News Releases & Advisories

August 9, 2021: Man Charged with Domestic Violence Murder of Reseda Woman

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a man was charged today with the fatal beating of his former girlfriend, Michelle Annette Avan.

August 3, 2021: Man Sentenced for 2016 Attempted Murder, Kidnapping

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a man was sentenced today to 22 years in state prison for kidnapping and trying to kill a woman five years ago.

August 3, 2021: Online Vehicle Retailer Settles Consumer Protection Lawsuit

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Carvana, an online retailer selling cars using multi-story vending machines, will pay $850,000 to settle a civil lawsuit alleging the company was operating in California without a dealer’s or transporter’s license.

July 28, 2021: Man Pleads to Double Murder for Studio City Fire

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a man who set a fire that killed two people and severely injured a teenage girl was sentenced today to 50 years to life in state prison.

July 28, 2021: Man Charged with Fatal Shooting of Eagle Rock Store Employee

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a man was charged today with fatally shooting a store employee that tried to stop him from shoplifting.

July 27, 2021: Man Charged with Hate Crime Assault of Korean Woman

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a man was charged today with attacking a Korean woman in Santa Monica.

July 26, 2021: Fund Manager Pleads to Stealing $336,000 From UCLA

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a fund manager at UCLA’s history department pleaded no contest today to stealing more than $300,000 from the university through fraudulent purchase orders and travel reimbursements.

July 22, 2021: Ex-Palmdale Teacher Sentenced for Sexual Assault of Student

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a former Palmdale high school teacher was sentenced today to seven years and four months in state prison for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old student.

July 21, 2021: Harvey Weinstein Indicted For Sexually Assaulting 5 Women

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that former film producer Harvey Weinstein has been indicted on charges that he sexually assaulted five women in separate incidents that span nearly a decade.

July 16, 2021: District Attorney Gascón Names Veteran Prosecutor As His Chief Deputy District Attorney

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón today announced the appointment of veteran prosecutor Sharon Woo to serve as his Chief Deputy District Attorney.

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