News Releases & Advisories

January 13, 2014: Octomom Charged with Welfare Fraud

The woman known as Octomom has been charged with welfare fraud after she allegedly failed to report nearly $30,000 in earnings, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

January 10, 2014: Two Sentenced in Medical Marijuana Dispensary Murder, Attempted Murder

Two men convicted of the execution-style murder of a medical marijuana dispensary employee and the attempted murder of a security guard were sentenced today, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 9, 2014: Life Sentence for Gang Member who Killed Two, Attempted to Kill 12 More

A gang member convicted of the first-degree murders of two young men and the attempted murders of 12 others was sentenced today to spend the remainder of his life in state prison, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 9, 2014: Update: Former LAX Police Officer Sentenced

Former LAWA Officer Michael Wayne Staunton, 56, was sentenced today to four years in state prison by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Paul Suzuki. He also was ordered to register as a sex offender.

January 8, 2014: Teen Charged with Murder and Series of Convenience Store Robberies

A 19-year-old Compton man on probation for two prior convictions is due to be arraigned on Jan. 21 on charges he fatally shot a convenience store clerk last month and committed a series of additional armed robberies in December and January, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 8, 2014: Former Fire Captain Scheduled for Arraignment on Child Sex Abuse Charges

A L.A. County retired fire captain will be arraigned today on child sex abuse charges, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 7, 2014: Case Filed in Alleged Nine-Day Kidnapping

A Palmdale man was arraigned today on more than half a dozen criminal counts for the alleged kidnapping of the mother of his child, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 7, 2014: Man Arraigned in Alleged DUI Crash That Killed Girlfriend

A Van Nuys man, accused of driving under the influence, was arraigned today in connection with his girlfriend’s death in a traffic collision, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 6, 2014: Lancaster Man Charged in Elderly Mother’s Death

A Lancaster man accused of killing his 73-year-old mother is scheduled to be arraigned today, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 6, 2014: Arraignment Continued for Two LAPD Officers Charged in Workers’ Comp Fraud Cases

Two LAPD officers charged in separate workers’ compensation fraud cases appeared in court today for arraignment, but their arraignment was continued, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

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