News Releases & Advisories

August 2, 2022: Man Charged with Shooting Near Hollywood Farmer’s Market

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that his office has filed more than half-a-dozen charges against a 42-year-old man for firing several rounds near the Hollywood Farmer’s Market.

July 28, 2022: District Attorney Gascón Seeks Sentence Reduction in Case That Relied on Testimony of Officer Charged With Perjury

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that his office sought the resentencing of Miguel Vargas who was ordered to spend 39 years in state prison after one officer alleged that Vargas assaulted him with a firearm and proceeded to shoot him in response. Vargas suffered multiple gunshot wounds. The officer was unharmed. The officer was later charged with perjury and falsifying a police report in a separate case.

July 27, 2022: Father Charged With Murder of 5-Year-Old Son

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a man was charged today for the death of his 5-year-old son earlier this week.

July 25, 2022: Jeffery Cooper Sentenced for Lewd Acts

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge sentenced 70-year-old Jeffrey Cooper (dob 8/25/51), a long-time member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, to eight years in state prison. Additionally, he was ordered to register as a sex offender.

July 21, 2022: Palmdale Man Charged with Possession of a Firearm, Leading Deputies in Pursuit, Drug Possession

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that his office has charged a Palmdale man with leading sheriff deputies on a pursuit and other charges.

July 20, 2022: Man Charged With Hate Crime Murder

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that his office charged a man today for the hate-motivated killing of an unhoused individual in Sylmar earlier this month.

July 19, 2022: NBA Player Charged With Domestic Violence, Child Abuse

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that his office has filed felony domestic violence charges against Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges. 

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.

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