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News Release

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Media Relations

Two Suspects Arrested in “Jugging” Caper NA19020dm

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.

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