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Dodger Stabbing
Suspect to be Arraigned


May 4, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contacts: Joe Scott, Director of Communications
Sandi Gibbons, Public Information Officer
Jane Robison, News Secretary
Shiara Dávila-Morales, Assistant PIO
(213) 974-3525


LOS ANGELES – A 32-year-old Los Angeles man suspected of stabbing a Dodger fan last month after the opening home game is scheduled to be arraigned today on attempted murder.

Arthur Anthony Alvarez, (dob 3-25-77), was arrested Thursday night on a felony complaint for arrest warrant filed April 23 by the District Attorney’s office. He was charged in case BA355679 with one count of attempted murder with the special allegations of personal use of a deadly weapon, a knife, and causing great bodily injury. He is being held on $550,000 bail.

On April 13, Alvarez attended the Dodgers’ game with a couple and another man. Alvarez and the victim got into an argument and Alvarez allegedly stabbed the man in the back, arm and body several times. Alvarez allegedly fled in a black Ford pickup.

He is scheduled to be arraigned after 1:30 p.m. at the Criminal Justice Center, Dept. 30.

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