Although Janios has been apprehended under suspicion for sending Mae West letters threatening death or disfiguration by acid if she did not send large sums of money District Attorney Matthews doubts Janios' guilt because of his limited grasp of the English language.
Standing, from left to right: Cheif of Detectives Joe Taylor; Captain G. B. Pardue, Arcadia Police Department; B. E. Sackett, the United States Department of Justice; Blayney Mathews, chief investigator for the District Attorney. Seated, from left to right: Louis J. Richards, Arcadia Police Chief; Charles E. Kelly, Pasadena Police Chief; Sheriff Biscailuz, Los Angeles Police Department; Police Chief Davis; District Attorney Buron Fitts.
In the front row, from left to right, Jerry Lamoreaux and Cecil R. Russell sit slumped in chairs upon their arrest on suspicion of kidnapping. Both cross their arms in front of them and either close their eyes or cast them downward. Behind them, from left to right, Norris Stensland, Joe Taylor, Floyd C. Britton, Blayney Matthews and William Bright stand in a row behind them. All but Floyd C. Britton are police. Floyd C. Britton is also arrested on suspicion of kidnapping.