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Detectives Recover $300K Of High-End Meat At Boyle Heights Cold-Storage Facility

LOS ANGELES ( — Los Angeles sheriff's detectives have recovered $300,000 worth of high-end meat at a cold-storage facility in Boyle Heights.

The Carson Sheriff's Station opened an investigation Dec. 2, when Lamb Cooperative Inc. reported a stolen shipment of high-end beef steak, leg of lamb, rack of lamb and other expensive meat, according to a department spokesperson.

On Dec. 4, detectives executed a search warrant at a cold-storage facility in the 2000 block of Imperial Street, where they found 1,531 cases of the stolen meat.

The wholesale value of the meat shipment was about $300,000, amounting to more than 90 percent of what was reported stolen.

Detectives say they have located two suspects.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact LASD Carson Sheriff's Station Detective Jason Parolini at (310) 847-8371 or email at

Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers via phone at (800) 222-TIPS (8477), by texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637) or by using the Crime Stoppers website.

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