News Releases & Advisories

January 4, 2013: Alleged Shooter Charged in Venice Pastor’s Murder

A reputed gang member suspected of fatally shooting a Compton youth minister in Venice last June has been charged with his murder, along with a third accomplice, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 4, 2013: Six Charged with Santa Monica Art Theft

Six people are awaiting arraignment this afternoon in connection with the $3.2 million theft of paintings, wine, jewelry and a car from financier Jeffrey Gundlach in September, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 4, 2013: Former Lynwood School Official Sentenced to Eight Years in State Prison

A former official of the Lynwood Unified School District who admitted diverting more than $700,000 in public money over four years to pay for personal expenses was sentenced today to eight years in state prison, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 2, 2013: Two Charged in Connection With Christmas Day Murder of a Neighborhood Coach

A reputed gang member was charged today with capital murder in the Dec. 25 fatal shooting of a neighborhood athletics coach who was caught in the line of fire during a car-to-car shooting, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 2, 2013: Man Charged With Murder of Man Discovered Buried in Concrete

A 45-year-old Santa Fe Springs man was charged today with fatally shooting a man that he later allegedly encased in concrete, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

December 31, 2012: Man Charged with Attempted Murder of Homeless Woman

A 24-year-old Van Nuys man was charged today with attempted murder after he allegedly set a homeless woman on fire as she slept on a bus bench in Van Nuys, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

December 28, 2012: Pair Charged in Pasadena Fatal Collision

Two alleged gang members, a male and a female, who led Pasadena police on a brief chase on Christmas Day that ended in a fatal crash, killing two people, were charged today with murder and other counts, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

December 27, 2012: Two Charged With Murder in Alleged Street Racing Crash

The drivers of two cars that allegedly were street racing on West Covina streets on Christmas day were charged today with murder in connection with the death of a 90-year-old wheelchair-bound woman who was thrown out of the van in which she was riding when it was hit by one of the vehicles.

December 19, 2012: Man Charged in Temple Bomb Threat Case

A Los Angeles man accused of calling in bomb threats to the Wilshire Boulevard Temple was charged by the District Attorney’s Office today with making malicious false bomb reports and vandalism of religious property. The charges were alleged to hate crimes.

December 19, 2012: District Attorney Lacey Comments on Federal Jury Verdict

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey issued the following statement today on the jury verdict in a federal lawsuit against the District Attorney's Office:

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