News Releases & Advisories

September 13, 2016: SoCal Gas to Pay $4 Million for Failing to Immediately Report Aliso Canyon Gas Leak to Authorities

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced today a $4 million settlement with Southern California Gas Co. that will require the utility to pay the maximum fine authorized by law and to adopt safety measures beyond those required by federal and state laws at its Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facility.

September 12, 2016: Two Men Plead in Stalking Case

Two men charged with stalking a West Hollywood esthetician and soliciting a man to rape her each pleaded guilty today to one misdemeanor count of stalking, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

September 12, 2016: Massage Therapist Charged with Sexually Assaulting Client

A massage therapist working out of a North Hollywood gym has been charged with assaulting one of his clients, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

September 12, 2016: Man Charged with West Covina Murder

A 20-year-old man accused of killing his friend and dumping the victim’s body in a canyon pleaded not guilty today, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

September 9, 2016: Man Charged with Stabbing Employee at Santa Monica Pier Eatery

A 34-year-old man was charged today with stabbing a Santa Monica Pier restaurant employee after allegedly demanding free food, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

September 9, 2016: Man Charged With Attempted Murder of Woman at Taco Stand in East Los Angeles

A man was charged today with trying to kill a woman as she waited in line at a taco stand in East Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

September 9, 2016: Palmdale Man Sentenced for Sexual Assaults of Joggers

A man dubbed the “Aqueduct Rapist” was sentenced today to 23 years in state prison for sexually assaulting two female joggers in Palmdale, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

September 8, 2016: Case Dismissed Against LASD Deputy After Jury Deadlocks

Following a week-long trial – which included video evidence – and two days of deliberation, jurors announced in August that they were unable to reach a unanimous decision in the case of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy accused of perjury and filing a false police report.

September 8, 2016: Serial Arsonist Sentenced for Fire at Lancaster Motel Parking Lot

A registered arsonist was sentenced today to 16 years to life in state prison for trying to set a woman’s car on fire outside of a Lancaster motel, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

September 8, 2016: Man Sentenced for Burglarizing Long Beach Church

A 26-year-old man was sentenced yesterday afternoon for stealing from a church last month, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

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