News Releases & Advisories

February 2, 2018: Statement on Alleged Shooting at Sal Castro Middle School

California state law dictates that information about juvenile court proceedings and records are confidential and shall not be made public because the rehabilitation and protection of minors outweighs the public’s right to know. 

February 2, 2018: Statement from District Attorney Jackie Lacey on Prop. 64

In passing Proposition 64, a majority of California voters approved a multi-step process for reducing or dismissing prior convictions involving marijuana.

February 2, 2018: Oklahoma Man Sentenced For Murdering Mother and 4-Year-Old Daughter in Long Beach

A 23-year-old man was sentenced today to life in prison for killing a mother and her young daughter outside their home in Long Beach two years ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

February 2, 2018: Woman Charged with Murder, Other Crimes for Fatal Car Crash on Freeway

A 28-year-old woman has been charged with stealing a car and crashing the vehicle on the 210 Freeway, leading to the death of one man and injuries to others, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. 

January 31, 2018: MEDIA ADVISORY: Courageous Westchester 2018

Next week, District Attorney Jackie Lacey will honor five courageous citizens who helped stop three violent crimes in West Los Angeles, East Los Angeles and Whittier. 

January 31, 2018: Additional Charges Filed in Palmdale Public Corruption Case

Five new counts were added today to a criminal complaint alleging that Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford conspired with two consultants by receiving more than $60,000 a year from a nonprofit and not disclosing the income on economic statements, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 31, 2018: Trio Convicted of Murdering Former High School Football Player

A jury has convicted three men in the 2013 slaying of a former Garfield High School football player, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

January 30, 2018: CORRECTION: Man Found Guilty of Special Circumstance Murder of Girlfriend’s Mom

A 32-year-old man was found guilty today of killing his girlfriend’s mother with the girlfriend’s help, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. 

January 30, 2018: Man Charged with Fatal Shooting in Norwalk

A 27-year-old man pleaded not guilty today to killing his friend on Sunday, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 30, 2018: La Cañada Man Sentenced For Molesting Two Children

A 46-year-old man was sentenced today to life in state prison for sexually assaulting two family members, a young boy and a girl, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.

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