News Releases & Advisories

October 23, 2019: Man Charged with Spraying Bear Repellent on Protesters at Santa Monica Pier

A 32-year-old felon has been charged with spraying bear repellent on a crowd of political protesters at the Santa Monica Pier this past weekend, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

October 22, 2019: Pair of Off-Duty LAPD Officers Charged With Fight Outside East Los Angeles Restaurant

Two Los Angeles Police Department officers have been charged with assaulting a man outside a restaurant last October in East Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

October 22, 2019: Former MTA Bus Driver Charged With Grand Theft

A former Metropolitan Transit Authority employee has been charged with falsifying rideshare records that paid him about $55,000 in subsidies, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

October 21, 2019: Long Beach Man Sentenced for Assault, Hate Crime

A 19-year-old Long Beach man pleaded no contest today to a hate crime assault on a teenager, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

October 18, 2019: Jury Recommends Death Penalty for Santa Monica Man Who Murdered Two Women

A jury today recommended the death penalty for a 43-year-old man who killed two women and tried to murder a female neighbor over a seven-year period, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office announced.

October 18, 2019: Former Student Athlete Sentenced for Sexual Assault

An ex-college student was sentenced today to eight years in state prison for sexually assaulting a woman at the California State University, Northridge campus, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

October 17, 2019: Man Sentenced for Attempted Murder, Assault During 2017 SWAT Shootout

A gang member was sentenced today to 553 years and eight months to life in state prison for trying to kill Los Angeles Police Department SWAT and Metro officers during a series of shootouts two years ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

October 16, 2019: Man Who Posed as Rideshare Driver Sentenced for Sexual Assaults

A man who sexually assaulted four women while posing as a rideshare driver was sentenced today to 29

years to life in state prison, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

October 15, 2019: Charter School Founder, Son Plead Guilty to Misappropriating Public Funds

The founder and director of a South Los Angeles charter school and her son pleaded guilty today to funneling about $200,000 to a company that submitted fake invoices for a shell company, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

October 11, 2019: Koreatown Smoke Shop Worker to Stand Trial for Fatally Stabbing Customer

A Koreatown smoke shop employee has been held to answer on a capital murder charge for the stabbing of a customer at the business last year, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

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