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News Release

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Media Relations

Joint Task Force to Combat Residential Burglaries in South Los Angeles

Los Angeles: Probation searches at forty locations result in seven arrests ranging from possession for sales of narcotics to possession of deadly weapons.   

In the early morning hours of Tuesday, December 9, 2008, personnel from 77th Street Community Police Station and the South Bureau Gang Unit joined forces with the Los Angeles County Probation Department for a joint task force.  

Part of a larger project to combat residential burglaries during this holiday season, this search was the first of several to follow during the month of December.  Other aspects of this project include mobile surveillance units, use of electronic surveillance equipment, undercover operations and liaisons with the Parole and Probation Departments.  

77th Detectives will also conduct follow up investigations on numerous violations probation leads.

For additional information, please contact Detective Victoria Lim, 77th Street Burglary Detectives at 213-485-4175, or Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.