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One of L.A.'s Most Wanted Captured for Marijuana Clinic Murder

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No matter how legal a marijuana dispensary is, drugs and money make them popular targets for crime. One of those such incidents last year on an October afternoon left Noe Gonzalez, a security guard, dead when a robbery attempt by four men went wrong at La Brea Collective on the 800 block of La Brea. And although two of the suspects were immediately caught, two others were on the loose and put on L.A.'s Most Wanted list. A Fox 11 news show featured those suspects on Saturday night, prompting a tip to police that led to yesterday's arrest of one of the them, 21-year-old David Gardiner, the LAPD announced this morning.

Now the last suspect, Brandon Daniels, is still at large. He should be considered armed and dangerous, according to police. (213) 473-0446. During off-hours, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247). Callers may also text “Crimes” with a cell phone or log on to and click on Web tips. When using a cell phone, all messages should begin with “LAPD.” Tipsters may remain anonymous.

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