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Wednesday 02/05/2020 7:23 AM - Smart Investigation Search Warrants

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Smart Investigation Search Warrants
Date and Time of Incident: 2-5-20, Approximately 7:00 AM
Place of Occurrence: San Luis Obispo County, Los Angeles County, Washington State
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: Due to the high-profile nature of the investigation into the disappearance and whereabouts of Kristin Smart and to avoid the dissemination of misinformation, the Sheriff's Office is announcing this morning it has served search warrants for specific items of evidence inside four separate locations in California and Washington. Two of those locations are in San Luis Obispo County, one location is in Los Angeles County and one location is in Washington State. The search warrants are limited in scope, and sealed by the court. As a result, we are precluded by law from disclosing any further details about them. This is 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, nor do we anticipate any additional news releases regarding this investigation.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Wednesday 02/05/2020 7:24 AM