News Releases & Advisories

June 20, 2024: Charges Declined Against USC Student Who Fatally Stabbed Man Breaking into Vehicle Outside of School Housing

LOS ANGELES, CA - Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that USC student Ivan Gallegos, 19, will not be charged in the death of Xavier Cerf, 28, after Cerf was fatally stabbed as he allegedly broke into a vehicle outside of Gallego’s fraternity residence.

June 13, 2024: District Attorney Gascón Announces Charges Against Man in Organized Retail Grand Theft at AutoZone in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA - Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Danny Sanchez has been charged with alleged organized retail grand theft at an AutoZone, and leading Los Angeles police on a pursuit in the city of Los Angeles on June 10.

June 10, 2024: District Attorney Gascón Announces Charges Against Man in Murder of Two Brothers Near Exposition Park

LOS ANGELES, CA- Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that a man has been charged with allegedly murdering two brothers outside their home near Exposition Park as they sat in their vehicle on June 1.

June 10, 2024: Rebecca Grossman Sentenced to 15 Years to Life in Prison for Murdering Two Young Brothers in Westlake Village Hit-and-Run

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA- Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Rebecca Grossman was sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison with the possibility of parole by Judge Joseph A. Brandolino.

June 7, 2024: Man Charged in Murder of Father of Six in Monrovia

MONROVIA, CA - Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that a man has been charged with murder after allegedly shooting and killing a father of six outside his own home in Monrovia.

June 7, 2024: LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison for Sexually Abusing Four Girls

LOS ANGELES, CA- Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy Sean Essex was sentenced to 40 years in state prison by Judge George Gonzalez Lomeli, after he pled no contest to sexually abusing four girls who were between the ages of 4 and 13. One victim was abused in 2006, while three victims were abused between 2013 and 2022. Essex also is required to register as a sex offender.

June 5, 2024: District Attorney Gascón Announces Charges Against Palmdale Father in Murder of Infant

PALMDALE, CA- Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that a father has been charged with murdering his infant child in Palmdale in May.

June 3, 2024: District Attorney Gascón Announces Charges Against Glendale Police Officer in Assault at the Glendale Galleria in 2021

GLENDALE, CA- Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Glendale police officer Gonzalo Zendejas is charged with allegedly assaulting a juvenile while police were attempting to detain him following a shoplifting incident at the Glendale Galleria on June 5, 2021.