News Releases & Advisories

November 9, 2023: Man Charged With Killing Off-Duty LAPD Officer, Passenger in Northridge Car Crash

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Brian Olivarez has been charged with the murders of off-duty Los Angeles Police Officer Darrell Cunningham and his passenger, Jorge Soriano, and seriously injuring two others, in a car crash last weekend in Northridge.

November 8, 2023: Medical Examiner Investigator Charged With Stealing From the Deceased

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that an investigator with the County of Los Angeles Department of Medical Examiner (formerly known as the Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner) has been charged with stealing items from deceased individuals and surroundings during the scope of his employment.

November 3, 2023: Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman in Long Beach

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Miguel Avila has been charged with felony assault with the intent to commit a forcible sex crime as well as sexual battery.

November 3, 2023: Man Charged in Cold Case Shootings That Killed a Man and His Three-Year-Old Daughter in Compton

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Jahon Terez Smith, aka “Quant,” is charged in multiple shootings in 2001 that killed a man and his three-year-old daughter and wounded two others in Compton.

November 2, 2023: Catalina Island Business Owners Charged With Failing to Pay Employees Overtime, Filing Fraudulent Statements

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Jack Arthur Tucey and Yueh Mei Tucey, aka Nora Tucey, have been charged with allegedly defrauding their employees of more than $500,000 in overtime wages, and filing false and fraudulent statements with the Employment Development Department beginning in 2008.

November 1, 2023: Man Charged with Murdering His Two Small Children in Lancaster

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Prospero Serna is charged with viciously attacking his three young children and murdering two of them in Lancaster.

October 30, 2023: Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office Awarded Grant for DUI Training and Prosecution

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) — through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – has awarded a grant to the office’s DUI Training and Prosecution Section (DTAPS).

October 27, 2023: Man Charged With Threatening to Kill Jewish Family in Racially-Motivated Attack in Los Angeles

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Daniel Garcia is charged with threatening to kill a Jewish family in their home in Los Angeles during an antisemitic attack.

October 25, 2023: Man Charged in Fatal Crash That Killed Four Pepperdine University Students in Malibu

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Fraser Bohm has been charged in a fatal car crash that killed four Pepperdine University students in Malibu.

October 25, 2023: Alliance United Insurance To Pay $1.1 Million for Failing To Promptly Investigate Auto Accident Claims

District Attorney George Gascon announced today that Alliance United Insurance, a Los Angeles-based company providing auto and casualty insurance services statewide, has agreed to pay $1.1 million for allegedly failing to efficiently investigate auto accident claims as required by law.

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