Two Suspects Arrested in “Jugging” Caper NA19020dm

March 6, 2019

WHAT: News Conference

WHEN: Wednesday, March 6, 2019 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Los Angeles Police Headquarters 2nd Floor, Room 257-B 100 West First Street Los Angeles, Ca 90012

WHO: LAPD Captain III Lillian Carranza, Commanding Officer, Commercial Crimes Division LAPD Lieutenant II Carlos Solano, Commercial Crimes Division

WHY: On March 1, 2019, FBI/LAPD Major Theft Task Force was surveilling the parking lot of a bank, located in the 18300 block of Ventura Boulevard in Encino. The bank had been the starting point for several bank follow-outs, also known as “jugging”, in the past year. Two suspects were arrested because of that parking lot surveillance.

Jugging is a predatory crime where by suspects target bank customers who have recently completed, or are suspected to have completed, a transaction from a financial center or ATM.

VISUALS: Photos will be on display

CONTACT: For questions, contact LAPD Media Relations Division at 213-486-5910.