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California’s zero-bail policy sets free 14 smash-grab robbery suspects, LAPD chief says


By Dom Calicchio

December 3, 2021

Los Angeles police recently arrested 14 suspects in connection with 11 “smash and grab” robberies in the city in late November – but all 14 suspects are back on the street, the city’s police chief says.

The reason? The state of California’s “zero bail” policy, Chief Michel Moore told reporters at a Thursday evening news conference, according to FOX 11 of Los Angeles.

“All the suspects taken into custody are out of custody, either as a result of one juvenile, or the others as a result of bailing out or zero-bail criteria,” Moore said.

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