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News Release

Monday, October 14, 2019

Media Relations

Possible Kidnapping: Seeking Five Persons of Interest NR19276jc


On October 15, 2019 at approximately 1:45 p.m., Liliana Lopez and her three children made entry into the United States at the San Ysidro Port of Entry.

Robbery-Homicide Division Detectives are currently with Liliana Lopez and her children to determine the circumstances surrounding their disappearance.

Based on the outcome of those interviews, the information will be presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office to determine if criminal charges are appropriate in this matter.

At this point, it is believed Esteban Lopez is still in Mexico.

The Los Angeles Police Department would like to thank the media and the public for their support on this case.

Mission: The Los Angeles Police Department's Robbery Homicide Division detectives and Mission Division's detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information related to a possible kidnapping investigation.

On October 9, 2019, around 9:27 p.m., Los Angeles Police Department police officers responded to a radio call in the 13600 block of Fellows Avenue and their investigation revealed that a possible kidnapping had occurred. We are searching for four possible victims of a kidnapping and a fifth individual who may be the suspect in the abduction. The following information provides descriptions of the individuals involved and we would appreciate any information that would aid in locating them.

Esteban Lopez
Described as a 28-year-old male Hispanic standing at 5 feet 8 inches and weighing
180 lbs. He has a tattoo of, "Lopez" on his chest

Liliana Lopez
Described as a 29-year-old female Hispanic with brown hair and brown eyes, standing at 5 feet 2 inches, and weighing 135 lbs.

Jakob Cabrera

Steven Matthew Lopez

Stephana Lopez

Vehicles of interest are:

2007 Dark Grey Lexus 350 I.S, 4D, California license plate 7JOM377

1996 Lifted White Chevy Tahoe, black rims, California license plate 3RSR716

Esteban Lopez Liliana Lopez

1996 Chevrolet Tahoe (Lifted) 2007 Dark Grey Lexus 350 IS

Anyone with information about the persons or vehicle of interest is asked to contact Robbery and Homicide Detective Chamberlain or Detective Arroyo at (213) 486-6840. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit and click on, "Anonymous Web Tips" under the, "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the, "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.