News Releases & Advisories

December 13, 2012: Former Security Company Owner Convicted in Workers Comp Fraud

The former owner of a security company that employed 2,700 workers statewide was convicted today of defrauding the state in an elaborate workers comp fraud scheme, the District Attorney’s office announced.

December 13, 2012: Sheriff’s Deputy Charged with Assaulting Inmates

The District Attorney’s Justice System Integrity Division (JSID) charged a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy today with assaulting jail inmates in Compton and Los Angeles in 2009 and 2010.

December 12, 2012: Teen Pleads Guilty in Stevenson Ranch Rape

A 19-year-old man pleaded guilty to forcible rape and other charges today in the Jan. 8 sexual assault of a Stevenson Ranch woman.

December 10, 2012: Pursuit Suspect Charged with Toddler’s Death

A Palmdale man was charged today with murder after he allegedly led deputies on a car chase Thursday that ended in the death of a 2-year-old girl, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

December 6, 2012: Gang Member Convicted of First-Degree Murders of Two Men

A 33-year-old gang member was convicted today of the first-degree murders of two men in East Los Angeles four years ago.

December 6, 2012: Off-Duty LAPD Officer Charged With Battery

An off-duty LAPD Officer who allegedly broke a man's jaw at a 2011 party in Whittier has been charged with battery with serious bodily injury and will be arraigned in January, the District Attorney's Office announced.

December 3, 2012: Jackie Lacey Sworn In as First Woman and First African-American District Attorney of Los Angeles County

Jackie Lacey was sworn in as Los Angeles County’s 42nd District Attorney today at the Galen Center on the University of Southern California campus. She is the first woman and first African-American to serve as Los Angeles County District Attorney since the office was created in 1850.