Today, we learn more about our newest columnist and the co-leader of the Rossmoor Predator Management Team, Dave Lara.
(Rossmoor, 4/26/2013, by Dave Lara): It was the Friday of my first week as an investigator with the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office. A deputy district attorney walked into our office and said “I need help.”
He told my partner and I that he was in a jury trial where the suspect was charged with burglary and assaulting the victim as she walked into the door of her residence. However, “unfortunately, there was no one to identify the suspect. ” The D.A. felt that the suspect would not be convicted. The suspect had a long record of violent crimes against both women and police officers.
I did not tell him this was our first week but this sounded Read the rest of this entry →