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September 15, 2020

Los Angeles Police Revolver & Athletic
Club Assistant Manager Indicted

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles
Police Department’s Commercial Crimes Division, Burglary Special
Section, has concluded an investigation resulting in a total of 25
criminal charges filed against Archi Duenas, a former assistant
manager of the Los Angeles Police Revolver & Athletic Club

Commercial Crimes Division (CCD) was notified on February 28, 2020
that multiple firearms were missing from the LAPRAAC store located
at 1880 Academy Drive, Los Angeles. The LAPRAAC managers were
alerted to the problem because of a discrepancy in their inventory
tracking systems. CCD detectives responded to the gun store and a
preliminary investigation revealed that the guns were taken in a
series of grand thefts by the assistant gun store manager, Archi

Further investigation included extensive interviews, the recovery
of physical evidence, and a thorough forensic examination of
LAPRAAC documents. Duenas was terminated by LAPRAAC, and
subsequently arrested. Of the 35 stolen firearms, 24 have been
recovered and 11 remain outstanding. Criminal charges were filed
against Duenas on
September 10, 2020.

Anyone with information about this investigation or who has
purchased firearms from Duenas at the LAPRAAC store is advised to
verify that the serial number on Dealer Record of Sale match the
serial number on the firearm. If there are discrepancies contact
Commercial Crimes Division at (213) 486-8430.

LAPRACC continues to have a valid Federal Firearms License. ATF
conducted a top down inspection of LAPRACC’s operations and
inventory control. As a result, the LAPRACC Board hired a new
store manager and a compliance officer. The compliance officer’s
responsibilities include implementing the recommendations of ATF.
The store is reopening today for appointments only (for gun

Archi Duenas

Anyone with information and during non-business hours or on
weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7
(877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the
LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go
directly to Tipsters may also visit and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get
Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly,
tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and
select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.