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5.12.17: Defendant Convicted for North Highlands Party Shooting

Ira Johnson was convicted by a jury for the second-degree murder of Rogelio Gastelum, and two counts of attempted murder. Th…

5.9.17: Defendant Convicted of Kidnapping and Assault with Intent to Commit Rape

Thomas Chavez was convicted by a Sacramento Superior Court judge of kidnapping and assault with the intent to commit rape.

5.8.17: Defendant Convicted of Two Robberies

Pierre Cleveland was convicted by jury of two counts of robbery for two separate robberies which took place in September 2015…

5.8.17: Defendant Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder of His Children

Charles Ewers pled guilty to two counts of attempted murder and admitted two enhancements for causing great bodily injury and…

5.3.17: Defendant Convicted for Murdering Wife

Justin Jesus was convicted by a jury for the first-degree murder of his wife, Elizabeth Masters. The jury found the allegatio…

5.1.17: Defendant Convicted for Child Sexual Assault

Maurice Higgs was convicted by a jury of three counts of child sexual assault on a child 10 years or younger, two counts of c…

5.1.17: Defendant Sentenced for 1997 Sexual Assault

The Honorable Marjorie Koller sentenced Joseph Brian Cox to 20 years in prison. On March 15, 2017, Cox pled guilty to three …

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