News Releases & Advisories

November 1, 2021: Man Charged with Impersonating an Attorney, Improperly Charging Clients

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that a man has been charged for falsely claiming to be a licensed attorney and offering legal services in family law and personal injury cases as well as other legal matters.

October 29, 2021: Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office Awarded $1.5 Million Grant for DUI Training and Prosecution

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) — through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration — has awarded a $1.5 million grant to the District Attorney’s Office for DUI training and prosecution.

October 27, 2021: Long Beach School Safety Officer Charged With Murder

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a Long Beach Unified School safety officer was charged today with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old.

October 26, 2021: District Attorney George Gascón Announces National Search for Director of Victim Services

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today a national search for an expert in the field of victim services and trauma-informed care to lead the office’s Bureau of Victim Services.

October 20, 2021: Baldwin Park Police Officer Charged With On-Duty Assault

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that a Baldwin Park police officer has been charged with the on-duty assault of a 16-year-old he placed under arrest.

October 4, 2021: District Attorney Gascón Seeks to Reduce Catalytic Converter Thefts

District Attorney George Gascón announced today that he is asking automobile manufacturers to work with him to explore creative solutions to address the rise in catalytic converter thefts across Los Angeles County and the nation.

September 27, 2021: District Attorney George Gascón to Dismiss Nearly 60,000 Cannabis Convictions

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that his office -- with support from The Social Impact Center -- has identified nearly 60,000 cannabis convictions that will be dismissed as part of his ongoing efforts to reverse the injustices of drug laws.

September 23, 2021: District Attorney George Gascón Sponsored Bill Protecting Crime Victims Becomes Law

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that a bill he sponsored protecting victims of domestic abuse, stalking, elder abuse and other crimes has been signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

September 21, 2021: Pair Charged With Hate Crime For Attack Outside Sushi Restaurant

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that two men were charged today for an assault outside a sushi restaurant earlier this year.

September 17, 2021: Robert Durst Convicted of Murdering Friend in 2000

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that real estate heir Robert Durst was found guilty today for the 2000 slaying of his friend in her Benedict Canyon home.

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