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August 1, 2018: MEDIA ADVISORY: District Attorney to Honor Courageous Citizens in Long Beach

Ricardo Santiago, Public Information Officer
(213) 257-2000

Next Wednesday, District Attorney Jackie Lacey will honor three courageous citizens who helped stop crimes in Lakewood, Bellflower and a series of home invasion robberies in Long Beach, Torrance, Westchester, Covina, Sylmar and Riverside.

The honorees include a 65-year-old Bellflower woman who saw a man getting attacked with a golf club and jumped in the middle; a 70-year-old Detroit man who stopped a criminal who was viciously beating a sheriff’s deputy; and a 34-year-old Redlands man who put his fear aside in the middle of a home invasion robbery and did not rest until the defendant was held to answer for all of his crimes.

WHAT: Courageous Citizen Awards Ceremony

WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018

TIME: 12-1:30 p.m. (One-on-one interviews available 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.)

WHERE: Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach


• District Attorney Jackie Lacey, the honorees and the deputy district attorneys
Spanish interviews available
• Complimentary parking is available on the premises
• Credentialed media only