Alleged F13 gang members charged in slaying of off-duty LAPD officer, authorities say

1/14/2022 9:44:00 AM

Federal prosecutors have charged four people in connection with the robbery and killing of an off-duty Los Angeles police officer and allege the suspects are tied to a street gang, authorities said Thursday.

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Why are the Feds prosecuting the four alleged gangbangers accused in the murder of LAPD Officer FernandoArroyos - instead of L.A. D.A. GeorgeGascon's office? The sheriff's eye-opening response - Tonight at 11 on ABC7.

Federal prosecutors have charged four people in connection with the robbery and killing of an off-duty Los Angeles police officer and allege the suspects are tied to a street gang, authorities said Thursday.

A pair of memorials were held to honor an off-duty Los Angeles police officer who was shot and killed in South L.A. after authorities announced the arrest of four people in connection with his death.Another LAPD officer identified Contreras in surveillance footage because the officer had encountered him and Rios in the truck on Sunday during a traffic stop, authorities said.

The suspects are expected to make their first appearances in federal court on Friday afternoon. It was not immediately clear Thursday night whether they had attorneys who could comment on their behalf.Florencia 13 is a Latino street gang founded in the early 1950s and based in the Florence-Firestone neighborhood of South LA, according to a federal affidavit. The violent group controls drug trafficking in the area and is allegedly overseen by the Mexican Mafia.

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GDLA what happened to FernandoArroyos? Wasn't he trained to handle situations like this? Why aren't you reporting any details GigiGraciette? If he can get murdered in broad daylight how safe are the rest of us? Shouldn't FOXLA be reporting how we could prevent this? cops know that george gascon is a clone of chesa boudin - In the book Chesa wrote, Chesa described moving to Venezuela & being treated as 'royalty' (Chesa's exact word) because his parents successfully murdered American police officers. Read & understand why cops hate gascon

not the only victim of the woke religion..... Woke LA DA George Gascon says he doesn't want to send 26 year old transgender rapist who sexually assaulted girl, 10, to adult jail over fears the rapist will be attacked because rapist is trans Gascon allows rapists to get away with it .... Woke LA DA George Gascon says he doesn't want to send 26 year old transgender rapist who sexually assaulted girl, 10, to adult jail over fears the rapist will be attacked because rapist is trans

VillaNueva respectforVillanueva recallGascon recallbonin I love how the sheriff out Maneuvers these communist LA city and county bureaucrats. Villanueva for governor! Given the opportunity, LADAOffice would let them out with a slap on the hand. This city was bad enough but it completely went to sh!t when Gascon got into office. Bravo LACoSheriff !!

Question… who house hunts at night and why haven’t we heard anything from the realtor? Disinformation. Thankful for him. Gascon lacks the cojones to do the job needs to be removed NOW LA Co. Sheriffs are a gang of thugs themselves. So one gang shot at another gang and someone got killed. This happens every day on the streets of the USA.

Alleged F13 gang members charged in slaying of off-duty LAPD officer, authorities saidFederal prosecutors have charged four people in connection with the robbery and killing of an off-duty Los Angeles police officer and allege the suspects are tied to a street gang, authorities said Thursday. Florencia 13 😲 wow. Hope they never see the daylight again 😔 I don’t get why he was showing his girlfriend houses at 9pm. Was a realtor with them? Just sounds suspicious

GOOD!!!!! That flaccid Gascon can't let them out with no bail. LongBeachMayor RobertGarcia fully supports George Gasón and Garcia is running for congress. “Sheriff Alex Villanueva said investigators brought the case to LA County prosecutors but District Attorney George Gascón had previously pledged to stop seeking gang enhancements in prosecutions.” I’m no Villanueva fan, too much drama, but I agree with this. They’re terrorists.

thank you LACoSheriff Lmao I love how all of you are like recall gascon when y’all literally put him into office. Y’all can NOT be trusted to elect officials as you can see. During the election, many tried to warn Los Angeles about Gascon. Not enough listened. They just wanted his predecessor, Jackie Lacey, gone. What do they say about being careful about what you wish for?

