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2017 Archived News

7.26.17: Defendant Convicted for Murder in Failed Marijuana Deal

Christopher Nelson was convicted by a jury for the second-degree murder of Roy Fearon. The jury also found true a gun use alleg…

7.21.17: Gang Member Sentenced for Possessing Firearms

The Honorable Russell Hom sentenced Todd Williams to 15 years state prison. On June 14, 2017, a jury convicted Williams of two c…

7.21.17: Defendant Sentenced for 1995 Double Murder, Attempted Murders

The Honorable David De Alba sentenced Hung Phi Nguyen to life in prison without the possibility of parole plus an additional 99 …

7.20.17: Gang Member Convicted for Del Paso Heights Shooting

Joseph Fair was convicted by a jury of attempted murder and assault with a firearm. The jury also found true multiple allegatio…

7.19.17: June 26, 2016 Capitol Riot – Statement Regarding Arrests

On June 26, 2016, members of the Traditional Worker’s Party (TWP) held a rally on the west steps of the state capitol after secu…

7.17.17: Defendant Convicted for Murder Outside North Highlands Home

Brian Sholl was convicted by a jury for the second-degree murder of Brian Haywood. The jury also found true the allegation that…

7.14.17: Defendant Sentenced for Multiple Sexual Assaults

The Honorable Bunmi Awoniyi sentenced Steven McCarter to 151 years to life in prison. On June 5, 2017, a jury convicted McCarte…

7.11.17: Defendant Convicted for Shooting at Vehicle Near Arden Fair Mall

Robert Faler was convicted by a jury of attempted murder, shooting at an occupied vehicle, and being a felon in possession of a …

6.30.17: “Non-Violent Second-Striker” Early Prison Releases: JUNE 2017 Update

As of June 30, 2017, 242 inmates sentenced from Sacramento County have been granted early prison releases. In the month of June,…

6.27.17: Defendant Convicted for Sexual Assault of Homeless Woman

Lonnie Calimee was convicted by a jury of first-degree residential burglary and sexual penetration of an unconscious victim.

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