LAPD Operations-South Bureau Announces Human Trafficking Arrest NA18230ti

December 11, 2018

What: News Conference

When: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 10 a.m.

Where: 77th Area Community Room 7600 South Broadway Los Angeles, California 90003

Who: LAPD Deputy Chief Denis Kato, Commanding Officer, Operations South Bureau LAPD Commander David Kowalski, Assistant Commanding Officer, Operations Valley Bureau LAPD Captain Ralph Ramirez, Commanding Officer, 77th Area Deputy District Attorney, Guillermo Santiso LAPD Lieutenant Dave Bachman, Vice and Human Traffic Unit Coordinator, Operations South Bureau Long Beach Police Department, Deputy Chief Richard Conant Long Beach Police Department, Lieutenant Dina Zapalski Long Beach Police Department, Detective Satwan Johnson Long Beach Police Department, Detective Jennifer Arzola

Why: Los Angeles Police Department’s Deputy Chief Dennis Kato, and a representative with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office will announce the successful arrest and conviction of Raylonzo Roberts who was recently sentenced to 281 years to life for involvement in human trafficking. The Districts Attorney’s Office will provide details on the success of this case which culminated from a unified investigation involving the Operations South Bureau, Human Trafficking Task Force and the Long Beach Police Department.

PARKING: Street parking available in the area.