Latin Lotto Scam Suspect Arrested NA09214SF

August 10, 2009

WHAT:    
News Conference

WHEN:    
Thursday, August 13, 2009
10:00 a.m.
WHERE:        
Northeast Area Community Police Station
3353 San Fernando Road
Los Angeles, CA 900065

WHO:          
Captain William Murphy, Commanding Officer, Northeast Area
Captain David Lindsay, Commanding Officer, Northeast Patrol
Chief Vincent Avila, South Gate Police Department
Captain William Richert, South Gate Police Department
Sergeant Greg McMullen, Long Beach Police Department
Detective Jesse Macias, Long Beach Police Department
Detective Kevin Bradburn, Long Beach Police Department
Detective Chester Wong, South Pasadena Police Department
Amber Bettar, Intelligence Analyst, California Lottery Commission
        
WHY:              
News conference to announce the capture of a suspect wanted for residential burglary and for victimizing a 73-year-old woman by using the Latin Lotto Scam. Police are also asking for the public’s help to identify and locate two accomplices.

VISUALS:    
Photographs of the two outstanding Latin Lotto Scam suspects will be made available to the media at the news conference.

CONTACT:     
For more information, call LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.