Child Abduction Regional Emergency Notification

January 6, 2002

"Child Abduction Regional Emergency Notification"

Los Angeles: On January 5, 2002, at approximately 5 PM., the suspect, identified as Jose Alberto Farris, abducted his four-year old daughter from the custody of her mother from the 800 block of South Carondelet Avenue. The suspect, who was upset with the lifestyle of the child’s mother, stated he was taking the child to Vera Cruz, Mexico.
The child, Paloma Farris, DOB 6-10-97, is described as having brown hair and eyes, 3 feet 5 inches tall, and weighs 40 pounds.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the suspect or child is urged to contact Detective B. Lee at 213 207-2000. During off-hours the numbers to contact are 213-485-4061 or 1-877-LAWFULL.
This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Eduardo Funes, Media Relations Section, 213-485 3586.