News Releases & Advisories

February 7, 2013: Juvenile Charged in Two Swatting Incidents

A 12-year-old boy who allegedly made prank calls to police that sent officers to Ashton Kutcher’s home and a bank in October was charged today with making false bomb threats and other counts, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

February 6, 2013: Postal Worker Charged with Misdemeanor Cruelty to a Child

A postal worker who allegedly chased an 11-year-old girl into a park restroom and choked her after she laughed at him was charged today with cruelty to a child and assault on park property, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

February 5, 2013: D.A. Asks Court to Order Chris Brown to Complete His Community Labor Sentence in Los Angeles County

District Attorney Jackie Lacey said today that entertainer Chris Brown failed to provide “credible, competent or verifiable evidence” that he completed his court-ordered community labor. She asked the court to order Brown to fulfill his obligation in Los Angeles County.

February 5, 2013: Malibu Man Arraigned in Shooting of Neighbor

A 27-year-old Malibu man accused of shooting and wounding his neighbor during a dispute was arraigned today on attempted murder and assault charges, the District Attorney’s office announced.

January 30, 2013: Physician Sentenced for Evading Taxes on Fraudulent Medicare Billings

A physician accused of fraudulently billing Medicare in 2003 and 2004 was ordered today to pay California more than a half-million dollars in back taxes as part of a probationary sentence.

January 29, 2013: Suspected Burglar Charged with Breaking Into Actor’s Home

A 20-year-old Hollywood man was charged today with breaking into the Studio City home of actor Taye Diggs, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 25, 2013: Actor Pleas, Sentenced in Domestic Violence Case

Actor Lane Garrison was ordered today to undergo 52 weeks of domestic violence counseling and Alcoholic Anonymous meetings as part of three years probation on his plea of no contest to misdemeanor battery on a former girlfriend last year.

January 25, 2013: Three Alleged Gang Members Charged in Pasadena Robbery-Murder

Capital murder charges were filed by the District Attorney’s office today in the Jan. 15 robbery-murder of a 21-year-old Pasadena man.

January 23, 2013: Mother Accused of Assault in Harbor Fight Between Defendant’s Daughter, Second Girl

A San Pedro woman accused of accompanying her daughter to an after-school fight with a second girl was charged by the District Attorney’s Office today with assault by means likely to produce great bodily injury.

January 23, 2013: Former Priest Sentenced for Groping Young Female Parishioners

A 68-year-old former Long Beach priest was sentenced today to one year of sex offender counseling and ordered to register for life as a sex offender after he pleaded no contest to sexually molesting three teen girls, the District Attorney’s Office announced.