News Releases & Advisories

June 19, 2013: Wrong-Way Driver Charged with D.U.I. Causing Injury

A 54-year-old man was charged today with driving under the influence causing injury for allegedly driving the wrong way on Highway 14 during Monday rush-hour traffic, the District Attorney's Office announced.

June 18, 2013: Actor Charged in Domestic Violence Assault

Actor Edward Furlong was charged today with assaulting his girlfriend and threatening her if she called police, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

June 14, 2013: Baldwin Park Man Charged in Toddler’s Death

A Baldwin Park man accused of killing his 21-month-old son was charged today with one count each of murder and assault on a child causing death, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

June 13, 2013: Reputed Gang Members Charged in Santa Monica Shootings

Two reputed gang members were charged today with murder and attempted murder and a third man was charged with being an accessory in connection with a shooting on Tuesday near Santa Monica College, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

June 12, 2013: Driver Pleads in Collision That Resulted in Amputations

A Paramount driver pleaded no contest today to driving under the influence after his BMW slammed into two men, the District Attorney’s Office announced. The force of the crash severed both legs of one victim and crushed the right leg of the other victim so badly it had to be amputated.

June 11, 2013: District Attorney Jackie Lacey Presents Courageous Citizen Awards to Four Local Heroes

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey will present an award for courage Wednesday to a good Samaritan savagely beaten and slashed by a gang member when she attempted to stop an attack on another person.

June 11, 2013: Two Gang Members Convicted in Carson Teenager’s Fatal Shooting

After a day of deliberations, jurors today convicted two gang members charged with the fatal shooting of a Carson teenager, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

June 11, 2013: District Attorney Jackie Lacey Issues Special Directives on Exculpatory Evidence

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey today announced the posting of two important policies, or special directives, that clarify prosecutors’ obligations to disclose evidence that might be exculpatory for defendants facing criminal charges.

June 5, 2013: One of Two Men Accused of Stealing Copper from LA City Councilman Bernard Parks’ Office Expected in Court

One of two men accused of stealing as much as $50,000 in brass and copper from the exteriors of more than a dozen Los Angeles city buildings – including the field office of Councilman Bernard Parks – is expected to be arraigned tomorrow morning, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

June 4, 2013: Former Maywood Police Officer Sentenced to Prison

A 33-year-old former Maywood police officer was sentenced today to 19 years in state prison after pleading no contest to sexually assaulting five female victims while he was on duty in 2006 and 2007, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

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