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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Thursday March 7th, 2019 :: 05:31 p.m. PST

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#LASD Custody Investigative Services Detail Detectives Conducted a Successful Warrant with LASD K9 "Sherlock" & SEB

Detectives assigned to the Custody Investigative Services Jail Task Force (CIS-JTF) were assigned to investigate a conspiracy to transport illegal narcotics into the Los Angeles County Jail system. After an extensive investigation, detectives from CIS-JTF, along with their elite K-9 partner, “Sherlock,” served a search warrant at the suspect’s residence in the Los Angeles County area, Thursday, March 7, 2019. 
 
The search of location resulted in (2) felony arrests, the recovery of over two pounds methamphetamine, (2) unregistered semi-automatic hand guns and over $25,000 in U.S. currency.  The approximate jail value of the recovered narcotics was over $120,000 U.S. dollars.
 
Due the nature of an ongoing investigation, the names of the suspects are not being released at this time. 
 
For further information contact Lt. Roberto Medrano at (323) 526-5284.  
 
The Custody Investigative Services Unit is responsible for custody investigations ranging from assaults, gang crimes and regularly collaborates with other LASD investigative units.  In keeping with one of the tenets of our departmental mission to maintain a constitutionally sound and rehabilitative approach to incarceration, safety of our inmates and jail facilities is a top priority.  We want the public to know personnel assigned to our custody facilities work diligently to keep our jails safe for employees and incarcerated personnel.

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Forwarded by Deputy Ed Luna
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