LAPD West Valley and Devonshire Division Announces Arrest of Sexual Assault Suspects NA23079ti

July 11, 2023

News Conference

Wednesday, July 12, 2023
8:30 a.m.

Operations Valley Bureau
Valley Traffic Division – Front Entrance
7870 Nollan Place
Panorama City, CA 91402

LAPD Deputy Chief Alan Hamilton, Commanding Officer, Operations-Valley Bureau
LAPD Commander Bryan Lium, Assistant Commanding Officer, Operations-Valley Bureau
LAPD Captain Kathleen Burns, Commanding Officer, Devonshire Area
LAPD Captain Brian Wendling, Commanding Officer, West Valley Area
LAPD Lieutenant Jeffrey Breuer, Acting Commanding Officer, West Valley Patrol Division
LAPD Lieutenant Michael Ornelas, Acting Commanding Officer, West Valley Detective Division
LAPD Lieutenant Rogelio Dela Cruz, Commanding Officer, Devonshire Detectives
LAPD Detective Joseph Hampton, Sex Detective OIC, West Valley Detectives
LAPD Detective Ruben Arellano, Sex Detective OIC, Devonshire Detectives

The Los Angeles Police Department’s West Valley and Devonshire Area Detectives will be announcing the arrests of numerous sexual assault suspects for separate incidents that occurred on June 28, June 30, July 1, and July 7, 2023. Due to the nature of the suspects’ actions, the Department is seeking the public’s assistance in encouraging more victims to come forward or provide information to the police which they believe may be relevant to the investigations.

For questions, please contact LAPD Media Relations Section at (213) 486-5910.