When will our leaders join in and talk about bad laws, bad DA’s? SusanRubioCA GavinNewsom NormaJTorres SenatorLeyva AsmRodriguez52 no statements, no post, nothing! Lol…. The sheriff department is the biggest gang in LA and the head sheriff is the biggest corrupt person ever…. And everyone is clapping for him. 🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️

I agree with him if that was the case, but can we also do this when a cop kills a civilian 🤷🏻‍♂️ Now it’s time to recall GeorgeGascon & remove that dangerous imposter 🤡! He’s a political defense lawyer masquerading as District Attorney. He’s only interested in his own agenda and not the actual pursuit of justice. RecallGascon VictimsMatter

Federal Charges Filed Against Alleged Gang Members Accused of Killing Off-Duty LAPD OfficerThree men and a woman suspected of taking part in the robbery and murder of off-duty LAPD officer Fernando Arroyos were accused in a federal criminal complaint late Thursday of violating racketeering laws by participating in the attack. the city and lapd know the state laws and courts and judges are worthless even they know to file in federal court if they expect any prison time Police and thieves in the streets

LACoSheriff villanuevaforgovenor 💪👏 ABC7 are socialist George Gascon lovers! Great idea. By pass him as much as possible. The one thing that they should not do is pray on the situation with the LAPD officers death by using this as a political gain! This is not the time to be throwing shots at District Attorney George Gascon. How disrespectful to the family and friends!

I'm sure the local prosecutors would've went for the enhancements. That's why we can't get anywhere, they're already playing the blame game. Politics is a MFer Who the hell hired georgegascon. Gascon doesn't care we need to recall him! BACK THE BLUE

5 people detained in connection with death of off-duty LAPD officer killed during robbery attemptAn only child, Fernando Arroyos' coworkers say he had two dreams in life. His first was to be the first person in his family to go to college. He accomplished that by graduating from UC Berkeley with honors. His second dream was to become a LAPD officer. Ugh. That just made things worse. So damn sad. 🙏 Rest In Peace young man, thank you for your service.🙏❤️🥺

donlemon larryelder LesterHoltNBC Because Gascon is incompetent AF! Because our D.A. is a defense attorney posing as a prosecutor. This is 'The Onion Field' all over again with the exception that the D.A. is firmly on the side of the criminals. Gascon is trash - just trash Thank God for The Sheriff and The Police Chief for taking this to The Fed's.. GeorgeGascon NEEDS TO RESIGN EMEDITALLY and Start a New Career at MCDONALD'S... That's what he is Qualified for...

Because Gascon suuuuucks. Good. I hope the Sheriff welcomes the feds when they investigate the gangbangers in his department. Great for the Sheriff doing something but… this is going to get messy with his lawsuit too - ugh

Off-Duty LAPD Cop Fatally Ambushed While House-Hunting With Girlfriend“He found himself, after working a series of days in patrol, to have a day off, enjoying it with his girlfriend on a hunt for a house,” LAPD Chief Michael Moore said.

Viva Villanueva Easy gascon sucks Gascon needs to go ! Boom Game changer 👊🏼👊🏼👊🏼💥 an thats how you need to play it L.A UplandPD_Chief finally someone brave enough to change the game Justice for the family The lacountysheriff is a true leader Funny how Villanueva isn’t so concerned about those “gang enhancements” when it comes to cooperating with investigators and exposing his own Deputy gang members. He’s orchestrated an active cover up of the LASD gangs since he took office. He’s a grandstanding snake in the grass.

This is the real story. The Sheriff said it straight out. Gascon would not seek all appropriate charges available in the CA Penal code and based on the “Special Order” would charge just simple murder making these animals eligible for lighter sentences. Agree 💯 %! Should apply to not only killings of cops but cop killings as well. Even field across.

Because the DA is quack?

Two LAPD officers fired for playing Pokémon GO and ignoring robbery callTwo Los Angeles officers have lost an appeal and their jobs, after they were caught searching for Pokémon characters through the Pokémon GO app -- instead of responding to a nearby robbery call “Catch em all” On the plus side, they didn't get a chance to beat or shoot the robbery suspect

Because this current DA would release these criminals 20 minutes later and have them taken home in a limo on taxpayers expense. RecallGascon Because the Feds can get a stronger conviction and penalty?

Off-duty LAPD officer fatally shot while house-hunting with girlfriend, police sayAn off-duty Los Angeles police officer was shot and killed during a robbery on Monday as he was house hunting with his girlfriend, officials said. He was hunting for homes at 9:00 p.m.? Something isn't being disclosed. It could have been a botched drug deal or a controlled sale. I bet the department is trying to deny culpability or responsibility. They were up to something they shouldn't have been doing. Can't believe them. Gun regulations should mirror car regulations. Training and operator license required, annual registration, and mandatory liability insurance. If we can do it for cars, we can do it for guns.

