News Releases & Advisories

January 16, 2013: West Covina Man Charged with Wife’s Murder

A West Covina man was charged by the District Attorney’s office today with murdering his wife, whose body was found in her vehicle abandoned at a Hawaiian Gardens casino parking lot.

January 15, 2013: Five Charged in Clothing Store Robbery

Five people were charged today with last week’s violent armed robbery at a Westchester clothing store where 14 employees were held hostage, including two who were assaulted, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 14, 2013: Man Charged in Burning Death of Teen Girl

A murder charge was filed by the District Attorney’s Office today against a 35-year-old man accused of killing a 17-year-old girl whose burning body was found in a South Los Angeles street last fall.

January 10, 2013: Newhall Man Sent to Prison for Molesting Underage Girls

A 20-year-old Newhall man who trolled for teen girls on Internet social media sites and hung out with younger boys so he could meet younger girls was sentenced to 15 years and four months in state prison today after pleading no contest to molesting 15 girls in 2010 and 2011, the District Attorney’s Office announced

January 10, 2013: Man Charged in Alleged Norwalk Gang Murder

An alleged gang member arrested yesterday after barricading himself in an Anaheim apartment was arraigned in Bellflower today on a murder charge stemming from a gang shooting in Norwalk Jan. 2, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 9, 2013: Third Man Charged in Connection With Christmas Day Murder of a Neighborhood Coach

A third 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 7, 2013: Man Sent to Prison for Father’s Death, Brother’s Injury in Family Dispute

A 27-year-old Sylmar man who pleaded to manslaughter and attempted manslaughter in the death of his father and injury of his brother in 2011 was sentenced to state prison today.

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.