LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
Monday, February 7, 2000
Family Requests the Public’s Help in Locating Their Missing Relative
Jerry Acero was last seen Saturday, January 22, 2000, at approximately 9:00 p.m., in the 400 block of Bauchet Street in Los Angeles. Mr. Acereo is described as a male, Hispanic, 5 feet, 125 pounds, 45 years of age, with short black hair, brown eyes, and he has no teeth or dentures. Mr. Acero may now have facial hair comprised of a beard and mustache. He is wheelchair bound and has been diagnosed as being mentally challenged, as he functions on the level of an eight year-old.
Mr. Acero’s family will handle all press contacts and provide additional photos upon request. Elizabeth Esquer, mother of Mr. Acero, and/or Colleen Acero, sister of Mr. Acero, have agreed to be interviewed. They can be reached at:
7704 Gretna Avenue
Whittier, California 90606
Home telephone: 562-692-4500
Please refer any information to the Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit, at 213-485-5381. Photos are also available from the Los Angeles Police Department, Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.
For Release 8:15 am PST
February 7, 2000