News Releases & Advisories

November 30, 2016: Convicted Rapist Sentenced to 520 Years to Life for Abusing Young Girl

A 72-year-old convicted rapist was sentenced today to 520 years to life in state prison for sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl under his care, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

November 30, 2016: Rapper Lil Twist Pleads to Assault, Theft After Miracle Mile Party

Rapper Lil Twist entered a no contest plea today to assault and other charges stemming from a 2014 attack at a Miracle Mile apartment, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

November 30, 2016: Two Sentenced for Murder of Teenager Wearing Red Clothing

Two men were sentenced today for the murder of a 19-year-old man for wearing red clothing, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

November 30, 2016: Slain Mayor’s Wife Pleads Guilty to Voluntary Manslaughter

The wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo pleaded guilty today to voluntary manslaughter for the death of her husband two years ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

November 30, 2016: Allstate to Pay $600,000 For TV Ads Touting Accident Forgiveness Program

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced today a $600,000 settlement with Allstate Insurance Company for advertising its auto accident forgiveness program in California even though that program is prohibited by state law.

November 29, 2016: Darren Sharper Sentenced in Rape Case

Former pro football player Darren Sharper was sentenced today to 20 years in state prison and ordered to register for life as a sex offender after earlier admitting to drugging and raping two women, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

November 29, 2016: Los Angeles Sheriff’s Custody Assistant Charged in Inmate Assault Case

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s custody assistant has been charged with assault for his role in the attack of a jail inmate two years ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

November 28, 2016: Woman Charged with Tagging Government Buildings with Anti-Trump Graffiti

A 37-year-old woman was charged today with tagging messages against Donald Trump at government buildings in downtown Los Angeles’ Civic Center, causing thousands of dollars in damages, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

November 28, 2016: Former Santa Clarita Engineer Pleads in Embezzlement Case, Sentenced

A former assistant engineer for the City of Santa Clarita pleaded no contest today to embezzling more than $533,000 and was sentenced to four years in state prison, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

November 23, 2016: Two Charged in Case of Good Samaritan Stabbed at Valley Village Grocery Store Parking Lot

A North Hollywood man was charged today with stabbing a good Samaritan who attempted to help a loss prevention officer when the man’s girlfriend was allegedly caught shoplifting, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

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