Arrest in Celebrity/High-End Home Burglaries NA18247rh

December 28, 2018

Announce Arrest of a Suspect in Celebrity/High-End Home Burglaries and the Recovery of Over 2,000 Stolen Items What: News Conference

When: Wednesday, January 2, 2018 10 a.m.

Where: Hollywood Community Police Station Community Room 1358 N. Wilcox Avenue Los Angeles, CA, 90028

Who: LAPD Captain III Cory Palka, Commanding Officer, Hollywood Division LAPD Lieutenant II Richard Gabaldon, Hollywood Division LAPD Detective III Jeffrey Childs, Hollywood Division LAPD Detective II Patrick Aluotto, Hollywood Division LAPD Detective Richard Byrd, Hollywood Division LAPD Detective Jared Timmons, Hollywood Division

Why: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Hollywood Division is announcing the arrest of a suspect in a series of celebrity/high-end home burglaries. Detectives will talk about what led to the discovery of the massive seizure of stolen items and the ongoing investigation.

Detectives are in the process of identifying and locating additional victims as well as anyone that may have purchased items from the suspect, including but not limited to artwork, clothing, purses, jewelry, etc.

The LAPD is requesting the public go to the website and search for their stolen items if they have been burglarized.

Contact: If you have any questions feel free to call Hollywood Division Detective Jared Timmons at 213- 972-2928.