Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey is presenting a plan to divert low-level mentally ill offenders from jail and toward treatment.
Los Angeles County’s top prosecutor Monday unveiled a newly-formed unit of the District Attorney’s office to identify innocent people behind bars.
Local and federal investigators seized documents, computers, and other items Wednesday from the Beaumont Civic Center, authorities said.
Authorities said two would-be jewel robbers were convicted of provocative act murder Thursday in the botched heist at a store where the owner fatally shot two of their accomplices in 2011.
Tashiri Wayne Williams of Los Angeles pleaded guilty to human trafficking charges on Tuesday
Jose Alberto Perez was charged with one count each of murder and assault with a deadly weapon as well as special weapon allegations, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
The man’s identity was withheld pending notification of his next of kin.
The victim is now comatose and has paralysis, officials said.
Tensions escalated at Monday’s public memorial service for Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo.
KCAL9’s Jeff Nguyen reports the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has now charged the teenagers one count of conspiracy to commit murder and a one count of conspiracy to commit assault with a deadly weapon.
The district attorney’s office says 30-year-old Danny Fis pleaded no contest to one count each of animal cruelty and unlawful driving or taking of a vehicle and was sentenced Tuesday to 16 months in prison.
Renice Stevenson Flores-Davis, 26; Oscar Gonzalez-Salinas, 33; and Sierra Rose Thompson, 26, were to be arraigned on charges of human trafficking, kidnapping and torturing the woman.
California Attorney General To Convene With Prosecutors From Mexico, El Salvador On Cross-Border Crime
California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced Monday that the meeting will focus on human trafficking, money laundering and the gangs’ growing sophistication in digital piracy and computer hacking.
Nineteen-year-old Kendrec McDade was shot and killed by two officers in 2012 after a 911 call of an armed robbery.
Thirty-six-year-old Ibrahim Yousef Battat, Laguna Niguel, is charged with one felony count of attempted murder, one felony count of elder abuse, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s office.