News Releases & Advisories

November 18, 2013: Lancaster Man Charged in 2008 Sword Killing Scheduled to be Arraigned

A 34-year-old man charged in the 2008 sword-killing of his girlfriend is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

November 15, 2013: Former Teacher Pleads to Sexually Molesting 23 Children

District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced today that former LAUSD Miramonte Elementary teacher Mark Berndt pleaded no contest to sexually molesting 23 children between 2005 and 2010.

November 14, 2013: Gang Member Convicted of 2008 Triple Murders

Jurors today convicted a Gardena 13 gang member charged with the 2008 murders of three and the attempted killing of a fourth person, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

November 8, 2013: Pinkberry Co-Founder Convicted of Brutally Beating Transient

The co-founder of the Pinkberry yogurt chain was found guilty today of brutally beating a transient with a tire iron two years ago, the District Attorney’s office announced.

November 8, 2013: Reputed Gang Member Charged in Clerk’s Murder

A 31-year-old reputed gang member was charged today with capital murder in the September fatal shooting of a 99-cent store clerk, the District Attorney’s Office announced today.

November 6, 2013: District Attorney, Others Work to Protect Military Service Members from Financial Predators

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey and other consumer protection advocates gathered today to address the issues of predatory business practices and deceptive advertising affecting military service members and their families.

November 6, 2013: Woman Charged in Hit-and-Run Fatality of Bicyclist in Gardena

A 23-year-old woman charged in connection with a hit-and-run fatality in Gardena is scheduled to be arraigned today, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

October 31, 2013: Montebello Man Charged with Selling Drugs Near a School

The husband of Montebello’s mayor is scheduled to be arraigned Nov. 7 on six felony counts of selling methamphetamine near a school, the District Attorney’s Office announced today.

October 30, 2013: Former Funeral Home Employee Charged with Theft of Human Remains

A former apprentice embalmer accused of taking gold crowns from human remains at a Lancaster funeral home is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon on more than two dozen felony counts, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

October 29, 2013: Charges Dismissed Against Teen in Inglewood Double Murder

Prosecutors announced today that they were unable to proceed with the prosecution of People v. Justin Marquis Scott (YA088614).

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