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Stow Beating Suspects: Details Emerge About 'friendly, baseball-loving' Dads With Criminal Pasts

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Sketches of the suspects (Photo courtesy LAPD)
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The Los Angeles Police Department are still keeping quiet about the two men and a woman arrested yesterday in conjunction with the Bryan Stow beating case, however L.A. Now has received information about all three of the suspects.

The men, 29-year-old Louie Sanchez and 30-year-old Marvin Norwood, are described by neighbors as "friendly, baseball-loving fathers," though records show they have "criminal pasts." Both were arrested in Rialto, and live just six houses down from each other.

The woman is 31-year-old Dorene Sanchez; records show her arrest was for "an accessory after the fact to a felony," and she is reputed to be both Sanchez's sister, and Norwood's girlfriend. Ms. Sanchez has already been released on bail. The scope of her role in the beating of Stow in the Dodger Stadium parking lot in March is unclear.

Both Norwood and Sanchez are physically similar to the descriptions provided by witnesses to the authorities. Sanchez reportedly has neck tattoos, according to 2005 arrest records. Additionally, there are three children who live at the Sanchez residence, including two who are around 9-11 years old; witnesses to the Stow attack saw a child of about ten years old in the vehicle in which the suspects fled.

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Neighbors who were questioned after yesterday's raid-style arrests, were asked about Norwood and Sanchez's fondness for the Dodgers, and if either men was heard "bragging" about the beating.

The LAPD have not commented on the arrests.