News Releases & Advisories

November 8, 2019: Transient Sentenced to Life in Prison For 2016 Fire That Killed Five

A 25-year-old transient was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing
five people after he set fire to a vacant building in the Westlake District three years ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

November 7, 2019: ‘Discount Bitcoin Bandits’ Plead to Robbery of Would-Be Buyers

Two East Hollywood residents known as the “Discount Bitcoin Bandits” have admitted to robbing people who sought to buy the cryptocurrency in 2017 and 2018, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

November 7, 2019: Man Pleads to Murder in 2005 Home Invasion Attack

A man pleaded no contest today to second-degree murder for a 2005 home invasion attack in South Los Angeles from which the victim died five years later at age 80, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

November 7, 2019: Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office Honors Three Heroes for Courageous Acts

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office today honored three people for their courage in stepping up in the face of danger and helping to keep our community safe from violent crime.

November 7, 2019: Funding Increased for Staffing and Training for Prosecution of DUI Cases

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has been awarded a $1.3 million grant, from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

November 6, 2019: Man Sentenced for Fatally Stabbing Bus Passenger in East Los Angeles

A 29-year-old Montebello man was sentenced today to 26 years to life in state prison for fatally stabbing a passenger on a bus in East Los Angeles last year, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

November 5, 2019: Ex-High School Teacher Pleads to Sexually Assaulting Student

A former teacher at a Los Angeles high school pleaded no contest today to sexually assaulting a student last year, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

November 5, 2019: Convicted Killer Found Guilty of 1980 Slaying of Silver Lake Woman

A 60-year-old man was convicted today of murdering a Silver Lake woman nearly 40 years ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

November 5, 2019: Man Indicted for Murder of Camper in Malibu State Park, Trying to Kill Others

A man has been indicted for the fatal shooting of a camper and attempting to kill 10 others in connection with a series of shootings over a two-year period, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

November 5, 2019: Man Pleads to Immigration Fraud Targeting Chinese Nationals

A man has pleaded no contest to an immigration fraud scheme that bilked more than $1.5 million from Chinese nationals, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

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