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Published July 20, 2012, 12:00 AM

Roy Lopez, Jr.

In this Nov. 23, 2009 file photo, Roy Lopez, Jr. appears outside Superior Court in Los Angeles. Lopez is accused of being part of a ring that targeted the homes of celebrities and stole high-end fashion and jewelry. An attorney for Roy Lopez Jr., charged with burglarizing Paris Hilton’s home, is seeking the case’s dismissal on Friday, July 20, 2012, arguing that the lead officer’s paid involvement in a Sofia Coppola movie about the break-ins has compromised the case. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, file)
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