News Releases & Advisories

April 2, 2019: Palmdale, Littlerock Store Operators Charged in $6 Million Food Stamps Scam

Three women who operated convenience stores in Palmdale and Littlerock are among 17 people charged in a food stamps-for-cash scam that allegedly defrauded the federal government out of an estimated $6 million, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

April 1, 2019: Los Angeles, San Joaquin County District Attorneys Announce Code for America Partnership to Reduce, Clear Cannabis Convictions

LOS ANGELES -- District Attorneys Jackie Lacey of Los Angeles County and Tori Verber Salazar of San Joaquin County joined with Code for America today to announce a cutting-edge, criminal justice reform partnership to automatically clear more than 50,000 eligible cannabis convictions under Proposition 64.

March 29, 2019: MEDIA ADVISORY: LA, San Joaquin County District Attorneys to Announce Cutting-Edge Partnership with Code for America Regarding Marijuana-Related Convictions

LOS ANGELES – On Monday, April 1 at 10:30 a.m., District Attorneys Jackie Lacey of Los Angeles County and Tori Verber Salazar of San Joaquin County will join Jennifer Pahlka, Executive Director and Founder of Code for America, to announce a cutting-edge partnership regarding marijuana-related convictions.

March 28, 2019: Man Sentenced for DUI Wrong-Way Crash That Killed Brothers

A 40-year-old man pleaded no contest today for driving his pickup truck on the wrong side of the 405 Freeway and crashing head-on into a car, killing two Palmdale brothers, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

March 28, 2019: Man Charged With Torrance Assault

A man has been charged with assaulting his girlfriend’s male friend last summer in Torrance, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

March 27, 2019: Driver Sentenced in Car Chase That Killed Two Pedestrians

A 39-year-old Los Angeles man who killed two pedestrians while driving under the influence of alcohol during a police pursuit in 2008 has been sentenced to 17 years in state prison, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

March 26, 2019: "Bomber Robber" Sentenced in Jewelry Theft Case

A man dubbed the “Bomber Robber” because he tried to rob a Santa Monica jewelry store by threatening to blow it up has been sentenced to two years in state prison, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

March 25, 2019: Five Charged with Attempted Murder, Carjacking of Sunland Woman

Five alleged gang members have been charged with the attempted murder and carjacking of a pregnant woman in Sunland, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

March 22, 2019: North Hills Man Pleads to Killing Woman, Injuring Toddler in DUI Crash

A North Hills man has pleaded guilty to killing a woman and injuring her 23-month-old daughter as she was removing the child from a car seat in her parked vehicle, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

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