News Releases & Advisories

January 30, 2013: Physician Sentenced for Evading Taxes on Fraudulent Medicare Billings

A physician accused of fraudulently billing Medicare in 2003 and 2004 was ordered today to pay California more than a half-million dollars in back taxes as part of a probationary sentence.

January 29, 2013: Suspected Burglar Charged with Breaking Into Actor’s Home

A 20-year-old Hollywood man was charged today with breaking into the Studio City home of actor Taye Diggs, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 25, 2013: Actor Pleas, Sentenced in Domestic Violence Case

Actor Lane Garrison was ordered today to undergo 52 weeks of domestic violence counseling and Alcoholic Anonymous meetings as part of three years probation on his plea of no contest to misdemeanor battery on a former girlfriend last year.

January 25, 2013: Three Alleged Gang Members Charged in Pasadena Robbery-Murder

Capital murder charges were filed by the District Attorney’s office today in the Jan. 15 robbery-murder of a 21-year-old Pasadena man.

January 23, 2013: Mother Accused of Assault in Harbor Fight Between Defendant’s Daughter, Second Girl

A San Pedro woman accused of accompanying her daughter to an after-school fight with a second girl was charged by the District Attorney’s Office today with assault by means likely to produce great bodily injury.

January 23, 2013: Former Priest Sentenced for Groping Young Female Parishioners

A 68-year-old former Long Beach priest was sentenced today to one year of sex offender counseling and ordered to register for life as a sex offender after he pleaded no contest to sexually molesting three teen girls, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 18, 2013: Pizza Deliveryman Murderer Sentenced

A 19-year-old man was sentenced today to more than 77 years to life in prison for the 2011 slaying of a 25-year-old pizza deliveryman in Silver Lake, the District Attorney’s office announced.

January 17, 2013: Man Charged in Northridge Quadruple Murder Case

A 31-year-old felon was charged today with capital murder in the fatal shooting of two women and two men outside a Northridge residence on Dec. 2, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 16, 2013: West Covina Man Charged with Wife’s Murder

A West Covina man was charged by the District Attorney’s office today with murdering his wife, whose body was found in her vehicle abandoned at a Hawaiian Gardens casino parking lot.

January 15, 2013: Five Charged in Clothing Store Robbery

Five people were charged today with last week’s violent armed robbery at a Westchester clothing store where 14 employees were held hostage, including two who were assaulted, the District Attorney’s Office announced.