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Murder of LA County Sheriff's Deputy Maria Cecilia Rosa
Description and Date of Crime: Murder of LA County Sheriff's Deputy Maria Cecilia Rosa - 03/28/2006
Location: Eucalyptus Avenue, Long Beach
Reward Amount and Date Offered: $25,000 - 08/15/2006
Deadline to Provide Information to Law Enforcement Agency: 11/13/2006
Deadline to Submit Claim to Executive Office: 01/12/2007

At its meeting held August 15, 2006, the Board took the following action:

      The following statement was entered into the record for Supervisor Knabe:

      “On the morning of March 28, 2006, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Maria Cecilia Rosa exited her friend’s home on Eucalyptus Avenue in the City of Long Beach and was on her way to work. While Deputy Rosa was loading her bags into the trunk of her vehicle, which was parked in the driveway, it is believed that she was approached by two subjects.

      “The investigation thus far has led us to believe that these two subjects attempted to rob Deputy Rosa at gunpoint. Deputy Rosa produced a handgun from her handbag in order to defend herself. However, she was shot two times before having a chance to return fire. Deputy Rosa was pronounced dead a short while later.

      “Investigators believe it would be an appropriate time to reestablish the $25,000 dollar reward in this case which may prompt otherwise reluctant witnesses to come forward and provide information to identify those responsible for this crime.”

      Therefore, on recommendation of Supervisor Knabe and on motion of Supervisor Molina, seconded by Supervisor Antonovich, unanimously carried (Supervisors Yaroslavsky and Knabe being absent), the Board reestablished the $25,000 reward offered for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Maria Cecilia Rosa, who was shot twice while placing her bags into her vehicle, as she left her friend’s home on Eucalyptus Ave., in the City of Long Beach at 6:12 a.m. on March 28, 2006.


NOTICE OF $25,000.00 REWARD
OFFERED BY THE
LOS ANGELES COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of the County of Los Angeles is reestablishing the $25,000 reward offered for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Maria Cecilia Rosa, who was shot twice while placing her bags into her vehicle, as she left her friend’s home on Eucalyptus Ave., in the City of Long Beach at 6:12 a.m. on March 28, 2006.

Any person having any information related to this crime is requested to call Detective Patrick O’Dowd at the Long Beach Police Department, Homicide Detail at (562) 570-5572 and refer to Report No. 06-00-24544.

The terms of the reward provide that:

  • The information given that leads to the determination of the identity, the apprehension and conviction of any person or persons must be given no later than November 13, 2006. All reward claims must be in writing and shall be received no later than January 12, 2007.
  • The total County payment of any and all rewards shall in no event exceed $25,000 and no claim shall be paid prior to conviction unless the Board of Supervisors makes a finding of impossibility of conviction due to the death or incapacity of the person or persons responsible for the crime or crimes.
  • The County reward may be apportioned between various persons and/or paid for the conviction of various persons as the circumstances fairly dictate.

Any claims for the reward funds should be filed no later than January 13, 2007 with the Executive Officer of the Board of Supervisors, 500 West Temple Street, Room 383 Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, Los Angeles, California 90012, Attention: Deputy Maria Cecilia Rosa Reward Fund. For further information, please call (213) 974-1579.

Si no entiende esta noticia o si necesita más informacion, favor de llamar a este numero (213) 974-1579.

 

 

 

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