News Releases & Advisories

October 5, 2022: TV Producer Eric Weinberg Charged With Forcible Rape, Assault

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that television producer Eric Weinberg has been charged in an 18-count complaint for sexually assaulting five women at different times between 2014 and 2019.

October 4, 2022: Head of Election Worker Management Company Arrested in Connection with Theft of Personal Data

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that an executive with a Michigan-based company responsible for the software used in managing Los Angeles County election poll workers has been arrested as part of an investigation into the possible theft of personal identifying information of those workers

September 29, 2022: Trio Charged in Murder of Rakim Allen, Also Known As Rap Artist PnB Rock

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that a father and his 17-year-old son have been charged with killing rapper PnB Rock at a South Los Angeles restaurant earlier this month.

September 27, 2022: Charges Filed Against Athletic Trainer at Los Angeles Schools

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that Richard Turner was charged today for sexually assaulting 10 girls while he worked at two schools in Los Angeles.

September 27, 2022: Man Charged in Murder of Los Angeles County Probation Officer Paula Lind

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a man was charged today with murdering Los Angeles County Probation Officer Paula Lind at her Lancaster home last weekend.

September 26, 2022: MCTF, Labor Commissioner, LADA, Dept. of Insurance Celebrate Return of Hundreds of Thousands In Stolen Wages to LA Janitors

On Monday, janitorial industry watchdog group and advocates from the Maintenance Cooperation Trust Fund (MCTF), along with California Labor Commissioner Lilia Garcia-Brower, Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon, Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, and California SEIU State Council President David Huerta, announced a long-awaited resolution of criminal charges filed against Pacific Commercial Company (PCC). A plea agreement against PCC cites the company for $522,220 for a litany of labor violations, which includes over $240,000 in stolen wages to be paid back to over a dozen California janitors.

September 20, 2022: Man Charged With Trying to Sexually Assault Teenage Girl in Grocery Store in Whittier

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that Steven Magdaleno was charged today with attempting to sexually assault a 16-year-old girl at a grocery store bathroom in Whittier over the weekend.

September 20, 2022: Man Charged With Arson in Victory Baptist Church Fire

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that a man has been charged with three counts of arson in connection with the fire that destroyed the Victory Baptist Church in South Los Angeles last week.

September 19, 2022: Man Convicted of Killing Pomona Woman and Her Dog, Burning Apartment

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón today announced that a man has been convicted of murder in the 2019 stabbing death of a 58-year-old woman he briefly dated. He also was found guilty in the killing of her dog and for setting fire to her Pomona apartment.

September 16, 2022: Pair Charged With Residential Burglary of Congresswoman and Los Angeles Mayoral Candidate Karen Bass

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that two men were charged today for breaking into the home of U.S. Congresswoman and Los Angeles mayoral candidate Karen Bass and stealing guns.

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