Hundreds Removed from Gang Injunction Lists

Hundreds Removed from Gang Injunction Lists

The names of 332 people have been removed from civil gang injunction lists affecting neighborhoods across San Diego County following a careful review by the District Attorney’s Office, which worked to confirm individuals’ lack of recent criminal and gang activity. The civil injunctions were filed several years ago in various cities across the county, often […]

DA Lawyer, Lilia Garcia, Makes Women's Hall of Fame

DA Lawyer Makes Women’s Hall of Fame

Lilia Garcia has spent much of her life promoting equality and justice on both sides of the border, mentoring young Latina attorneys and training lawyers in Mexico and the U.S. On Sunday she will be inducted into the Women’s Hall of Fame at the 18th annual ceremony recognizing women from San Diego whose actions and […]

DA Investigator Honored for Efforts in Drug Prevention

DA Investigator Honored for Efforts in Drug Prevention

Investigator Anthony “Tony” Pellegrino received the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks’ Enrique Camarena Award.  This award recognizes and honors law enforcement officers who have made a significant contribution in the field of drug prevention. The District Attorney Bureau of Investigation nominated Tony for the drug awareness and prevention classes he has been teaching at […]

Office Manager Convicted of 51 Felony Counts in Massive Patient Referral Scam

Restitution for Customers who Purchased ProActiv Acne Product from Direct Marketing Company

District Attorney Summer Stephan announced today that California-based Guthy-Renker L.L.C, which markets acne treatment care and hair products, will pay up to $8.5 million to settle a consumer protection lawsuit that it misled customers as a result of its auto-renew practices. [TWEET THIS] The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office, as part of the California […]

Class of 2019 Deputy DA's Sworn in

Class of 2019 Deputy DA’s Sworn in

Today, 22 Deputy District Attorneys took their oath and were sworn in by District Attorney Summer Stephan at the Hall of Justice in Downtown. The members of the new class, who have diverse professional and personal backgrounds, bring an array of rich experience to the DA’s Office. [TWEET THIS] “I am excited to welcome the […]

Governor Newsom Reverses Cop Killer's Parole

Governor Newsom Reverses Cop Killer’s Parole

Governor Gavin Newsom has reversed the Parole Board’s decision to grant parole to Jesus Cecena, 57, who killed San Diego police officer, Archie Buggs, in 1978. The Governor’s decision, on January 18, reverses the Parole Board’s grant which occurred in August. Cecena’s next parole hearing is in February 2020. [TWEET THIS] DA Stephan urged Gov. Newsom […]