LAPD Commercial Crimes Train Cargo Burglary Major Case Update NA22099ma

November 17, 2022

Commercial Crimes Division, Train Burglary Task Force (TBTF) Press Conference

Thursday, November 17, 2022 3:00 p.m.

Police Headquarters (Compstat Room)
100 W. First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Media will be escorted into the Compstat Room at 2:30 p.m.

LAPD Chief of Police Michel Moore
Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer
LAPD Assistant Chief Alfred Labrada, Office of Special Operations
LAPD Deputy Chief Kris Pitcher, Detective Bureau
LAPD Commander Ernest Eskridge, Detective Bureau
LAPD Captain Alfonso Lopez, Commercial Crimes Division
LAPD Captain Alfonso Mendoza, Hollenbeck Area
LAPD Captain Chris Waters, Northeast Area
Los Angeles County District Attorney Mathai, Organized Crime Section
Representative from the Union Pacific Railroad Police
Representative from the Burling Northern & Sante Fe Railroad Police (BNSF)
Jordan Lippel CPP, VP of Sales for ECAMSECURE

The Los Angeles Police Department, Commercial Crimes Division, TBTF, would like to announce the completion of a year-long  investigation into the burglary of commercial railroad cargo containers on tracks running through the City of Los Angeles.  This operation resulted in the apprehension of 22 suspects with the cooperation of the Union Pacific Railroad Police, Burling Northern & Santa Fe Railroad Police (BNSF), surrounding law enforcement agencies, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, and the Los  Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.

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