Mellecker, the retired detective who investigated the skid row Stabber cases, is adamant the LAPD found its man.
Plus, read Chris Lee and Christine Pelisek on how the search for Stahl has turned to skid row.
On December 23, 2005, LAPD officers arrested Renfro during an undercover drug sweep of skid row.
place where vagabonds, low-lifes, and out-of-work men gather in a town, 1921, with reference to Seattle, Washington, U.S., a variant of skid road "track of skids along which logs are rolled" (1851); see skid (n.); the sense of which was extended to "part of town inhabited by loggers" (1906), then, by hobos, to "disreputable district" (1915); probably shaded by the notion of "go downhill."
To depart hastily; scram • Often a command or a bit of advice: We heard the shooting and we skiddooed quick/ Skidoo, skidoo, and quit me
[1905+; perhaps fr skedaddle]