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News Release

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Media Relations

Gun Seizure

WHAT:
A press conference detailing the LAPD's Gang and Narcotics Division Gun Unit with support from the Gang Field Unit, Foothill Division Gang Enforcement Detail, and Devonshire Patrol, in the service of a search warrant in Northridge.

WHEN:
Thursday, October 29, 2015
2:30 p.m.

WHERE:
LAPD Police Headquarters Facility
100 West 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

WHO:
LAPD Deputy Chief Kirk Albanese, Chief of Detectives
LAPD Detective Benjamin Meda , Gang and Narcotics Division

WHY:
On October 27, 2015, LAPD's Gang and Narcotics Division Gun Unit with support from the Gang Field Unit, Foothill Division Gang Enforcement Detail, and Devonshire Patrol, served a multi-two location search warrant in Northridge. The search warrant resulted in the arrest of two suspects with felony charges. It also resulted in the seizure of 39 firearms, including assault rifles, approximately 1500 lbs of ammunition of various calibers, methamphetamine, cash, a credit card embossing machine, fraudulently processed credit cards, and other stolen items.

CONTACT:
For further information, contact the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.


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