News Releases & Advisories

November 8, 2013: Pinkberry Co-Founder Convicted of Brutally Beating Transient

The co-founder of the Pinkberry yogurt chain was found guilty today of brutally beating a transient with a tire iron two years ago, the District Attorney’s office announced.

November 8, 2013: Reputed Gang Member Charged in Clerk’s Murder

A 31-year-old reputed gang member was charged today with capital murder in the September fatal shooting of a 99-cent store clerk, the District Attorney’s Office announced today.

November 6, 2013: District Attorney, Others Work to Protect Military Service Members from Financial Predators

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey and other consumer protection advocates gathered today to address the issues of predatory business practices and deceptive advertising affecting military service members and their families.

November 6, 2013: Woman Charged in Hit-and-Run Fatality of Bicyclist in Gardena

A 23-year-old woman charged in connection with a hit-and-run fatality in Gardena is scheduled to be arraigned today, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

October 31, 2013: Montebello Man Charged with Selling Drugs Near a School

The husband of Montebello’s mayor is scheduled to be arraigned Nov. 7 on six felony counts of selling methamphetamine near a school, the District Attorney’s Office announced today.

October 30, 2013: Former Funeral Home Employee Charged with Theft of Human Remains

A former apprentice embalmer accused of taking gold crowns from human remains at a Lancaster funeral home is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon on more than two dozen felony counts, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

October 29, 2013: Charges Dismissed Against Teen in Inglewood Double Murder

Prosecutors announced today that they were unable to proceed with the prosecution of People v. Justin Marquis Scott (YA088614).

October 28, 2013: Convicted Sex Offender Pleads to Attempted Kidnapping

A convicted sex offender charged in August with the attempted kidnapping of a teenage girl in Palmdale pleaded no contest today, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

October 28, 2013: More Corruption Charges Filed Against Noguez, Salari

Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez and a tax consultant who were charged last year in a massive corruption scheme to lower property taxes on favored individuals and businesses both pleaded not guilty today to a dozen new felony counts, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

October 28, 2013: Man Charged with Rape in El Monte Convenience Store Attack

An 18-year-old man accused of raping a clerk at an El Monte convenience store is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon on multiple felony charges, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

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