News Releases & Advisories

March 3, 2021: Police Officer Charged With Sending Explicit Messages to Teenage Girl

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that a Manhattan Beach police officer has been charged with sending explicit messages to a 15-year-old girl.

February 26, 2021: Two Men Sentenced to Life in Prison for Killing 3-Year-Old Boy in Compton

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that two men were sentenced today for the murder of a 3-year-old boy during a shootout in a Compton liquor store parking lot in 2018.

February 25, 2021: District Attorney Gascón Applauds State Supreme Court Ruling on Youth Justice

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón issued a statement today in response to the California Supreme Court’s ruling in O.G. v. the Superior Court of Ventura County:

February 24, 2021: Man Pleads to Murder for Killings in Covina, Azusa

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that a Long Beach man pleaded guilty to fatally shooting two people, including his estranged wife, in a three-month span in 2018.

February 24, 2021: Man Sentenced for Possessing Child Sexual Abuse Material

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a man pleaded no contest today to possessing child sexual abuse material and taking an inappropriate photo of a girl at an elementary school where he was a substitute teacher.

February 22, 2021: Man Pleads No Contest to Killing Two Young Boys in the 1980s

Convicted sex offender Kenneth Rasmuson pleaded no contest today in connection with the sexual assault and murder of two children in the 1980s. The defendant’s plea took place in the Pomona Courthouse in consultation with family members who welcomed the resolution.

February 19, 2021: Downey Man Pleads to Selling Over Two Dozen Sick Puppies

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that a man who sold dozens of sick puppies to families will be paying more than $200,000 in restitution to the victims.

February 19, 2021: Man Charged With 1978 Murder in El Monte

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that a 61-year-old man has been charged with murdering a man at an El Monte motel in 1978.

February 16, 2021: Man Charged With Killing Three Homeless Victims

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a man was charged today with killing three homeless people in separate attacks in the Rancho Dominguez area over the past year.

February 15, 2021: District Attorney George Gascón Issues Statement on LAPD Allegations

District Attorney George Gascón issued the following statement in response to allegations of LAPD officers circulating a mock valentine with a George Floyd image, reading ‘You Take My Breath Away.’

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