News Releases & Advisories

August 8, 2013: Hawthorne Mayor Charged in New Perjury Case

Hawthorne Mayor Daniel “Danny” Juarez, who was indicted last year on perjury charges, has been charged with four additional counts of perjury for allegedly depositing nearly $25,000 in cash in his personal bank accounts and failing to disclose the source, the District Attorney’s Office announced today.

August 7, 2013: Three Men Charged in Military Reservist’s Death

Prosecutors today filed criminal charges against three San Gabriel Valley men for their alleged involvement in the assault and death of a military reservist, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

August 6, 2013: Convicted Sex Offender Charged in Palmdale Kidnap-Rape Attempt

A convicted sex offender accused of attempting to kidnap a teenage girl in Palmdale appeared today in an Antelope Valley courtroom to face criminal charges, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

August 6, 2013: Colorado Man Charged in Fatal Venice Beach Crash

A 38-year-old Colorado man was charged today with murder and other counts after he allegedly drove his car into pedestrians walking on Venice’s Ocean Front Walk on Saturday, killing an Italian woman on her honeymoon.

August 2, 2013: Probation Officer Among Six Charged in Child Care Scam

A Los Angeles County probation officer, his ex-girlfriend and four others have been charged with conspiracy, grand theft and perjury in an alleged child care fraud scam that cost taxpayers $1.6 million, the District Attorney’s Office announced today.

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.

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