News Releases & Advisories

December 19, 2013: Man Sentenced in Pomona Traffic Fatality

An Apple Valley man convicted in October of killing a bystander during a high-speed police pursuit was sentenced yesterday to prison, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

December 17, 2013: Jr. Varsity Coach Charged with Sexually Molesting Two Teen Girls

A junior varsity volleyball coach at Esteban Torres High School was charged today with sexually molesting two 15-year-old girls, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

December 17, 2013: Charges Filed Against Man who Allegedly Eavesdropped on Athletic Coaches

Prosecutors today filed a criminal case against a 32-year-old Los Angeles man accused of illegally recording more than half a dozen phone calls to professional and college athletic coaches, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

December 13, 2013: Man Charged in Double Murder of Wife, Sister

A Canyon Country man was charged today with the murders of his wife and sister, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

December 9, 2013: Two Charged with Theft of a Vehicle Part Stemming from Paul Walker’s Fatal Collision

Prosecutors today filed criminal charges against two men accused of stealing a vehicle part from the wrecked Porsche Carrera GT in which actor Paul Walker died, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

December 9, 2013: Jury Convicts Former Bell Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Pier' Angela Spaccia of Public Corruption

District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced that a jury today found Pier’ Angela Spaccia, former Bell assistant chief administrative officer, guilty of a massive public corruption scheme to boost her pay and that of her boss, Robert Rizzo.

December 6, 2013: Eight Indicted in Home Burglary Ring

Eight defendants who allegedly operated a residential burglary ring that targeted Los Angeles Times subscribers named on stolen “vacation hold” lists pleaded not guilty today to more than three dozen charges contained in a Grand Jury indictment, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

December 5, 2013: Woman Pleads to Vehicular Manslaughter in Death of Australian Rugby Star

A Westchester woman pleaded no contest today to vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated in the August 2012 death of an Australian rugby star who was hit and killed while vacationing in Santa Monica with his family, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

December 3, 2013: Toys “R” Us Parent Company Settles Consumer Protection Lawsuit

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office announced today that the parent company of toy and children’s apparel retailer Toys “R” Us has agreed to pay nearly $180,000 to settle a consumer protection lawsuit alleging that the company overcharged customers in Los Angeles and San Diego counties.

December 3, 2013: Suspect in Hostage Standoff Charged with Attempted Murder of Police Officers

A 45-year-old Inglewood man suspected of shooting and injuring a police officer during a hostage standoff in Inglewood last week was charged today with multiple counts of attempted murder of a peace officer, kidnapping and child abuse, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

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