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Wednesday 04/22/2020 7:31 AM - Smart Investigation Search Warrant

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Smart Investigation Search Warrant
Date and Time of Incident: 4-22-20, Approximately 7:00 AM
Place of Occurrence: Los Angeles County
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: The Sheriff's Office is announcing today that it has served another search warrant for specific items of evidence at the Los Angeles County home of Paul Flores. Flores continues to be a person of interest in the disappearance of Kristin Smart in 1996. The Sheriff's Office was assisted today by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office. In February, the Sheriff's Office served search warrants at four locations in California and Washington State. Today's search warrant only involved the home of Paul Flores. As with the search warrants in February, this current search warrant is sealed by the court. As a result, we are precluded by law from disclosing any further details about them including items sought or recovered during the process. This continues to be an active and on-going investigation. The Sheriff's Office will not be commenting any further and no additional information will be released at this time.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Wednesday 04/22/2020 7:32 AM