News Releases & Advisories

July 31, 2013: Church Usher Charged with Child Sex Abuse

A Sun Valley church usher was charged today with multiple child sex abuse counts for allegedly assaulting four boys, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

July 30, 2013: LAPD Officer Pleads to Child Molestation

A Los Angeles police officer charged in May with luring two young girls to his home pleaded no contest today to sexually molesting one girl and attempting to molest the second child, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

July 30, 2013: Sheriff’s Deputy Charged With Rape, Soliciting Bribes

A 28-year-old sheriff’s deputy arrested Monday evening on rape and other charges involving two women is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday, the District Attorney’s Office announced today.

July 29, 2013: Suspect’s Brother, Second Man Charged in April Murder Case

The brother of a Van Nuys man already charged with capital murder and a third man were both charged today with the April kidnapping and murder of a Glendale man whose body was found dumped on a Sun Valley road, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

July 26, 2013: District Attorney Jackie Lacey Petitions California Supreme Court to Halt Release of Sexually Violent Predator

District Attorney Jackie Lacey today announced that her office will ask the California Supreme Court to order a new hearing on the conditional release of serial rapist Christopher Hubbart to Los Angeles County later this year.

July 23, 2013: Ten Charged Following Protests

One adult and nine juveniles have been charged following protests in Los Angeles on July 13 and in Hollywood on July 16, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

July 19, 2013: Man Sentenced for Hacienda Heights Church Arson, Ordered to Pay Restitution

A 35-year-old man convicted of torching St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Hacienda Heights two years ago was sentenced to prison today and ordered to pay $8.9 million in restitution, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

July 17, 2013: Driver Sentenced in Collision That Resulted in Amputations

A Paramount man who admitted driving under the influence when he slammed his BMW into two men that resulted in each victim losing limbs was sentenced today five years and four months in state prison, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

July 15, 2013: Antelope Valley Man Charged in Topanga Area Kidnap-Rape

Prosecutors today charged an 18-year-old Lancaster man with more than a dozen felony counts, including forcible rape and kidnapping, in connection with a 4th of July attack outside the Westfield Topanga Mall, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

July 10, 2013: Armed Robbery Suspect Charged with Attempted Murder of Two LAPD Officers

An armed robbery suspect who jumped from a car and allegedly fired at police during a pursuit was charged today with attempted murder of police officers and other counts, the District Attorney’s Office announced.