More News Videos A pair of memorials were held to honor an off-duty Los Angeles police officer who was shot and killed in South L.More News Videos A pair of memorials were held to honor an off-duty Los Angeles police officer who was shot and killed in South L.Five Detained in Fatal Shooting of Off-Duty LAPD Officer During Robbery The federal prosecution, which is unusual in a local murder case, could bring potential death sentences and minimum sentences of life without the possibility of parole, because Arroyos was allegedly killed during the commission of a robbery.January 12, 2022 According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, three men and two women were detained in Florence Tuesday afternoon in connection with the death of 27-year-old Fernando Arroyos.

A. after authorities announced the arrest of four people in connection with his death. after authorities announced the arrest of four people in connection with his death. Another LAPD officer identified Contreras in surveillance footage because the officer had encountered him and Rios in the truck on Sunday during a traffic stop, authorities said.," on East 87th Street on the night of Jan. The suspects are expected to make their first appearances in federal court on Friday afternoon." Rios' girlfriend, 18-year-old Haylee Marie Grisham, is considered an associate of the gang. It was not immediately clear Thursday night whether they had attorneys who could comment on their behalf. The sheriff's department says no one has been charged with the murder of Arroyos and the names of the five people detained are not being released at this time.

Florencia 13 is a Latino street gang founded in the early 1950s and based in the Florence-Firestone neighborhood of South LA, according to a federal affidavit. It was not immediately clear Thursday night whether they had attorneys who could comment on their behalf.A. The violent group controls drug trafficking in the area and is allegedly overseen by the Mexican Mafia. Rios, Cisneros and Contreras allegedly admitted, in their interviews with law enforcement, that they are members of the gang and have tattoos related to it, the affidavit states. They allegedly stole items from both, and removed chains from Arroyos' neck. Authorities also placed people working with law enforcement in jail cells with the suspects to glean more information. and the two suspects exchanged gunfire," according to the court filing. Rios, however, allegedly told investigators that the foursome had been looking to"make money" that night, to rob people of property or cash, according to the affidavit. He ran toward an alley and collapsed as Rios and Cisneros fled. LAPD Lt.

Grisham told someone in her jail cell that she had allegedly had participated in a robbery earlier that day. Around 9:15 p. He is then seen helping an apparently injured Cisneros out of the truck, according to court documents. This article tagged under:.m., the group spotted Arroyos and his girlfriend, Rios said, and Contreras allegedly told him to"get the chain" and handed him a gun. The whole group was allegedly at the scene of the robbery and shooting. Rios and Cisneros allegedly confronted the couple and pointed the guns at them, authorities said. His second dream was to become an LAPD officer.

They allegedly stole items from both, including a black walking stick from the officer's girlfriend, and removed the silver chains, one with a sword pendant, from Arroyos' neck. Rios told investigators he saw Cisneros take Arroyos' wallet, the affidavit states. Cisneros handed Rios the wallet, and Rios later took $100 out and threw it on the ground. At some point, a shootout began and Arroyos was struck once. He ran toward an alley and collapsed as Rios and Cisneros fled.

Sheriff's deputies, responding to a call for help, loaded Arroyos into their cruiser and rushed him to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. LAPD Chief Michel Moore, at a news conference Thursday night to announce the charges, lamented that the robbery and slaying were"over minimal property." Still, he added:"I will tell you that those two chains and a wallet mean, I'm sure, the world to the family." Rios allegedly admitted to firing at least once and said he believed Cisneros also shot at Arroyos. A bullet grazed Rios' ribcage and Cisneros appeared to have broken his leg.

Surveillance video shows the pickup truck pulling up at a home near the shooting and Contreras can be seen getting out of the truck, authorities said. He is then seen helping an apparently injured Cisneros out of the truck, according to court documents. All four suspects were in the truck, prosecutors say. The whole group was allegedly at the scene of the robbery and shooting. Sheriff Alex Villanueva said investigators brought the case to Los Angeles County prosecutors but District Attorney George Gascón had previously pledged to stop seeking gang enhancements in prosecutions.

Villanueva, during the news conference, said the"depravity" behind Arroyos' slaying should bring harsher punishments, so detectives took the case to federal authorities. Under federal charges, the suspects could face the death penalty, or the minimum sentence of the life in prison without the possibility of parole, because Arroyos was killed during the robbery, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. A loaded handgun that allegedly belonged to one of the suspects was found at the scene, but Arroyos' chains and wallet remain missing.

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