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Ori January 17, 2011 , at approximately 12:30am:, United States' Postal Inspection Service Officers found 47- year old Larry Perkins sitting on the sidewalk near the intersection of 7th Street and Kohler Street with stab wounds to his neck and chest. Paramedics arrived minutes later, but Mr. Perkins succumbed to his wounds. The person or persons responsible for this crime represent an ongoing threat to the safety of the people of Los Angeles; therefore it is appropriate for the City of Los Angeles to offer a reward for information leading to the identification, apprehension and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Larry Perkins. I THEREFORE MOVE that by adoption of this Motion, the City Council provide an offer of reward for information leading to the identification, apprehension, and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Larry Perkins, a resident of the City of Los Angeles, on January 17, 2011 and in support thereof, make the foflowing findings pursuant to Division 19, Chapter 12, Article '1 of the Los Angeles Administrative Code: 1.
That the death of Larry Perkins was caused by the willful misconduct of one or more persons.
2. That this offer of reward is consistent with and taken for the immediate protection of the public peace, health and safety of local residents, as well as visitors to the City, and is consistent with the nee.d to arrest and convict the person or persons who, because o:( not being apprehended; could by their actions further terrorize and present a continuing and immediate menace to the rights of persons in the City. . 3.
That what happened to Larry Perkins, is an especially disturbing crime and therefore, as a matter of public policy, the City hereby offers a reward as an added inducement for persons to come forward with information leading to the identification, apprehension and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Larry Perkins. '
That the sum of $50,000 shall be the aggregate maximum sum of any payment or payments of a City reward in this instance. · ·
That the offer of reward shall be in effect for six months from the date of the advertisement of the reward by the City Clerk.
I FURTHER MOVE that the City Clerk be directed to cause notices and/or advertisements to be duly published according to the requirements of Division 19, Chapter 12, Article 1. of the Los Angeles ' Administrative Code, and to thereby cause the offer of reward to become effec i
February 11 , 2011