December 29, 2008 By Wallin & Klarich

LAPD officer arrested on accusations of attempted rape

An off-duty LAPD officer was arrested Sunday December 7, 2008 in connection with an alleged attempted rape in Los Angeles. The incident allegedly occurred after a Los Angeles Police Department-sanctioned holiday party at a hotel near Los Angeles International Airport.

Officer Eduardo Bermudez, a 29-year-old member of the Pacific Area Patrol Division, was off duty during the time of the incident and was arrested by LAPD Internal Affairs detectives and books in LA County Jail on the attempted rap charge. He is currently being held in lieu of $100,000 bail.

An experienced Los Angeles sex offense defense attorney in a case like this is essential. Bermudez is facing an extremely serious attempted rape charge that could result in potential prison time if found guilty. Not only would he serve time, but Bermudez’s reputation as an officer of the law and as a citizen would be tarnished. For these reasons and more, it’s very important for people being charged with such serious criminal charges so retain the services of a qualified and experienced criminal defense attorney.

Wallin & Klarich has over 30 years of experience in criminal defense and will help you resolve your criminal matter. Call us 24 hours a day 7 days a week at 1-888-749-0034 to speak to an experienced and aggressive California defense lawyer today! Also visit us on the web at

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