News Releases & Advisories

March 19, 2013: Two Sentenced to Prison in Jail Unemployment Fraud

A man and woman who obtained more than $20,000 in unemployment benefits for incarcerated gang members, including one awaiting trial for murder, were sentenced to state prison today.

March 15, 2013: Attorney Sentenced on Conspiracy, Drug Charges

A now-suspended attorney who tried to smuggle heroin and methamphetamine to his client in the downtown Criminal Justice Center, then a month later was arrested at the Antelope Valley courthouse for possessing rock cocaine, was sentenced to jail today.

March 14, 2013: Three Convicted in Compton Robbery-Murder

Three men face life-without-parole sentences in May after a Superior Court jury convicted them of murder and other charges in a 2010 armed robbery at a Compton auto sales firm, the District Attorney’s office announced today.

March 12, 2013: Driver Charged in Collision That Resulted in Amputations

LOS ANGELES – The Paramount man who allegedly drove his BMW into two men standing in front of a parked car outside a strip club was charged today with drunken driving, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

March 11, 2013: Juvenile Admits Prank Call Charge

A 12-year-old boy charged with making a prank call sending police to the home of Ashton Kutcher last fall today admitted making a false bomb threat and computer intrusion, the District Attorney’s office announced.

March 7, 2013: Felon Pleads Guilty to Wife’s Murder

A felon pleaded guilty today to murdering his wife and leaving her body in a Torrance motel room shortly after he was released on parole in 2011, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

March 6, 2013: Former Los Angeles City Firefighter Sentenced in Fraud Case

A former Los Angeles City firefighter and mixed martial arts fighter known as “The Noodle” was sentenced today to probation after he paid $30,000 in restitution and completed 200 hours of community service for filing a false workers’ compensation insurance claim.

March 5, 2013: Former Marine Pleads to Arson

A former Marine pleaded no contest today to setting a string of fires to vehicles and motor homes in North Hollywood in the summer of 2011, the District Attorney’s office announced.

March 5, 2013: Pair Charged with Infant’s Death in Daycare Facility

The owner of an in-home daycare and one of her employees was arrested today on felony charges of involuntary manslaughter and child abuse for the 2012 death of an 11-month-old boy left in their care, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

March 1, 2013: Driver Pleads Guilty in DUI Traffic Death, Sentenced to 19 Years in Prison

A 29-year-old woman was sentenced to 19 years in state prison today after pleading guilty to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a fatal accident, the District Attorney’s office announced.