News Releases & Advisories

February 27, 2013: Daughter Charged With Mother’s Murder

A 24-year-old woman who was arrested in Oregon last week after she allegedly fatally shot her mother in Woodland Hills is awaiting arraignment on one count of murder, the District Attorney’s Office announced today.

February 22, 2013: Former Police Officer Pleads Guilty, Sent to Prison for Sex Crimes with Minors

A former Long Beach police officer pleaded guilty today to sex crimes involving minor girls and was immediately sentenced to 11 years and eight months in state prison.

February 22, 2013: Former High School Coach Pleads to Molesting Teenage Girl Over Five-Year Period

A former Bellflower High School track and girls’ basketball coach pleaded no contest today to molesting a teenage girl over a five-year period starting when she was 13.

February 14, 2013: Two More Charged With Murder Outside a Church

Two more reputed gang members, including the alleged shooter and a woman who allegedly drove the getaway car, are scheduled to be arraigned today on murder and other charges in connection with a Nov. 4 fatal shooting outside a Westlake district church, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

February 14, 2013: Gang Member Convicted of Murdering Deputy Escalante

A jury deliberated less than a day before finding the third of six defendants guilty of the first-degree murder of off-duty Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Juan Abel Escalante in 2008.

February 14, 2013: Youth Soccer Coach Convicted of Child Molestation

A youth soccer coach was convicted by a Los Angeles Superior Court jury today of molesting six boys in 2010 and 2011.

February 13, 2013: Two Charged With Murder After Body Found in Angeles National Forest

Two Burbank men were charged today with the murder of a Glendale man whose remains were found in a shallow grave in the Angeles National Forest in January, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

February 13, 2013: Two Convicted of San Pedro Murder

A Long Beach Superior Court jury today convicted two men of the first-degree murder of a San Pedro woman four years ago.

February 7, 2013: Juvenile Charged in Two Swatting Incidents

A 12-year-old boy who allegedly made prank calls to police that sent officers to Ashton Kutcher’s home and a bank in October was charged today with making false bomb threats and other counts, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

February 6, 2013: Postal Worker Charged with Misdemeanor Cruelty to a Child

A postal worker who allegedly chased an 11-year-old girl into a park restroom and choked her after she laughed at him was charged today with cruelty to a child and assault on park property, the District Attorney’s Office announced.