News Releases & Advisories

July 18, 2022: Suspects in Deadly 7-11 Robbery Spree Linked to LA Murder, Robberies

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today his office is eagerly awaiting the presentation of cases involving two men linked to a deadly spree of 7-Eleven robberies last week.

July 15, 2022: Texas Man Charged With Four Decades-Old Murders

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that his office has charged a 76-year-old man living in Texas with four murders, including the slaying of a teenage girl, dating back to 1980.

July 14, 2022: District Attorney Gascón Challenges Merits of Three Strikes Law

District Attorney George Gascón announced today that he is appealing the Court of Appeals ruling mandating the filing of a strike in all eligible cases.

July 14, 2022: Adam Friedman, Son of Beverly Hills Councilmember, Charged With ID Theft

The Public Integrity Division of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today that the son of Beverly Hills Councilmember Lester Friedman has been charged for allegedly creating a fake social media account impersonating his father’s opponent.

July 13, 2022: Appellate Court Orders Transcripts Unsealed in Polanski Case

We are pleased that today in the Roman Polanski case, the appellate court ordered the unsealing of the conditional deposition transcript of former Deputy District Attorney Roger Gunson. This decision comes less than 48 hours after we submitted a letter rescinding our objection to the release.

July 13, 2022: Former Downey Police Detective Charged With Witness Tampering

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that his office has charged a former Downey police detective for witness tampering.

July 12, 2022: Semeon Tesfamariam Charged with Attacking Kimberly Glass with a Deadly Weapon

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that his office charged a man today with assaulting Olympic athlete Kimberly Glass with a metal object. 

July 12, 2022: District Attorney Gascón Seeks Transparency in Polanski Case Through Unsealing of Transcripts

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that his office will no longer object to the release of the conditional examination transcripts of former Deputy District Attorney Roger Gunson in the case of People v. Roman Polanski.

July 7, 2022: District Attorney Gascón Hosts Roundtable to Address Security Concerns at Entertainment Venues

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón today hosted a roundtable of stakeholders from event venues to examine ways to improve safety for performers, fans, staff and others attending entertainment events.

July 6, 2022: Eric Holder Found Guilty of Murdering Ermias Asghedom, Also Known as Nipsey Hussle

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that Eric Holder was convicted today of killing rap artist Nipsey Hussle and wounding two others in South Los Angeles three years ago.

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