Juan Vidal - El Monte Jack in the Box homicide

Mark Yarm filed this request with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department of Los Angeles County, CA.
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From: Mark Yarm

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code ยงยง 6250), I hereby request the following records:

Any and all police reports and investigation files on the Oct. 21, 2016 shooting death of Juan Vidal at a Jack in the Box restaurant in El Monte, Calif., and the subsequent arrest of a suspect in the case.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Mark Yarm

From: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

We currently have a backlog on PRA requests due to an increase in the number of requests received and an unexpected shortage of personnel. We are working to address the personnel shortage and anticipate making progress in the near future. We are processing the requests in the order received. Your request has been received and you will be notified when we start processing your request. Thank you for your patience.

From: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

The request has been rejected by the agency.


Good Morning,

A letter was mail out on 11/13/2017 regarding record request for Vidal, Juan.

Elizabeth Garcia
Homicide Bureau
1 Cupania Circle
Monterey Park, CA 91755
(323) 890-5594