News Releases & Advisories

July 14, 2022: Adam Friedman, Son of Beverly Hills Councilmember, Charged With ID Theft

The Public Integrity Division of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today that the son of Beverly Hills Councilmember Lester Friedman has been charged for allegedly creating a fake social media account impersonating his father’s opponent.

July 13, 2022: Appellate Court Orders Transcripts Unsealed in Polanski Case

We are pleased that today in the Roman Polanski case, the appellate court ordered the unsealing of the conditional deposition transcript of former Deputy District Attorney Roger Gunson. This decision comes less than 48 hours after we submitted a letter rescinding our objection to the release.

July 13, 2022: Former Downey Police Detective Charged With Witness Tampering

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that his office has charged a former Downey police detective for witness tampering.

July 12, 2022: Semeon Tesfamariam Charged with Attacking Kimberly Glass with a Deadly Weapon

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that his office charged a man today with assaulting Olympic athlete Kimberly Glass with a metal object. 

July 12, 2022: District Attorney Gascón Seeks Transparency in Polanski Case Through Unsealing of Transcripts

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that his office will no longer object to the release of the conditional examination transcripts of former Deputy District Attorney Roger Gunson in the case of People v. Roman Polanski.

July 7, 2022: District Attorney Gascón Hosts Roundtable to Address Security Concerns at Entertainment Venues

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón today hosted a roundtable of stakeholders from event venues to examine ways to improve safety for performers, fans, staff and others attending entertainment events.

July 6, 2022: Eric Holder Found Guilty of Murdering Ermias Asghedom, Also Known as Nipsey Hussle

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that Eric Holder was convicted today of killing rap artist Nipsey Hussle and wounding two others in South Los Angeles three years ago.

July 5, 2022: District Attorney Gascón Announces Murder Charges in Deaths of Hilda Marcela Cabrales-Arzola and Christy Giles, Asks for Other Potential Victims to Come Forward

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that his office has charged two men in connection with the deaths of Hilda Marcela Cabrales-Arzola and Christy Giles whose bodies were left outside separate hospitals last November.

June 29, 2022: District Attorney Gascón, Human Relations Commission Announce Community-Based Forums to Inform Joint-Action Plan Against Hate

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón and Robin Toma, executive director of the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations, today announced a series of community-based forums to inform a joint-action plan against hate in Los Angeles County.

June 28, 2022: LADA Investigators Seize Thousands of Illegal Fireworks in Azusa

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that a tip developed by a Community Violence Reduction Division investigator has led to the seizure of 14,000 pounds of illegal fireworks ahead of the 4th of July weekend.

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