News Releases & Advisories

June 22, 2020: Convicted Killer Pleads Guilty to Murdering Woman in East Los Angeles

A man who spent nearly 30 years in state prison for killing his stepmother entered a guilty plea today for murdering a retired doctor last December, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

June 17, 2020: Actor Charged With Raping Three Women

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced today that actor Daniel Masterson has been charged with forcibly raping three women in separate incidents occurring between 2001 and 2003.

June 17, 2020: Chatsworth Man Pleads to Running Over Peacocks

A 61-year-old man has entered no contest pleas to animal cruelty for killing two peacocks by running them over with his pickup truck, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

June 17, 2020: Owner Charged with Opening Bar During COVID-19 Lockdown

The owner of a South Pasadena bar has been charged with opening his pub for St. Patrick’s Day during the lockdown order aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

June 16, 2020: Woman Pleads to Immigration, Real Estate Services Scam

A woman pleaded no contest today to stealing more than $360,000 from 38 people by falsely offering them immigration and real estate services, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

June 9, 2020: District Attorney Jackie Lacey Orders Investigators to Immediately Stop Using Carotid Restraints

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced today that she ordered her investigators to immediately stop using carotid restraints.

June 9, 2020: District Attorney Jackie Lacey Files Assault Charge Against LAPD Officer

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced today that a Los Angeles police officer has been charged with an on-duty assault of a 28-year-old man in April.

June 8, 2020: District Attorney Jackie Lacey Will Not File Charges for Curfew Violations, Failure to Disperse

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced today that she will not file charges against any protester for a curfew violation or failure to disperse.

June 3, 2020: More Than 60 People Charged With Looting, Other Crimes During Protests

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced today that 61 people have been charged with crimes committed during protests in Los Angeles County over the past several days.

June 2, 2020: MEDIA ADVISORY: Opposition Motion Filed in Durst Case

An opposition motion was filed today by prosecutors in the case against New York real estate heir Robert Durst who is charged with murder.

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