2013 News Releases

Dec. 23, 2013
CVS Pharmacy, Inc ordered to pay $658,500 in consumer protection settlement

Dec. 20, 2013
Judge orders Empire Today, LLC to pay more than $330,000 in civil lawsuit

Dec. 19, 2013
Jury decides death for man who murdered his 2-month-old daughter and left her remains in plastic container

Dec. 17, 2013
Jury finds man guilty of the 2001 Desert Hot Springs murder of his 2-month-old daughter whose remains were found in a plastic container

Dec. 12, 2013
Jury finds former sheriff's deputy guilty of murder in off-duty shooting of man in Murrieta bar

Dec. 11, 2013

Dec. 10, 2013
Charges filed in case of woman, child killed at Riverside bus bench

Nov. 21, 2013
Operation targeting Post Release Community Supervision offenders nets 34 arrests

Nov. 7, 2013
DA's Office Eastern Division in Indio relocating to Palm Desert

Nov. 6, 2013
DA's Office to host California District Attorneys Association Legislation Summit

Nov. 5, 2013
Former Moreno Valley councilman agrees to plead guilty to federal bribery charge

Oct. 17, 2013
DA's Office charges San Bernardino city councilman in ID theft and stalking case

Oct. 4, 2013
Jury convicts Riverside man in $5 million real estate Ponzi scheme

Sept. 26, 2013
Operation targeting post release community supervision offenders nets 15 arrests

Sept. 24, 2013
Judge orders Rite Aid Corporation to pay $12.3 million settlement for environmental violations

Sept. 18, 2013
Charges filed against man in the murder of 6-year-old girl in Moreno Valley

Sept. 5, 2013
Judge orders two corporations  -- one in Corona -- to pay civil settlement

July 25, 2013
Sky Valley area woman charged with 30 animal cruelty-related counts

July 22, 2013
DA's Office launches new website

July 22, 2013
Owner and manager of Global Captive Breeders are charged in animal cruelty case

July 18, 2013
DA's Office hosts Human Trafficking Prosecution Conference

July 5, 2013
Fugitive wanted for 2012 robbery and assault arrested in Arizona

July 3, 2013
Serial arsonist charged with 13 counts of arson in nine area fires

July 1, 2013
Senior Deputy District Attorney Pete Nolan recognized as state's outstanding prosecutor

June 27, 2013
Jury convicts man of murdering woman whose body was found in a suitcase

June 25, 2013
Jury convicts man of murdering Hemet woman 33 years ago

June 25, 2013
Man on DA's Wanted Fugitive Program for child molest and rape captured in Oregon

June 20, 2013
Temecula-area man arrested by SAFE Task Force members

June 20, 2013
Jurors decide death for two of three men who murdered Marine sergeant and wife, life without parole for third man

June 17, 2013
Jury finds a La Quinta woman guilty of the 2009 torture and murder of her 3-year-old daughter

June 5, 2013
Jury finds two former Marines guilty of murdering Marine sergeant and his wife

June 5, 2013
Jury finds former Marine guilty of murders of Marine sergeant and his wife

June 3, 2013
Fugitive wanted for 2009 Corona child murder returned to Riverside County

May 3, 2013
District Attorney's office announces annual PRIDE award recipients

April 18, 2013
Two Coachella Valley men charged in insurance fraud case with loss of more than $1 million

April 12, 2013
Fugitive wanted in $650,000 desert area embezzlement case captured and returned to Riverside County

April 12, 2013
DA Zellerbach recognized as a Champion of Justice by county Fair Housing Council

April 9, 2013
Cathedral City councilmember charged with misappropriation of public funds

April 4, 2013
Home Depot agrees to pay $8 million in penalties for environmental violations

March 28, 2013
Insurance agent charged with grand theft

March 14, 2013
Jurors recommend death for two men in the 2008 execution murder of an Indio man

March 14, 2013 
Father and daughter arraigned in workers' comp fraud case of more than $1 million

March 12, 2013
DA files first case under new human trafficking law

March 8, 2013
DA's Office Crisis Response Team provides assistance to those involved in traumatic events

February 22, 2013
Judge orders Best Buy Stores to pay nearly $900,000 in consumer protection case

February 11, 2013
DA's Office files charges against Christopher Dorner for the murder of a Riverside police officer

February 5, 2013
Former male nurse at Murrieta hospital charged with sexual battery on two female patients

February 1, 2013
Hemet man, owner of Palm Desert-based pool company, arraigned on criminal charges

January 22, 2013
Three charged with murder of 16-year-old boy in Hemet

January 22, 2013
Fresh & Easy stores ordered to pay more than $800,000 for pricing violations

January 15, 2013
SAFE Task Force assists in finding missing local teen rescued in Colorado

January 7, 2013
New Family Justice Center opens in Indio

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