News Releases & Advisories

February 28, 2024: District Attorney Gascón Announces Exonerations of Two Men Wrongfully Convicted of Murder in Los Angeles

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today the exonerations and release of Jofama Coleman and Abel Soto, each of whom spent two decades in prison for a murder they did not commit in May 2003.

February 22, 2024: District Attorney Gascón Charges Two More People in Southeast LA Crime Spree That Killed Six

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón today announced charges against two additional individuals, 18-year-old Joseivan Mendoza and 17-year-old Deair Fleming Delerence, for their involvement in separate shootings during a multi-city crime spree that killed six people, including a 14-year-old boy, in November 2023 and February 2024.

February 22, 2024: District Attorney Gascón Announces Charges Against Minnesota Man Who Tortured, Killed Model Maleesa Mooney in Los Angeles

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón today announced charges against a Minnesota man, Magnus Daniel Humphrey, in the torture and killing of Maleesa Mooney while staying at her downtown Los Angeles apartment last year.

February 21, 2024: DA Gascón Announces Charges Against a LA Police Officer Who Stole Debit and Credit Cards at the Metropolitan Detention Center in LA

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón today announced that former Los Angeles Police Officer Edmond Babaians, a 15-year LAPD veteran, is charged with stealing debit and credit cards from four individuals as they entered through the security checkpoint at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Los Angeles between approximately July 14 and July 23, 2023.

February 1, 2024: District Attorney Gascón Announces Nearly 200 Cases Filed to Combat Organized Retail Theft in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón today announced that nearly 200 organized retail theft cases involving adult and juvenile defendants have been filed by the office.

January 23, 2024: Grand Jury Indictment Unsealed -- Man Charged in 2023 Death of Sheriff’s Academy Recruit and Injuring 9 Other Recruits in 2022 Crash in Whittier

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Nicholas Joseph Gutierrez was indicted by the Los Angeles County Criminal Grand Jury. He is charged in an 11-count indictment with killing Los Angeles County Sheriff’s recruit Alejandro Martinez-Inzunza and injuring nine other Sheriff’s recruits in a wrong-way crash in November 2022 in Whittier.

January 12, 2024: District Attorney Gascón Announces Conviction of Sheriff’s Deputy in Fatal On-Duty Shooting

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón today announced that a former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was convicted in the 2019 on-duty fatal shooting of an unarmed man, Ryan Twyman, in his vehicle in the city of Willowbrook.

January 11, 2024: D.A. Gascón Announces Charges Against Intoxicated Driver in Los Angeles Who Killed Three Family Members on New Year’s Eve

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón today announced charges against Jordan Kahari Isaac who killed three people while driving under the influence of alcohol in Los Angeles on New Year’s Eve.

January 9, 2024: CORRECTION: DA Gascón Announces Charges in Sexual Assault Cases in Culver City and Long Beach, Seeks Additional Victims

Today Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón, alongside Culver City Police Chief Jason Sims and Long Beach Police Deputy Chief of Investigations Don Mauk, announced felony charges in two separate cases.

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