets.

The suspects walk out of the location with the stolen lottery tickets.

The suspects are responsible for fifteen commercial burglaries in the City of Los Angeles.

John Gerry Adams
In Custody 09-26-16

Victor Perry Guy
Felony Warrant $205,000.00

John Adams was taken into custody on September 26, 2016. The District Attorney's Office has filed an arrest warrant for Victor Perry Guy in the amount $205,000.00 for the above investigation.

The Los Angeles Police Department is seeking the public's help in the location of Victor Perry Guy.

Victor Perry Guy is described as a male, white, 51 years old, approximately 5 feet 11inches tall, medium salt and pepper hair and approximately 220 lbs.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact The Los Angeles Police Department's Commercial Crimes Division, Burglary Special Section Detective Prieto at 213-486-6940 During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also go to, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."