BREAKING NEWS

Food Network Host Juan-Carlos Cruz Busted In Murder-For-Hire Sting

May 15 2010, Published 1:15 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

Juan-Carlos Cruz was arrested in Santa Monica, CA for allegedly soliciting homeless people to commit a murder for him, RadarOnline.com can report.

The former host of Calorie Commando on The Food Network, Cruz is said to have approached a number of homeless people in an attempt to find a hit man.  More than one of the transients went to the cops, who then set up a sting operation.

Cruz was arrested Thursday.  He is being held on $5 million bail.

Article continues below advertisement

The police have not revealed the name of the intended victim.

Advertisement

DAILY. BREAKING. CELEBRITY NEWS. ALL FREE.

© Copyright 2022 Radar Media Group LLC. RADAR and RADARONLINE are registered trademarks. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.