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 Arthur Soo Hoo, Police Officer

Arthur Soo Hoo

Saturday, October 29, 1983



Soo Hoo, Arthur

Rank: Police Officer

Serial Number:21730

Division: Operations Central Bureau

Location: College and Broadway (Ofcr's E/B
College, Susp S/B Broadway)

Date Killed: Saturday, October 29, 1983

Cause of Death: Traffic Accident

Bio: Officer Soo Hoo and Officer William Wong were
killed when their police car was struck by a vehicle driven at
approximately 85 mph. The occupants in the vehicle were fleeing
from a drug deal gone bad. The vehicle ran a red light at the
intersection of North Broadway and College Streets and struck the
patrol car the officers were in.

Both suspects fled to Mexico where they were arrested by Mexican
authorities but released because of the violent drug cartel to
which they belonged. The suspects remain at large.



UPDATE:

As of May 2011, the driver suspect was still outstanding and is
still believed to be in Mexico. The passenger, Faustino Villareal
was arrested in Vacaville in 2003. He plead to a manslaughter
charge and is out of prison.

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