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News Release

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Media Relations

Multiple Suspects Arrested for Murder NA11106SF

WHAT:    
News conference
    
WHEN:    
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
10 a.m.

WHERE:        
Hollywood Community Police Station
1358 North Wilcox Avenue
Hollywood, CA  90028

WHO:          
Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms, Agent Chris Hoffman
LAPD Captain Beatrice Girmala, Commanding Officer in Charge Hollywood Division
LAPD Lieutenant Mike Oreb, Officer in Charge Hollywood Detectives
LAPD Detective Chris Gable, Hollywood Homicide Detectives
LAPD Police Officer Brett Goodkin, Hollywood Homicide Detectives
LAPD Lieutenant Michael Carodine, Criminal Gang Homicide Group
LASD  Captain Robert Rifkin, Operation Safer Streets
LASD Detective Joe Sumner, Operation Safer Streets
LASD Detective Brian Richardson, Operation Safer Streets
Deputy Probation Officer Steven Howell, Los Angeles County Probation Department
Deputy Probation Officer Antonio Espinoza, Los Angeles County Probation Department  
Parole Administrator Quincy Thacker, California Department of Corrections
Victims mother, Octavia Smith
                    
WHY:              
Detectives to announce the arrest of numerous suspects wanted for killing 22-year-old Lorenzo Smith on April 17, 2011.  Detectives also need the public’s help to locate two other suspects in connection to the murder.

VISUALS:
Photographs of the suspects will be available at the news conference.

CONTACT:    
For more information, please contact the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.