EPISODE 106 "LASD EXPLORER"


On Episode 106 of "Unsolved with Steve Gregory", Steve looks into the murder of LASD Explorer Scout Cesar Rodriguez and his friend Larry Villegas.

19-year-old Cesar Rodriguez was described by supervisors with the Sheriff's Department as selfless, eager, polite, and respectful - a teenager who had a lifelong dream of becoming a sheriff's deputy. Rodriguez was an Explorer Scout and just a week prior to his murder had submitted his application to join the Sheriff's Department.

On August 28th, 2011 at approximately 3:10 AM, a driver of a passing car opened fire on Rodriguez and his friends murdering Rodriguez and his friend Larry Villegas in the city of Whittier.

Rodriguez and Villegas were pronounced dead at the scene. 

​11 years later - no arrest has been made and the murderer remains at large. There is a $25,000 reward for the capture and arrest of the killer. 

Steve talks to Captain Jim Tatreu of the Norwalk Sheriff's Station about the murders.

Steve will also delve into the murder of Jason Cortez - On September 10th, 2021, officers responded to Debs Park where Jason was walking and was shot dead. The murder was last seen going northbound through Debs Park.

Months later, the murderer is still at large and there is a $50,000 reward leading to his arrest and conviction.

For a more in-depth look at this case,CLICK HERE!

Episode 106 of "Unsolved with Steve Gregory" airs SATURDAY, 12/18/21 from 8 pm - 10 pm on KFI-AM 640.

Photo: LAPD


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