Episode Thirteen

Unsolved Murder at Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro

  • Rudy Ernst Mejia III
    Born: January 29, 1955
    Died: July 21, 1990
  • Burial place: unknown.
  • Late one evening, Rudy left his home in Pico Rivera on a warm evening for San Pedro’s Cabrillo Beach. Perhaps unknown to Rudy, was that Cabrillo Beach at night was not a safe place to be—especially alone.

San Gabriel Police Officer is Gunned Down by Booze Runners During Prohibition

  • Elmer Hearn Griffin
    Born: 1904
    Died: February 7, 1926
  • Burial place: Mountain View Cemetery, Pasadena, California
  • Elmer Griffin had been a motorcycle officer for the San Gabriel Police Department for less than one year, when he had a violent run-in with “booze runners.”
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