News Releases & Advisories

March 25, 2013: Teen Sentenced to up to Life in Prison for Stevenson Ranch Rape

A 19-year-old man was sentenced to 43 years to life in state prison today for forcible rape and other charges stemming from the January 2012 sexual assault of a Stevenson Ranch woman.

March 25, 2013: Former High School Coach Sent to Prison for Molesting Teenage Girl

A former Bellflower High School track and girls’ basketball coach was sent to state prison for 28 years today for molesting a teenage girl over a five-year span starting when she was 13.

March 22, 2013: Chef Who Confessed to Cooking Dead Wife Sentenced

The Lomita chef who told detectives he cooked his dead wife for four days was sentenced today to 15 years to life in prison, the District Attorney’s office announced.

March 19, 2013: Husband Charged with Fatally Shooting Wife Outside her Workplace

A 29-year-old man suspected of killing his wife outside of her Montebello workplace was charged today with murder and was awaiting arraignment, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

March 19, 2013: Two Sentenced to Prison in Jail Unemployment Fraud

A man and woman who obtained more than $20,000 in unemployment benefits for incarcerated gang members, including one awaiting trial for murder, were sentenced to state prison today.

March 15, 2013: Attorney Sentenced on Conspiracy, Drug Charges

A now-suspended attorney who tried to smuggle heroin and methamphetamine to his client in the downtown Criminal Justice Center, then a month later was arrested at the Antelope Valley courthouse for possessing rock cocaine, was sentenced to jail today.

March 14, 2013: Three Convicted in Compton Robbery-Murder

Three men face life-without-parole sentences in May after a Superior Court jury convicted them of murder and other charges in a 2010 armed robbery at a Compton auto sales firm, the District Attorney’s office announced today.

March 12, 2013: Driver Charged in Collision That Resulted in Amputations

LOS ANGELES – The Paramount man who allegedly drove his BMW into two men standing in front of a parked car outside a strip club was charged today with drunken driving, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

March 11, 2013: Juvenile Admits Prank Call Charge

A 12-year-old boy charged with making a prank call sending police to the home of Ashton Kutcher last fall today admitted making a false bomb threat and computer intrusion, the District Attorney’s office announced.

March 7, 2013: Felon Pleads Guilty to Wife’s Murder

A felon pleaded guilty today to murdering his wife and leaving her body in a Torrance motel room shortly after he was released on parole in 2011, the District Attorney’s Office announced.