News Releases & Advisories

November 13, 2019: Man Charged with Soliciting Sexual Pictures from Young Girl

A 71-year-old Pacific Palisades man was charged today with asking a 9-year-old girl to send him sexually suggestive pictures, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

November 12, 2019: District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s Conviction Review Unit Exonerates Los Angeles Man

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey today announced the release from prison of Ruben Martinez Jr., a man wrongfully convicted in 2008 for a series of armed robberies in Boyle Heights.

 

November 12, 2019: Man Charged in Long Beach DUI Crash That Killed Family of Three

A 20-year-old man was charged today with killing a family of three in a DUI crash on Halloween in Long Beach, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

November 12, 2019: MEDIA ADVISORY: District Attorney Jackie Lacey's Conviction Review Unit Exonerates Man

A man who was wrongfully convicted in 2008 for a series of armed robberies is scheduled in court today at 2:30 pm for a factual innocence hearing in Department 56 of the Foltz Criminal Justice Center. 

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.

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