News Releases & Advisories

April 12, 2023: 2 Whittier Police Detectives Charged With Assault for 2020 On-Duty Shooting That Left Unarmed Man Paralyzed

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that two Whittier police detectives have been charged for their roles in the April 2020 daytime shooting that left Nicholas Carrillo paralyzed.

April 10, 2023: Assembly Member Santiago and Los Angeles District Attorney Gascón Announce Immigrant Rights Act

Assembly Member Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) joined Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis, Asian Americans Advancing Justice Southern California (AJSOCAL), Koreatown Youth & Community Center (KYCC), Thai Community Development Center and Chinatown Service Center (CSC) to announce the “Immigrant Rights Act” which is legislation that will help protect immigrant victims of crime. AB 1261 (Santiago, 2023) will help encourage undocumented Californians who are survivors and witnesses of crimes to come forward by protecting them from deportation. The crimes include (but are not limited to) stalking, extortion, and domestic violence. In order to fight anti-immigrant hate, California must reassure victims and witnesses that their livelihoods will not be threatened by coming forward to report a crime. Our collective public safety depends on all Californians feeling safe when they participate in our legal system.

April 5, 2023: Sheriff’s Deputy Charged With Unlawfully Possessing Assault Rifle

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Garmon has been charged with unlawfully possessing an assault rifle and tracer ammunition at his home.

April 4, 2023: Man Charged with Murder and Attempted Murder Outside Trader Joe’s Parking Lot

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that Mark Connole was charged today with murdering a man and injuring three other people outside of a Trader Joe’s parking lot in West Hills over the weekend.

March 29, 2023: Seven California Highway Patrol Officers Charged in Connection With Death of Edward Bronstein

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón has charged seven California Highway Patrol officers and a registered nurse with the death of 38-year-old Edward Bronstein.

March 28, 2023: District Attorney Gascón Seeking Public’s Help With 15-Year-Old Unsolved Murder

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón was joined today by family members of Cliff Hibbert Jr., who was shot and killed 15 years ago, as they called for the public’s assistance for his unsolved murder and many other unsolved homicides throughout the county.

March 20, 2023: LAPD Motorcycle Officer Convicted of Filing False Report, Perjury in 2019 DUI Arrest

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that Los Angeles Police Officer Alejandro Castillo was found guilty today for lying about a motorist’s allegedly unsafe driving during a driving under the influence investigation three years ago.

March 14, 2023: Silverado Senior Living Management, Three Managers Charged in Connection With 14 COVID-19 Related Deaths

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Silverado Senior Living Management, Inc., and three managers have been charged in connection with 14 COVID-related deaths at its residential care facility in 2020.

March 10, 2023: District Attorney Gascón Announces Charges in Fatal Stabbing of 17-Year-Old Xavier Chavarin

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a 32-year-old man was charged today with the daylight fatal stabbing of teen Xavier Chavarin and the attempted murder of Daniel Villalobos last week.

March 9, 2023: Glendale Man Charged With Sexual Assault, Battery of Female Students at Burbank High School

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that Patrick Nazarian has been charged for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl and attacking another at Burbank High School earlier this week.

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