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Gardena Man Charged with Stabbing Father to Death
August 12, 2020
A Gardena man was charged today with fatally stabbing his 61-year-old father as he slept, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. Deputy District Attorney Linda Kwon said Robin Robert Frost Jr. (dob 8/11/95) faces one count of murder with an allegation that he used a knife in the killing. ... read more »
Man Charged with Killing Pedestrian Outside of Ladera Heights House Party
August 12, 2020
A 29-year-old man has been charged with fatally shooting a man who was walking by a house party in Ladera Heights last month, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced today. ... read more »
Four Plead to Voter Fraud Scheme on Skid Row
July 29, 2020
Four men have admitted their role in a scheme where money and cigarettes were offered to homeless people on Skid Row in exchange for false and forged signatures on ballot petitions and voter registration forms, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today. ... read more »
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Becerra Restricts Access to LAPD Gang Records
July 16, 2020
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has revoked access to CalGang records generated by the Los Angeles Police Department, following LAPD Chief Michel Moore's decision to permanently withdraw from the program after an internal audit uncovered significant misuse of the gang-tracking database by LAPD personnel, the AG's office said today. ... read more »
District Attorney Jackie Lacey Files Assault Charge Against LAPD Officer, Will Not File Charges for Curfew Violations, Failure to Disperse
June 11, 2020
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced this week that a Los Angeles police officer has been charged with an on-duty assault of a 28-year-old man in April. ... read more »
Thousands Show Up for George Floyd and Justice in Los Angeles
June 11, 2020
Thousands took to the streets of Los Angeles this past weekend, and into the early part of this week, marking the 14th consecutive day of protests sparked by the May 25 killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. ... read more »
District Attorney Jackie Lacey Files Assault Charge Against LAPD Officer
June 9, 2020
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced today that a Los Angeles police officer has been charged with an on-duty assault of a 28-year-old man in April. ... read more »
District Attorney Jackie Lacey Responds to Judicial Council’s Decision to Set Zero Bail Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
April 6, 2020
“I applaud the Chief Justice and the Judicial Council for adopting a statewide zero bail for people charged with most misdemeanors and low-level felonies,” District Attorney Lacey said. “In Los Angeles County, we implemented a zero-bail measure last week that allows us to further reduce the number of people in county jails and courthouses. I appreciate the collaboration among criminal justice leaders in Los Angeles County that has resulted in the rapid deployment of new and innovative approaches as we work to try to stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community." ... read more »
Jackie Lacey Still Below 50% Vote Margin In Reelection Bid
March 17, 2020
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey slipped further below the 50% mark in her reelection bid after the latest tally of votes from the March 3 primary election released today, making a November runoff against former San Francisco D.A. George Gascon increasingly likely. ... read more »
Second Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Democratic Donor Ed Buck
January 16, 2020
Attorneys for the family and estate of Timothy Dean, a 55-year-old fashion consultant, who died of a crystal meth overdose in California Democratic major donor Ed Buck’s West Hollywood home on January 7, 2019, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in L.A. Superior Court. Filed with the court on January 7, 2020, just one year after Dean’s death, this is the second wrongful death lawsuit filed against Ed Buck involving crystal meth overdose deaths at his home.  The lawsuit is seeking damages against Ed Buck for wrongful death, sexual battery, drug dealer liability, negligence, intentional infliction of emotional distress and hate violence. ... read more »
LA County DA Launches Mental Health Division
January 25, 2019
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey  announced the launch of a mental health division -- the first of its kind by a prosecutor's office in California and possibly the nation -- to seek opportunities to expand treatment and other services for mentally ill inmates in the criminal justice system. ... read more »
District Attorney Jackie Lacey Says #JustHangUp on Suspicious Calls
January 14, 2019
Since the fraud awareness campaign began in May 2015, the District Attorney's Office has issued 80 fraud alerts, produced 42 videos shared on social media and distributed 125,000 fliers to nearly 100 senior centers and other public locations throughout Los Angeles County. ... read more »
District Attorneys Reach Settlement with Amazon to Prohibit Force-Fed Foie Gras Sales in California
December 7, 2018
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced today that Amazon.com Inc. has agreed not to sell force-fed foie gras in California under a consumer protection settlement reached with her office and the Monterey County and Santa Clara County district attorney's offices. ... read more »
Officials Tout Three-Year Effort to Reduce Crime in Compton
September 14, 2018
The reduction in crime -- including double-digit declines in gang- related shootings and killings -- was the result of a three-year partnership between the city, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, which patrols Compton, and federal agencies, officials said at a news conference at Compton City Hall. ... read more »
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