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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 chil…

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 cou…

4.28.17: “Non-Violent Second-Striker” Early Prison Releases: APRIL 2017 Update

As of April 28, 2017, 226 inmates sentenced from Sacramento County have been granted early prison releases. Given the number of…

4.25.17: DA Schubert Announces 2nd Disbursement through Public Safety & Community Improvement Fund

On December 1, 2015, the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office, Sacramento City Attorney’s Office and the City of Rancho …

4.24.17: Defendant Sentenced for Series of Sexual Assaults, Robberies

The Honorable Shelleyanne Chang sentenced Jerry West Jr. to 446 years to life in prison. On February 7, 2017, a jury convicted …

4.24.17: Defendant Convicted of Carjacking, Discharging Firearm, Evading

Jamar Stevens was convicted by a jury of carjacking with a use of a firearm allegation found true. Stevens was also convicted o…

4.7.17: Pair Sentenced for Torture, Murder in Midtown Apartment

The Honorable Maryanne Gilliard sentenced Jeremy McMahon to life in prison without the possibility of parole and sentenced Miche…

4.7.17: Defendant Sentenced for Felony Convictions, Stemming from Welfare Fraud

The Honorable Michael Kenny sentenced Randnette Billings to four years and four months in county jail prison. Billings will ser…

4.6.17: Former CHP Employee Convicted for Murder of Woman

Cresencio Camasura was convicted by a jury of murder in the second degree of Vida Sarang. The jury also found true the allegati…

4.3.2017: "Non-Violent Second-Striker” Early Prison Releases: MARCH 2017 Update

As of March 31, 2017, 214 inmates sentenced from Sacramento County have been granted early prison releases. In the month of Marc…

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