News Releases & Advisories

October 18, 2019: Jury Recommends Death Penalty for Santa Monica Man Who Murdered Two Women

A jury today recommended the death penalty for a 43-year-old man who killed two women and tried to murder a female neighbor over a seven-year period, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office announced.

October 18, 2019: Former Student Athlete Sentenced for Sexual Assault

An ex-college student was sentenced today to eight years in state prison for sexually assaulting a woman at the California State University, Northridge campus, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

October 17, 2019: Man Sentenced for Attempted Murder, Assault During 2017 SWAT Shootout

A gang member was sentenced today to 553 years and eight months to life in state prison for trying to kill Los Angeles Police Department SWAT and Metro officers during a series of shootouts two years ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

October 16, 2019: Man Who Posed as Rideshare Driver Sentenced for Sexual Assaults

A man who sexually assaulted four women while posing as a rideshare driver was sentenced today to 29

years to life in state prison, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

October 15, 2019: Charter School Founder, Son Plead Guilty to Misappropriating Public Funds

The founder and director of a South Los Angeles charter school and her son pleaded guilty today to funneling about $200,000 to a company that submitted fake invoices for a shell company, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

October 11, 2019: Koreatown Smoke Shop Worker to Stand Trial for Fatally Stabbing Customer

A Koreatown smoke shop employee has been held to answer on a capital murder charge for the stabbing of a customer at the business last year, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

October 10, 2019: Former Makeup Company Controller Sentenced for Embezzling $2.3 Million

The former controller of a beauty products company has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison for embezzling $2.3 million from her former employer, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

October 10, 2019: Man Convicted of Murdering Handyman in 2008 Silver Lake Shooting

A 37-year-old man has been convicted of murder 11 years after he shot a handyman in Silver Lake and cut off the victim’s hand before fleeing to Mexico, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

October 10, 2019: Former LAPD Officer Charged with Workers’ Compensation Fraud

A former Los Angeles Police Department officer has been charged with illegally collecting workers’ compensation insurance benefits before resigning in 2016, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

October 9, 2019: MEDIA ADVISORY: Officer-Involved Shooting Reports for September 2019 Posted

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office today posted on its website four officer-involved shooting (OIS) reports for the month of September 2019.

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