News Releases & Advisories

June 27, 2013: Four Charged in “Latin Lotto” Scam Targeting Elderly

Three men and a woman accused of targeting four elderly victims through a financial scam dubbed the “Latin Lotto” are expected to appear in court today, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

June 25, 2013: Wrong-Way Driver Charged with Murder

Los Angeles County prosecutors today charged a wrong-way driver with two counts of murder and other charges after he slammed his pickup truck into oncoming traffic early Saturday morning.

June 21, 2013: Father, Son Plead to Criminal Charges in $450,000 Unauthorized Practice of Law Case

A father and son accused of stealing $450,000 from more than a dozen victims by offering unlicensed legal services pleaded no contest today, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

June 20, 2013: Transients Charged with Woman’s Murder in Hollywood

Three transients were charged today in the stabbing death of a woman who took their photo outside the Hollywood & Highland Center then declined to give them money, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

June 19, 2013: Teacher Charged with Wife’s Fatal Stabbing

Prosecutors charged today a Los Angeles Unified elementary school teacher with fatally stabbing his estranged wife at a West Hills home early Saturday, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

June 19, 2013: Idaho Man Extradited in Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Case

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced today that a Sun Valley, Idaho, man is being extradited on charges that he and a co-defendant defrauded a prominent Los Angeles surgeon and inventor out of $28 million over six years.

June 19, 2013: Wrong-Way Driver Charged with D.U.I. Causing Injury

A 54-year-old man was charged today with driving under the influence causing injury for allegedly driving the wrong way on Highway 14 during Monday rush-hour traffic, the District Attorney's Office announced.

June 18, 2013: Actor Charged in Domestic Violence Assault

Actor Edward Furlong was charged today with assaulting his girlfriend and threatening her if she called police, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

June 14, 2013: Baldwin Park Man Charged in Toddler’s Death

A Baldwin Park man accused of killing his 21-month-old son was charged today with one count each of murder and assault on a child causing death, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

June 13, 2013: Reputed Gang Members Charged in Santa Monica Shootings

Two reputed gang members were charged today with murder and attempted murder and a third man was charged with being an accessory in connection with a shooting on Tuesday near Santa Monica College, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

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