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News Release

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Media Relations

Suspect Arrested for Severe Hit and Run Traffic Collision NA19065rc

Announce Suspect Arrested for Severe Hit and Run Traffic Collision

WHAT:
News Conference

WHEN:
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
7:30 a.m.

WHERE:
West Traffic Division
West Bureau-Community Room
4849 Venice Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90019

WHO:
LAPD Captain Elaine Morales, Commanding Officer, West Traffic Division
LAPD Detective Connie White, West Traffic Division
LAPD Police Officer Erika Spence, West Traffic Division
Victim Corentin Villemeur

WHY:
On November 6, 2018, around 11:25 p.m., a severe hit and run traffic accident occurred at Vine Street and Hollywood Boulevard. The suspect's vehicle traveled southbound on Vine Street, struck a pedestrian as he walked east on Vine Street from the west curb. The pedestrian, was identified as Corentin Villemeur, a French Photographer and a Los Angeles resident.

On December 5, 2018, West Traffic Division held a news conference, in an effort to seek the assistance from community members who could provide information leading to the offender's identification and apprehension.

Villemeur's family from France attended, along with his friends from Los Angeles.

CONTACT::
If you have any questions feel free to contact all Detective Connie White or Police Officer Erika Spence at (213) 473-0234.

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