Raid Nets Numerous Assault Weapons

March 31, 2009

News Conference

Wednesday, April 1, 2009
2:30 p.m.  

LAPD Parker Center- Breezeway
150 N. Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012      

Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton
LAPD Deputy Chief Michael Downing, Counter-Terrorism/Criminal Intelligence Bureau
LAPD Deputy Chief Sergio Diaz, Operations Central Bureau
LAPD Deputy Chief Michal Moore, Operations Valley Bureau
Assistant Special Agent In-Charge Karl Anglin, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives
To discuss the results of a multi-jurisdictional task force made of up Local, State, and Federal agencies in response to a dangerous trend involving increased encounters and reports of high-capacity magazines and assault weapons.  

The operation resulted in several arrests, the seizure of a number of high powered firearms, and hundreds of rounds of ammunition confiscated.

For further information, please contact the LAPD Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.